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Intro To Social Media For Lawyers

Above The Law

A brief overview of my favorite social media platforms. The post Intro To Social Media For Lawyers appeared first on Above the Law. Technology Alex Su Biglaw Social Media

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5 Productivity Tips That Helped Me Get My Head Back Above Water

Attorney at Work

A few months back, I was drowning in work. Every available space on my calendar seemed to be filled with other people’s priorities. While it’s good to be busy, it’s not when you get to the point where things start slipping through the cracks.

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Paralegal Career Development – Tips for Asking Your Firm to Invest in You

Paralegal Bootcamp

Asking your firm or attorney to invest in your paralegal career development isn’t always easy. But most law firms and most employers will gladly do it if asked. The biggest and most important step is asking because if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.

Whose Remedy Is It Anyway? The Future Of Product Liability Could Depend On It.

Above The Law

From the day you're born, Johnson & Johnson never stops taking care of you. Unless in cases of. cancer apparently. The post Whose Remedy Is It Anyway? The Future Of Product Liability Could Depend On It. appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Bankruptcy Johnson & Johnson Texas Two Step

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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.

Is It Okay For a Lawyer to Text with Clients?

ALPS

Is it okay for a lawyer to text with clients? This question is one that keeps coming up. The short answer is yes; but just because you can do something, doesn’t mean it’s always a good idea. I say this because texting is ubiquitous in our culture.

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The Cost of Renewables: More Than Lawsuits

LegalReader

The cost of "sustainability" isn't sustainable. Environmental Featured Article News & Politics 9th U.S.

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Key Trends in Client Service That Lawyers Need to Know

My Shingle

Though it seems counter-intuitive, these days, top client service depends more on digital engagement and self-service options than personal human interaction. At least that’s one of the findings of the 2022 State of Service Report sponsored by Salesforce, reports ZDNet.

“The Supreme Court should tread carefully on internet speech”

HowAppealing

“The Supreme Court should tread carefully on internet speech”: The Washington Post has published this editorial. The post “The Supreme Court should tread carefully on internet speech” appeared first on How Appealing

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Three Tips on How to be a Great Mentee

Attorney at Work

As a long-time mentor, I have had the privilege of mentoring hundreds of mentees. Some of these mentor relationships lasted only for a single 30-minute “pick-your-brain” session, while others have been as needed over the trajectory of the lawyers’ careers.

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.

Uyghur Tribunal delivers judgment, alleges state-sponsored genocide in China

JURIST

The Uyghur Tribunal, a self-described “ people’s tribunal ” established in the UK, Tuesday appended a December 2021 judgment , incorporating nearly 300 additional pages of historical background, definitions and evidence.

Barbershops are Like Therapy Offices for the Black Community

LegalReader

Getting your haircut can be therapeutic, according to Lorenzo P. Lewis. Featured Article Mental Health air issues barber barbershop black Black community community cut cut hair discussion hair haircut Lorenzo P. Lewis minority people of color shop talk therapy therapy office therapy offices

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FREE Professional Photos for Lawyer Owners The First Monday in October at SCOTUS

My Shingle

With the first Monday in October fast approaching, many of us solo and small firm lawyers look ahead to a divided Court that doesn’t speak for us or many of our clients. In particular, many solo and small firm lawyers have been left to deal with the horrible aftermath of Dobbs v.

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Racial Disparities in State Prisons Decline: Report

The Crime Report

New research released by the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) shows that the gap between Black and white state imprisonment rates narrowed significantly over the last two decades, reversing a long-lasting trend, with drug crimes driving the decrease.

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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.

New York bail reform law effective, not linked to rise in crime, data shows

JURIST

New York nonprofit The Legal Aid Society (LAS) Thursday reported that data from the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) shows the successes of New York’s 2019 bail reform law.

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Law Firm Hiring and Retention: Five Strategies to Win the Talent War

Attorney at Work

How can you keep good people from leaving your firm — quietly or otherwise? Here’s how to turn law firm hiring and retention challenges to your advantage.

Everything, Everywhere, All At Once: Lead Tracking Can Be for Anything Now

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

With the ubiquity of cloud software and sophistication in legal marketing on the rise, there is not a single thing you can’t track as a law firm, when it comes to marketing.

Oklahoma’s Justice ‘Success Story’

The Crime Report

Photo by Jimmywayne via Flickr. At a time when justice reform has increasingly come under fire around the country, with hardliners citing rising crime rates, a new report highlights Oklahoma’s success in reducing its prison populations.

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.

US appeals court upholds controversial Texas law restricting social media regulation of speech

JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Friday ruled that Texas law HB 20 , which prohibits social media platforms from censoring users “based on viewpoint” and requires them to release biannual transparency reports, is constitutional. Judge Andrew S.

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Getting a Residence Permit in Spain

LegalReader

Moving abroad is a big decision. But with the correct information, you can fulfill your desire and try your luck in Spain. . Business expatriating expatriation expats golden visa investment immigration self-employed expats

Mauritius: FSC Issues Licensing Criteria For Money Lending Licence - Bowmans

Mondaq

In 2020, money lending activity, which was previously regulated by the Bank of Mauritius, came under the purview of the Financial Services Commission (FSC). A new section 14A was included in the

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How a Voluntary Gun Law Prevents Suicides

The Crime Report

A memorial to Donna Nathan, whose suicide spurred a gun law allowing people to put themselves on a ‘Do Not Sell’, Photo by Josh Hailey. On June 26, 2018, Donna Nathan typed the words “gun stores New Orleans” into her phone and followed the GPS on her screen to the nearest firearms shop.

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.

Poland, Denmark, & Italy file interventions in ICJ investigation of alleged Russian genocide in Ukraine

JURIST

The Republic of Poland, the Kingdom of Denmark and the Italian Republic Friday filed declarations of intervention in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Ukraine v. Russian Federation.

Common to Contrary Belief, People Like Talkative Strangers

LegalReader

People would prefer for those to talk more in conversations, studies show.

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What is the Most Effective Font for Legal Documents?

MyCase

As an attorney, you probably never imagined legal document font as an important element of your casework. However, choosing the right font for your work presents a clean, professional look for your brand while improving readability for your audience. .

Why Homicide Counts Can Be Misleading

The Crime Report

Most public combats between criminal justice reformers and law-and-order conservatives are as stylized as Kabuki theater.

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!