There are important benefits for trial lawyers using a deferred compensation plan when it comes to their contingent fees. How does it work and are there any restrictions for plaintiff attorneys who want to structure their fees? Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen is joined by co-host Doug Merritt and special guest, nationally recognized tax attorney Robert W. Wood from the firm of Wood & Porter in San Francisco, to discuss the requirements and answer the questions that could help trial lawyers manage their incomes.

Leo Boyle in studio at AAJ

Leo Boyle in studio at AAJ

On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen sits down with famed Boston trial attorney, Leo V. Boyle, from the firm Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C., to give you an inside look at his role as a trial attorney. Leo will talk about his love for the courtroom, the organization, Trial Lawyers Care, which provides free legal services to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the importance of integrating storytelling into every aspect of the trial.

Trial Lawyers are on the front lines of fighting for justice for injured persons, protecting victims’ rights and preserving the right to trial by jury in America…they always have been. But recently trial lawyers have faced a new battle challenging their collective reputation. The world’s largest trial bar, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) has decided to change its name as part of a PR strategy. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Dennis English from Ringler discussing what’s ahead for trial lawyers in the U-S, the priorities for trial lawyers and what’s being done to get the message out. Hear first hand from our special guest – one of the true leaders of the trial lawyers’ profession. Attorney Doug Sheff from Sheff Law Offices, P.C. in Boston. This show was produced at the ATLA convention in Seattle.