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9 Ways to Succeed as a Personal Injury Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

Do you want to stand out as a Personal Injury Paralegal?

Law Firm Profitability Checklist

Rocket Matter

If you run a legal practice, you want it to be profitable. And it’s not just because bringing in an impressive revenue sounds, well, impressive. It’s because profitability allows your practice to thrive.

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Six Quick Tips to Minimize Distractions

Attorney at Work

Whether you work in a traditional office or a home office, distractions are everywhere. While we can’t completely remove ourselves from interruptions, we can minimize distractions a bit with these six tricks. Turn Off Notifications. Apps are all begging for your attention.

When Children Hurt Children: Restorative Justice and Child Victims

The Crime Report

How much of a say should child victims have when they’re dragged into the criminal justice system? An Israeli researcher argues that there’s a significant gap between the involvement in decision-making that child victims expect and the level of attention professionals are willing to give them.

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Take Control of Your Contracts Without Wrecking the Budget

Manually managing contracts is time-consuming and leaves you prone to errors. 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 what's right for you!

What Do You Talk About During An Attorney Consultation?

L4SB

How business owners can pay a small fee for a wealth of information. You may think phrases such as “Let me consult with my attorney” may not apply to a.

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Justice is blind but can still drive a car

HowAppealing

Justice is blind but can still drive a car: Katrenia Busch of WNEM in Saginaw, Michigan reports that “ Blind state Supreme Court justice drives for first time.” ” The post Justice is blind but can still drive a car appeared first on How Appealing

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This Biglaw Firm Has The Most Women Equity Partners In The Am Law 200

Above The Law

Equity partnership is the best kind of partnership. The post This Biglaw Firm Has The Most Women Equity Partners In The Am Law 200 appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Equity Partners Trivia Question of the Day Women's Issues

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Nearly 50,000 People Held in ‘Prolonged’ Solitary: Report

The Crime Report

A new report from Yale Law School’s Arthur Liman Center and the Correctional Leaders Association reveals that between 41,000 and 48,000 men and women are being held in prolonged solitary confinement in U.S.

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New Excise Tax Targets Stock Buybacks

Intelligize Blog

As would be expected for legislation with the sweeping scope of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, getting enough politicians to vote “yes” required an array of compromises and sweeteners. One of the most important revenue generators added to the U.S.

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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.

Federal appeals court rules Arkansas cannot ban gender-affirming care for youth

JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Thursday that Arkansas may not prohibit doctors from providing gender-affirming care to transgender youth in the state.

12 Brand Recognition Strategies for Legal Practices

LegalReader

If a legal practice can highlight how it's making a difference in society, that can help with brand recognition. Jibran Qazi, MCPD. Business attorney marketing branding content marketing for law firms inbound marketing for law firms marketing for law firms rebranding

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‘Third Branch of Public Safety’ Thrives in Albuquerque

The Crime Report

Photo via ACS website. One year into its implementation, the Albuquerque Community Safety (ACS) Department is gaining traction in addressing street-level mental health, addiction and homeless related crises— much to the relief of the city’s besieged police and fire departments.

Cities & the Inflation Reduction Act

Law Columbia

By Amy Turner. On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (or “IRA”), widely hailed as the most ambitious piece of climate legislation in U.S. history.

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.

Abortion drug maker drops lawsuit challenging Mississippi restrictions on provision and use of drug

JURIST

An abortion-inducing drug’s manufacturer has dropped its lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s restrictions on the provision and use of the drug, in connection with “the changed national landscape” in the wake of the US Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson. GenBioPro Inc.,

Lawsuit: For-Profit Prison in Georgia Uses Immigrants as Slave Labor

LegalReader

The lawsuit claims that immigrants who refuse to work for wages between $1 and $4 per day are threatened with solitary detention. Lawsuits & Litigation CoreCivic for-profit prisons forced labor ICE immigration detention center inmate rights slavery stewart detention center

Phone Injustice: Profiting from Families of the Incarcerated

The Crime Report

photo by muckrock via Flickr. During my 30 years in Congress, I have dedicated my time to improving the lives of vulnerable people. Before I return home from Washington, I am determined to pass the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act , which will end predatory prison and jail call rates.

Brainstorming Guidelines: 10 Tips for Today’s Law Firm Marketing

Attorney at Work

A brainstorming session is a valuable and creative tool law firm marketing teams can use to foster their brands, communicate their messages, and deliver real impact in their law firm branding, marketing and public relations. Elements of an Effective Brainstorming Session.

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.

Afghanistan dispatch: Attorney General’s Office no longer investigating and prosecuting crime

JURIST

Thomas Kraemer is Senior Counsel at Kakar Advocates in Kabul, Afghanistan, and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a Special Correspondent for JURIST currently based in Istanbul, Türkiye. .

5 Reasons Estate Planning is Important

LegalReader

If you're keen on safeguarding your assets and heirs even after your death, it's time you consider having an estate plan.

No Gossiping or Hanging Out, NYPD Tells Cops

The Crime Report

NYPD officers have been ordered not to congregate or stop to chat on city streets, NY1 reports. A new memo delineated changes to the department’s patrol guide and ordered officers not to congregate, or chat with other officers unless absolutely necessary. “This is absolutely unnecessary.

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Tennessee Court of Appeals: HCLA plaintiff should have been allowed to substitute expert.

Day on Torts

Where an HCLA plaintiff’s expert refused to testify due to no fault of plaintiff or plaintiff’s counsel, the Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled that the trial court should have allowed plaintiff to secure a substitute expert. In Blackburn v. McLean , No. M2021-00417-COA-R3-CV, 2022 WL 3225397 (Tenn.

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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!

Former Kentucky police detective pleads guilty to falsifying warrant affidavit that led to death of Breonna Taylor

JURIST

The US Department of Justice announced Tuesday that a former Louisville, Kentucky detective has pleaded guilty to two separate federal charges.

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What If I Was Partially Responsible for My Personal Injuries?

LegalReader

When going through an insurance company to recover compensation for an accident, the insurance adjuster may attribute a higher percentage of fault to the person who is not their customer. It’s critical to be on the alert for this situation.

Prosecutors Seek 17+ Years for Ex-NYPD Officer in Jan. 6 Riots 

The Crime Report

The Department of Justice is seeking a sentence of 210 months for Thomas Webster, a veteran of the Marine Corps and former 20-year NYPD officer who assaulted and choked a DC police officer during the Capitol riot, 13NewsNow reports.

Justices, signaling interest in False Claims Act, are asked to clarify a “knowing” violation

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here.

The Ultimate State Trial Court Research & Analytics Platform

Trellis offers state trial court records for legal research with analysis on judges, verdicts, opposing counsel, motions, dockets & legal issues. Discover how judges have ruled on similar motions, or gain insights on opposing counsel, prospects, or clients. Download the guide and request a demo.