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How to Reduce Costs Without Losing Productivity

Rocket Matter

When operating a law firm, you want to reduce the ever-present yet unavoidable overhead costs.

A Paralegal Survey to Build A Better Workplace

Paralegal Bootcamp

Have you ever taken a survey and thought, why do these questions matter? Does what I say actually have an impact? Can I really give my honest opinion? Does someone actually care about my answers?

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Planning A Fall Job Search? Here Are 3 Ways To Get Ready.

Above The Law

Job searching is an arduous process. The post Planning A Fall Job Search? Here Are 3 Ways To Get Ready. appeared first on Above the Law. Technology Job Search Resume Wendi Weiner

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Law Firm Telephone Etiquette Best Practices

Attorney at Work

Attorney Noble McIntyre shares best practices for rolling out the welcome mat for new clients. First, tips for law firm telephone etiquette.

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!

Is Making a Referral Risky?

ALPS

Referrals of all types are commonplace in the practice of law. They are often made after work is declined. Staff may pass a name along in response to a cold call or to a client who needs a service that your firm doesn’t provide.

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Why UK Lawyers are Going on Strike

The Crime Report

As the United Kingdom edges closer to a recession, with inflation galloping away at nearly 12 percent, many criminal justice workers are desperate for a pay rise to keep pace with the rising cost of living. A pay settlement of 5 percent has been agreed for the national police, to no one’s surprise.

Why We Don’t Have Nice (Legal Tech) Things [Sponsored]

Above The Law

Join us for this webinar as we breakdown ILTACON and what the latest in legal tech will mean for your firm. The post Why We Don’t Have Nice (Legal Tech) Things appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Sponsored Content Technology Uncategorized Disco Webinars

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How to Prepare to Talk With an Attorney

L4SB

Time is money so make sure you are ready to meet with your attorney for the first time. It can all be very overwhelming. Finding yourself in a situation where. Dispute Resolution attorney consultation business law disputes Law 4 Small Business

Can 988 Call Centers Meet the Demand?

The Crime Report

Two years ago, the Joe Biden administration earmarked $432 million toward strengthening the ability of local and backup 988 call centers and delivering associated services. But the call centers are still waiting for needed resources from the states, reports NPR.

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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.

UN Expert warns LGBT rights being eroded in US, urges stronger protections

JURIST

A UN Independent Expert Tuesday said that the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender diverse (LGBT) people are being “deliberately undermined” by some state governments in the United States and urged the Biden administration to strengthen and protect LGBT rights.

Security fencing around court is removed, but building remains closed to public

SCOTUSBlog

Share An eight-foot-tall fence erected around the Supreme Court in the spring has come down, replaced by a network of much smaller barriers.

5 Benefits of Launching a Law Firm Website 

Attorney at Work

Sooner or later, every lawyer in solo or small firm practice asks themselves whether they should create a law firm website — or how long they can put it off.

Report From a ‘War Zone’: The Tragedy of Rikers Island

The Crime Report

Rikers Island is a war zone. Every day, people are fighting for their lives. Years of reports, hearings, and press conferences have documented the abusive conditions at the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City. Little has changed.

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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.

Afghanistan dispatch: ‘once dying is better than dying every day’

JURIST

Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground from that country since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021.

Why Joint Child Custody is the Right Choice for Newly Divorced Parents

LegalReader

Children can benefit a lot from joint custody. This is when they recognize that they’re more important than the issues that ended your marriage.

Web 3.0 + Lawyer Engagement Agreements -Part I – Representing a DAO

My Shingle

Ready or not, Web 3.0 is going mainstream. According to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Blockchain and Web3 published in July 2022, wider consumer and business adoption of Web 3.0

The New (Still Troubling) Look of Juvenile Justice in California

The Crime Report

Strings of fairy lights adorning fenced-in exercise yards. Bright new paint obscuring cinder block walls. Cozy reading nooks” and starry night ceiling panels.

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.

India Supreme Court expands family rights to LGBTQ+ and unmarried partners

JURIST

The Indian Supreme Court Monday released a decision expanding the conventional legal meaning of “family” and granted equal protection of the law to an atypical family unit.

3 Tips for Winning a Child Custody Battle

LegalReader

A good parent should know every detail about their children, education, friends, etc. Although many parents underestimate this aspect, you’d be surprised at how much knowing small details will help you win your custody case.

Two petitions probe permissible evidence in convictions and sentencing

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. In criminal trials, the Constitution places various limits on what information judges and juries may consider.

Faulty Drug Testing May Have Falsely Convicted Thousands in Michigan 

The Crime Report

Director of the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division Jeffrey Nye informed state prosecutors in a letter Wednesday that the department’s drug tests could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that drivers were under the influence of cannabis, The Detroit Metro Times reports.

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!

Bosnia and Herzegovina air pollution causing thousands of deaths: HRW

JURIST

Life-threatening air pollution in Bosnia and Herzegovina has caused the deaths of thousands of citizens, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Monday.

4 Types of Child Custody and How They Work

LegalReader

Sole custody means they favor one of the parents, allowing them full autonomy to decide their children’s future without being concerned about the other parent’s wishes.

Today on Legaltech Week: #ILTACON22 Post-Mortem, Plus A Guest Panelist – Join Us Live at 3 ET

LawSites

Today at 3 E.T., join us live for our post-mortem analysis of ILTACON, the just-concluded annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. The panelists will share their impressions and takeaways.

Report: Diversion Can Address Racial Bias Against Justice-Involved Youth

The Crime Report

In order to reduce racial and ethnic disparities and enhance outcomes for young people in our country’s juvenile justice systems, those systems need to focus on diversion, a new report from the Sentencing Project argues.

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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.