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The Latest Step in the Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse Case and What It Means for Survivors

April 22, 2021

Anyone who hasn’t heard about the Boy Scouts of America sexual abuse case has likely been living under a rock. What started as a few hundred claims a couple of years ago surrounding sexual abuse by BSA staff and volunteers has grown into more than 80,000 claims. Just take a moment to think about that…  Read more

Our New Qualified Settlement Fund Brochure

April 15, 2021

Your greatest ability is flexibility. A qualified settlement fund (QSF) provides you and your client with opportunities to unpack the complexities of your settlement and control them.   Read more

A Blueprint for Strategizing Firm Cash Flow

April 14, 2021

By John Bair, originally published on crispvideo.com Managing partners and their CFOs know that efficient firm growth requires more than large case wins and case volume. A sophisticated financial planning architecture that considers both the short game – controlling receipt of revenue (and its correlated pass-through taxation) between now and year-end, and the long game…  Read more

#MeToo Settlement Planning

April 5, 2021

By Sam Dolce, Originally Posted on LinkedIn With the rise of the #MeToo movement, civil law suits centered around issues of sexual assault are being filed everyday. Milestone does everything we can as a company to push the #MeToo movement forward. We ensure sexual assault survivors receive the biggest beneficial impact possible from their settlements/verdicts.…  Read more

Mary Wyant​ Joins Monolith Advisors as Client Service Associate

March 31, 2021

Like Milestone, Monolith Advisors is part of the Seventh Amendment Holdings suite of companies. A boutique wealth management firm, Monolith offers a full spectrum of services. Its advisors truly get to know people and develop a personalized, collaborative strategy — one that clients can follow even as the market changes and life unfolds. Join us…  Read more

A Case for Women

March 22, 2021

We thought of no better way to wrap up this year’s Women’s History Month than by highlighting the incredible work of a company in the legal space that was made for women, by women, and because of women. Enter, A Case for Women. A Case for Women (“ACFW”) informs women about the affordable legal options…  Read more

Welcome, Angela Feeney, Our New Office Administrator!

March 17, 2021

Meet Angela Feeney, who has joined Milestone as office administrator. We asked her a few questions about her education, career, and life. Read more about Angela below. Where did you attend school, and what did you study? I received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Canisius College. What led you to Milestone? I…  Read more

Meet Kristen Rutkowski, Our Director of Finance!

March 15, 2021

We’re delighted to introduce Kristen Rutkowski, who has joined Milestone as director of finance. After going to college here in New York, Kristen went west and had some exciting adventures before landing back home and joining our team. We asked her a few questions about her education, career, and life. Read more about Kristen below.…  Read more

Optimizing Settlement: A New Standard of Care for Trial Lawyers

March 5, 2021

To be one of the best trial lawyers in the country, you can’t do it alone. You likely have a mentor, a paralegal, a team of associates or colleagues, business partnerships, and then some. These people and resources help you prepare for litigation, and they help you succeed in a trial or settlement negotiation. But…  Read more

Small Firms Winning Big Cases Should Use Firm-wide Qualified Settlement Funds

February 22, 2021

By Sam Dolce-Powers, Esq. If you’re managing a boutique law firm earning contingency fees, you already know that when the big case hits, you must be prepared to capitalize. I watched first-hand as my own family’s firm navigated big wins – as well as financial crisis and tax season. However, there are tools available to…  Read more