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How To Lose a Paralegal Job In 10 Days

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Have you ever had one of those weekends where you just want to watch entertaining TV? No news, no documentaries, no dramas, just entertain me. Well, I did that one weekend, and it was the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 days. It’s just a funny, romantic comedy.

EU members and agencies accused of ‘atrocious crimes’ against Libyan refugees


The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Wednesday filed a criminal complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the “atrocious crimes” of detaining and intercepting Libyan refugees and returning refugees to Libya.

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Pick a Winner: Don't Take on Too Many Social Channels At Once

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When lawyers get excited about content marketing prospects, they get really keyed up to add social channels. And, that’s a great idea. Because it’s true that, the more social channels you have, the better – since the more places your profile and content exists, the broader your reach becomes.

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Jackson issues dissent in Missouri death-penalty case a day after majority allowed execution to proceed


Share One day after the Supreme Court refused to block the execution of Missouri inmate Kevin Johnson, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson released an opinion , joined by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, explaining the pair’s dissent from Tuesday’s ruling.

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8 Benefits of Automatic Lawyer Time-Tracking Software

Automatic lawyer time-tracking software captures all the work you do, eliminating the need to manually track your time. This guide will help you: See how Automatic Time Tracking can benefit your firm. Learn how your firm can start saving hours every day. Then, spend all that time focused on your clients.

Landlords and the Best of Intentions


Landlords may grow rich as they sleep, but there's no rest for the tenant who must pay rent or get thrown out on the street.


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EU dispatch: ICC legal defence staff launching historic strike over labour rights, pay disparity


Law students from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the European Union and its member states. Ciara Dinneny is a trainee with the Law Society of Ireland. She files this dispatch from Dublin. .

Criminal Justice and Supportive Services Nonprofits To Consider On GivingTuesday

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Today is GivingTuesday , an annual campaign encouraging “radical generosity” to charitable causes around the world. . Here’s a brief list of some varied organizations in and around the criminal and legal space providing services and working on community initiatives to consider: .

Colorado web designer’s First Amendment challenge will test the scope of state anti-discrimination laws


Share The Supreme Court on Monday will revisit a long-simmering tension between legal protections for LGBTQ people and the rights of business owners who oppose same-sex marriage. The case, 303 Creative v.

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Basic Knowledge to Have Before Applying for SSDI


You should gather your medical records before filling out the initial application. Remember to be honest and detailed in your answers.

Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

Manually managing contracts is error-prone & time-consuming. Missed dates, overwritten versions & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand which features are right for you.

That's Refreshing: When Did You Last Revise Your Law Firm Templates?

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

It’s hard enough running a law firm, without having to schedule time and effort to revise the templates you use in your law practice. So, most lawyers don’t take the time to do it at all. Or, they only update their templates when there has been a major statutory change.

UN human rights chief: Myanmar junta has issued over 130 death sentences in private proceedings


High commissioner of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk Friday condemned military courts in Myanmar for handing out over 130 death sentences in court proceedings not accessible to the public.

How Long Is a Paragraph?

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Get to the Point | Short paragraphs produce more readable documents. The post How Long Is a Paragraph? appeared first on Attorney at Work. Communicating Communications Skills Get to the Point Grammar Legal Writing You At Work

A quiet bench on the Quiet Title Act: Justices hold muted debate on statute of limitations


Share Wednesday’s argument in Wilkins v. United States was a quiet one, with several of the justices saying so little that it is difficult to discern what they are thinking.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Everything You Need to Know About Bus Accidents and Seeking Legal Help


When a bus crashes with any other vehicle or object, there's a high chance for severe injuries. News & Politics bus accident attorneys bus accident claims bus accident compensation bus accident lawyers fatal bus accident

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Case Status, Mobile Client Portal and Messaging App, Raises $5M Series B, For Total Raise of $11M


Case Status , a mobile client portal and messaging platform with a primary focus on consumer law firms, has raised $5 million in a Series B round, bringing its total funding to over $11 million. . Last January, the company raised $3.5

US Supreme Court to consider federal student loan forgiveness dispute in February


The US Supreme Court Thursday agreed to consider whether President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is unlawful in February 2023.

Municipalities of Puerto Rico v. Exxon: a unique class action against fossil fuel companies presses for climate accountability in the United States

Law Columbia

. By Korey Silverman-Roati and Maria Antonia Tigre.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Form Builders: Create Online Client Intake Forms for Your Law Firm

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This process has increased the number of intake forms our firm has received, and the information we get is much more helpful. The post Form Builders: Create Online Client Intake Forms for Your Law Firm appeared first on Attorney at Work. Law Firm Website Legal Intake Tech Tips

Florida Woman Sues Kraft for $5m Because Macaroni Cup Takes Too Long to Prepare


The Florida-based plaintiff claims that Velveeta Shells & Cheese macaroni cups' advertised 3.5-minute cook time doesn't account for steps such as removing the packaging and adding water.

To Combat Opioid Overdoses, Texas Gov Greg Abbott Supports Decriminalizing Fentanyl Testing Strips

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“ To combat opioid overdoses, Gov.

US Senate passes bill to federally recognize same-sex and interracial marriage amid Supreme Court fears


The US Senate Tuesday passed a bill to federally protect same-sex marriage in a bipartisan vote of 61-36. The bill’s supporters included 49 Democrat senators and 12 Republicans.

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Getting Automated: An End-to-End Guide to Law Firm Automation

This guide is designed to help you understand and overcome your automation gap so you can offload all the work you don't want to do onto a cloud-based platform. We'll walk through all the tasks your firm can automate, how to implement automation and measure your success.

When Researching Case Law, How Do You Know When It’s Safe to Stop?


We’ve all been there or heard the stories: You’re a junior associate working on a make-or-break case. Partners are breathing down your neck to meet deadlines.

5 Techniques for Instant Stress Relief

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Gray Robinson | Wouldn’t it be great if you could flip a switch when you experience stress and anxiety, and they quickly and easily went away? The post 5 Techniques for Instant Stress Relief appeared first on Attorney at Work. Friday Five Lawyer Health Lawyer Stress Well-Being You At Work

This Week In Rideshare: Crimes, Trucks and Uber


Passengers on guard, self-driving trucks expand and Uber not downsizing. LegalRideshare breaks it down. News & Politics legalrideshare rideshare apps rideshare companies rideshare safety rideshare services this week in rideshare


Lethal Robots Authorized in San Francisco

The Crime Report

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted on Wednesday to allow police in the city to kill criminal suspects with teleoperated robots if they believe there is an imminent threat of death to officers or members of the public, Khari Johnson reports for WIRED.

Legal Operations 101: A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments

Legal departments are no longer asking whether to invest in legal operations. Instead, they're interested in building a team that will deliver positive outcomes. Gain insight into key factors required for strong legal ops, process optimization, and more!