Tired of hearing about tech security yet? Just wait, it’s likely to get even more intense. With a workforce that’s increasingly distributed — which means a mix of telecommuters, freelancers, subcontractors, and consultants — even smaller law firms are feeling ...Read More »
As mediators, attorneys and educators, we understand the importance of preparing litigators to engage in mediation advocacy effectively. We also understand the realities of law firm practice and the scarcity of time attorneys have to devote to professional development. However, ...
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Let’s imagine a friend has asked you to read over her brief. She’s eloquent and persuasive, and her grammar and punctuation are beyond reproach. And then you see a snarky phrase. Your pen hovers over it. Let it be, or ...Read More »
Pressures are mounting for everyone involved in the unmanned aircraft systems industry, as increasingly severe penalties and new registration requirements force recreational and commercial users of UAS to adapt to evolving laws and regulations. With a recent $1.9 million penalty ...
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One of the better blogs I’ve read that relates to trial issues is The Persuasive Litigator (persuasivelitigator.com). Its author, Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, recently wrote about jurors and their calculations regarding civil damages. He noted that a recent study demonstrated that ...Read More »
Editor’s note: The following was submitted in response to the announcement of a consent judgment entered into by the North Carolina State Bar and LegalZoom following litigation between the parties regarding whether LegalZoom’s activities constitute the unauthorized practice of law. ...
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Amy R. Fiterman and M. Joseph Winebrenner Mass tort litigation is a significant and increasingly more common liability exposure for businesses. Mass torts are more popular now than ever before. In the period from 2012-14, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict ...Read More »
by Dennis Saylor and Daniel I. Small Whether you are just starting out or an experienced hand, you should take every opportunity you can to watch other lawyers try cases. When a trial lawyer stands up in open court, the ...Read More »
For attorneys who do both, dealing with colleagues and clients and dealing with children have a lot in common: You have to figure out how to deal with different personalities, you have to carefully manage your time, and there are ...Read More »