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Paralegal Interview Tips to Land Your Dream Job

Paralegal Bootcamp

When I was starting out, many people told me that I will need a few years of experience being a legal assistant/secretary and/or a paralegal degree before landing a paralegal position. To me, that was quite disappointing. I did not have the experience, but I had the degree.

What You Can Learn From Case Setbacks

Attorney at Work

Every lawyer has had some type of case setback — whether it’s the judge deciding for the other party on a motion, losing the case, or being fired by a client. It doesn’t matter how good you are, or how many years you’ve been in practice, even minor setbacks can cause stress and feelings of […].

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How to Create a ‘Model Prosecutor’

The Crime Report

Brian Middleton, a Democrat, is running unopposed for his second term as a DA in Fort Bend County, Texas. Photo courtesy Brian Middleton. In this painfully polarized political season, Brian Middleton seems an anomaly.

How to Stop Having to Write and Send Declination Letters

ALPS

Declination letters , also referred to as non-engagement letters, are those letters that say, “thanks, but no.” ” Some lawyers use them religiously and others not so much. Those in the not-so-much crowd apparently just don’t see the need and the excuses vary.

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.

You Have To Check Out This Epic Supreme Court Jeopardy! Fail

Above The Law

It's not that hard. The post You Have To Check Out This Epic Supreme Court <em>Jeopardy!</em> </em> Fail appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Jeopardy! Ketanji Brown Jackson Supreme Court

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Justice Department announces actions to protect voting rights

JURIST

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Monday that it will send monitors to 24 states in an effort to ensure compliance with the rule of law and federal voting rights in the midterm elections this Tuesday.

The Rise of State Anti-ESG Legislation

Fordham Law News

“[I]f you boycott Texas energy, then Texas will boycott you.” [1] 1] In 2021, Texas enacted Senate Bill 13, a law that prohibits the state from doing business with financial institutions that the state deems are boycotting energy companies. [2]

My Favorite Law Prof: How I Learned That Culture Shapes Law

Law 360

District Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York considers how a class with Jerry Cohen at Harvard Law helped him understand culture and history’s influence on jurisprudence, and how even seemingly settled law can evolve — all while espousing a more humanistic approach to teaching that restored Judge Rakoff's pride in being a lawyer

Being The Change You Want To See

Above The Law

There is a general fear of being honest, open, and transparent,' according to Aaron Baer, co-founder of the Authentic Lawyer Summit. The post Being The Change You Want To See appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw In-House Counsel Aaron Baer Mental Health Olga V.

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.

US Supreme Court declines to hear case regarding jury size in felony trials

JURIST

The United States Supreme Court Monday denied the appeal of Ramin Khorrami, an Arizona man who was convicted of fraud before an eight-member jury.

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Top Seven Legal Marketing Tactics to Finish the Year Strong?

Attorney at Work

Prepare for a profitable year ahead. Seven top legal marketing tactics to help your law firm finish the year with a bang. The post Top Seven Legal Marketing Tactics to Finish the Year Strong? appeared first on Attorney at Work. Law Firm Billing Law Firm Marketing Legal Technology Product Spotlight

Are Corporate Climate Change Programs Doing Any Good?

Intelligize Blog

The broad-based commitment to fighting climate change has become one of the dominant themes in the global business community. But what if all the promises about carbon emissions and breathless reports of progress on climate-related goals are nothing but hot air?

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What Are the Four Types of Workplace Harassment?

LegalReader

When workers are fired for reporting sexual harassment, this is called retaliation and it is illegal. Business workplace harassment attorneys workplace harassment cases workplace harassment claims workplace harassment lawyers workplace harassment types

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.

US Department of Justice unseals kidnapping charges against Haiti gang leaders

JURIST

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday unsealed charges against seven leaders of five Haiti-based gangs for alleged kidnappings of US citizens in 2021 and 2022.

Don’t DIY Your Legal Data APIs

Attorney at Work

Josh Blandi | Why lawyers should use Managed Services Providers for API integrations. The post Don’t DIY Your Legal Data APIs appeared first on Attorney at Work. Data Analytics / Legal Analytics Legal Outsourcing Legal Software Legal Technology Small Law Firm

Reform – Not Crime – Was the Winning Message in 2022

The Crime Report

Mary Moriarty was the first public defender to be elected DA in Minneapolis. Photo courtesy her campaign.

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What are the Two Types of Divorce Available in Fairfax, VA?

LegalReader

If one of the spouses is convicted of a felony and jailed for more than one year, the other spouse can file for divorce, provided there was no sexual contact between them after the sentencing.

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.

Texas judge issue temporary restraining order, prohibits harassment of black voters

JURIST

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Divison Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order to prohibit poll workers from harassing Black voters at a polling center in Beaumont, Texas.

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Elon Musk, internet freedom, and how the Supreme Court might force big tech into a catch-22

SCOTUSBlog

Share “The bird is freed,” Elon Musk tweeted on the night he completed his $44 billion purchase of Twitter. What he didn’t say is that a series of court cases may soon clip its wings.

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Will California’s Child Privacy Law Set a New National Standard?

The Crime Report

A California privacy law set to go into effect in 2024 will reshape how children and teens use the Internet, Caitlin Dewey reports for Pew Trusts Stateline news service.

What Issues Make a Divorce Cost More Money in Phoenix?

LegalReader

The best way for a couple to end their marriage quickly and avoid legal fees is to have some kind of mediation sessions and agree to a divorce settlement. Lawsuits & Litigation amicable divorce children and divorce divorce and children divorce and finances divorce attorney divorce lawyer

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.

NGO takes legal action against Italy for prohibiting migrants from disembarking rescue ship

JURIST

SOS Humanity, a charitable search and rescue organization, Sunday announced that it is taking legal action against the Italian government for failing to allow 35 migrants aboard an SOS Humanity rescue vessel to disembark.

Unpacking the liability argument against loss and damage funding

Law Columbia

By Andrea Nishi. Credit: Flickr. Loss and damage, the term for the detrimental impacts of climate change that cannot be addressed through mitigation or adaptation, will be a central point of discussion at COP27.

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New York Ruling Still Leaves Door Open for Gun Control: Study

The Crime Report

The Supreme Court ruling striking down New York State’s laws requiring permits for carrying a weapon will have a long-term effect on state gun laws, but in the interim it can be used by states to establish tougher gun restrictions, according to a new analysis from RAND Corporation.

Skilled Worker Visas in Michigan

LegalReader

The next generation of Michigan-based high-tech students is too far away from being properly trained. Business E-2 visa e1-b visa EB-5 visa eb-5 visa holders eb-5 visa requirements f-1 visa H-1B visa h-1b visas

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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!