Five Attorneys from Albin Law Group Selected to the 2015 Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers List

Albin Law Group is pleased to announce that five of the firm's attorneys have been selected to the 2015 Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers list. This prestigious honor, awarded to those who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of law, is limited to less than five percent of the attorneys in the state. For 2015, Laura Calhoun was recogni...

Read More

We’re Looking for a Top-Notch Paralegal

Albin Law Group is looking for a top-notch family law litigation paralegal. As a family law paralegal, a typical day might include the following: Communicating with clients, courts, and opposing counsel effectively and professionally Drafting pleadings and discovery Preparing for hearings and trials Reporting to 3 or 4 attorneys in Albin Law...

Read More

Divorce and Planning Beyond the Present

Divorce can bring about many concerns that were not previously top of mind, including retirement planning.  For example, when faced with divorce, a partner who has stayed at home to raise a child might be concerned that their future Social Security payments will be significantly lower than their spouse's. Before agreeing to a proposed divisio...

Read More

Butt-Dialers Beware!

No Expectation of Privacy on Pocket-Dialed Calls The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a person has no expectation of privacy in an inadvertent "pocket-dial" call. The decision was reported on July 21, 2015. In the case, the Plaintiff, a chairman of an airport board, had inadvertently placed a pocket-dialed call to the executive assistan...

Read More

Employee or Independent Contractor?

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently changed its approach to answering this difficult question. Read Ed Silverstein's article  "New guidance about independent contractor vs. employee classification called 'subjective'" at InsideCounsel to find out why "there is some reason to believe … actions by the DOL will intensify with the new guid...

Read More