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The top 7 signs it’s time to leave your law firm job

OneLegal

Thinking that it might be time to leave your law firm? Making a career move is a big decision, so before you start interviewing, consider these signs that it really is time for a change. The post The top 7 signs it’s time to leave your law firm job appeared first on One Legal.

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Study: Law Is The Most Stressful Profession

InHouseBlog

The latest data is out and yes, we’re number one! Sigh. Yet another study shows that law is the most stressful profession. As they say, “knowing is half the battle” In-house lawyers need to implement mechanisms to reduce stress , as this is not only important to work performance, but critical to life. The pressures of legal practice not only affect lawyers, these pressures can also affect their clients, family life and physical and mental health.

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Being an Innovative Lawyer 

The Estrin Report

By Lawrence Pascoe Compared to other businesses, lawyers have not evolved in how they serve their clients Let’s be honest; the way lawyers serve their clients has not changed much , not just from the late 1970s when I started practicing law but probably since the 1200s when England passed laws regulating the conduct of the legal profession. Lawyers have harnessed technology to do tasks faster than they manually did before and to use modern platforms to market themselves.

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Top Growth Industries and Legal Practice Areas for 2023

Attorney at Work

Michael Rynowecer | Revelations from the Annual BTI Practice Outlook report. The post Top Growth Industries and Legal Practice Areas for 2023 appeared first on Attorney at Work.

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Contract Lifecycle Management: A Business Enabler Exploring On-Ground Challenges

CLM tools have always strived to push contract management into the digital age for almost 30 years. But the complexities of digitising a legal document are numerous. The current scenarios in business development have shown that having a fully automated CLM has become a mandate for every law firm and in-house legal department. To determine if you need a CLM system, it's essential to clearly identify the on-ground business challenges you aim to solve.

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Memo To Biglaw Associates: Don’t ‘Destroy’ Your Career By Using Social Media

Above The Law

Biglaw just doesn't understand. The post Memo To Biglaw Associates: Don’t ‘Destroy’ Your Career By Using Social Media appeared first on Above the Law.

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Your Law Firm’s Employees Cost Too Much to Lose

Attorney at Work

Brooke Lively | A Financial Breakdown for Recruiting and Hiring a New Attorney (Holy Cow!) The post Your Law Firm’s Employees Cost Too Much to Lose appeared first on Attorney at Work.

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Federal Judge Utterly Done With Lawyer’s Pettiness

Above The Law

Judge is DONE with this foolishness. The post Federal Judge Utterly Done With Lawyer’s Pettiness appeared first on Above the Law.

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Should You Use ChatGTP to Generate Your Law Firm’s Marketing Content?

Attorney at Work

This article may help you understand the realities of using ChatGPT and other AI-generated content in your law firm marketing efforts. ChatGPT has been a hot topic in the marketing world lately, and for good reason. A recent LinkedIn post spurred a conversation with several of my legal marketing colleagues (including Attorney at Work columnist […] The post Should You Use ChatGTP to Generate Your Law Firm’s Marketing Content?

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Journalist banned from Twitter says it’s important that users not self-censor

JURIST

In an exclusive interview with JURIST Friday, VOA Chief National Correspondent and JURIST Journalist in Residence Steve Herman , banned from Twitter in mid-December, said it is important that people not self-censor amid the turmoil surrounding Elon Musk’s newly-acquired social media platform. Herman remains suspended from Twitter for posts pertaining to Musk, but recognized that Twitter is among the most influential social media platforms available.

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California Civil Discovery Act Undergoes Significant Overhaul

Short article looking at the new CCP 2016.

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Diane is honored by Legal Services Corp – Pro Bono Service Award for establishing the Self Help Center

Diane Drain

Diane is honored by Legal Services Corp – Pro Bono Service Award for establishing the Self Help Center at the Arizona Bankruptcy Court. Six Arizona Attorneys Recognized For Their Pro Bono Efforts January 31, 2023 Terri Jo Neff, Arizona Daily Independent Those honored by Arizona Supreme Court Vice Chief Justice Ann Scott Timmer during LSC’s Increasing Access to Justice Reception were James Conlogue, Diane Drain, David Engelman, Edwin Ramos, Kelly Rowe, and Benjamin Smith.

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GoodRx Illegally Sold Users’ Data to Google & Facebook, FTC Says

Above The Law

GoodRx failed to notify users that it sold their personal health information to Google, Facebook and other tech companies, the FTC claimed. The agency filed an order that prohibits GoodRx from sharing its users’ data with third parties for advertising purposes and requires the company to pay a $1.5 million penalty. GoodRx agreed to pay the settlement but did not admit to wrongdoing.

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Trademark Registration: 100% THAT B H

Patently O

by Dennis Cxrouch In re Lizzo LLC (TTAB 2023) In a new precedential opinion, the PTAB has sided with the musical artist Lizzo — agreeing to register her mark “100% THAT B H” for use on apparel. The Trademark Examining Attorney had refused registration on “failure-to-function” — concluding that the phrase was a commonplace expression used to express a well-recognized sentiment.

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Memphis police release body camera footage, dispand elite unit following killing of Tyre Nichols

JURIST

The Memphis Police Department Saturday issued a statement immediately deactivating the SCORPION (Street Crimes Operations to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods) unit. All five officers involved in Tyre Nichols death are former members of the SCORPION unit. On Friday, the department released four separate videos of body cam and pole footage depicting Nichols’ death.

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Dangers of Digital "Reporting": Legal Risks and Unreliable Transcripts

In the world of legal proceedings, the choice between a certified stenographer and digital "reporting" holds significant implications. Certified stenographers go through rigorous training and testing and stand as the gold standard for accuracy in capturing every word. Their expertise ensures a reliable record, a crucial foundation for legal cases.

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Crypto Laundering Scandal Leads To New York’s First Terrorism Financing Case

The Crime Report

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced on Tuesday the indictment of a woman living the Upper East Side in Manhattan, New York for using cryptocurrency to finance terrorism groups in Syria. Victoria Jacobs, also known as Bakhrom Talipov, has been indicted on charges that include soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism and money laundering for her alleged coordination of payments made to a company described by Foreign Policy as the “ first jihadi private military contrac

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The Brave New World Of AI: Is AI The Answer Or Just Part Of The Equation?

Above The Law

AI will indeed be disruptive, but Hybrid AI has a lot of positive potential. The post The Brave New World Of AI: Is AI The Answer Or Just Part Of The Equation? appeared first on Above the Law.

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Chemerinsky: When can state governments sue the United States?

ABA Journal

A recurring issue before the Supreme Court this term, including in two cases to be argued in the next month, concerns when state governments have…

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Leaked database shows mass human rights violations in El Salvador, says Human Rights Watch

JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced Friday that a leaked database provided evidence of mass human rights abuses in El Salvador, including due process violations, extreme prison overcrowding, and deaths in custody. The database, likely obtained from the Ministry of Public Safety, is said to contain the names, ages, and genders of those prosecuted during the state of emergency, between March 2022 until August 2022.

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Optimizing Contract Management and Enhancing Team Collaboration: Insights from a Legal Operations Perspective

Speaker: Adina Marta Newman

Learn about a world of effective contract management and seamless teamwork across departments in this upcoming webinar from Cobblestone Software. You'll discover practical strategies and tips that legal professionals can use to streamline contract processes and enhance collaboration, making significant impact across legal and corporate departments. Join us as we show how you can supercharge contract processes, improve team communication, and take your contributions to the next level.

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5 Questions on the FCC’s EEO Obligations for Broadcasters

Broadcast Law Blog

The Indiana Broadcasters Association recently asked me five questions to highlight the requirements of the FCC’s EEO rules. As these questions are applicable to all broadcasters, we are posting my response here. My answers are below. Beyond the general requirement that all broadcasters (and all other businesses) avoid discrimination in hiring, promotion, and all other employment practices, the FCC imposes additional obligations on radio and TV stations that are part of “employment units” with 5

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Paper Claims That Black Taxpayers Are More Likely To Be Audited

Above The Law

However, the paper uses questionable assumptions to determine a person’s race and does not take into account how the audits were resolved. The post Paper Claims That Black Taxpayers Are More Likely To Be Audited appeared first on Above the Law.

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Judge orders defendant to tell truth on social media after she blamed victim for car crash

ABA Journal

A judge has ordered a North Carolina woman to correct the record and take responsibility online for a car crash that killed the other driver.

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Canada dispatch: British Columbia decriminalizes possession of small amounts of several ‘hard’ drugs

JURIST

Canadian law students are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada and a 2L at the University of Ottawa. As of today, Tuesday January 31, 2023, it is no longer a criminal offence to possess under 2.5 grams of certain previously illicit substances in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

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Visibility Into the Strategy & Supporting Documents of Major US Law Firms

Law Firm Intelligence by Trellis aggregates state trial court data across the Trellis platform enabling users to: look up a particular metric related to a specific law firm (such as, how many cases a law firm had or has against another law firm), and see the actual dockets and documents supporting the metric. Trellis data is maximized in a revolutionary and unique way to provide users an exclusive look into a law firm litigating in state trial courts.

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‘We Are Humans Back Here’: As Texas Hunger Strike Wanes, Prisoners Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement

The Crime Report

“We are humans back here”: As Texas hunger strike wanes, prisoners speak out against solitary confinement was first published by The Texas Tribune , a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions.

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Houston Again Promises To Launch Litigation Funding Discussion

Above The Law

One of the things that makes litigation funding so interesting, of course, is the continued innovation in the space. The post Houston Again Promises To Launch Litigation Funding Discussion appeared first on Above the Law.

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ChatGPT is asked 50 questions about Supreme Court; it got only 21 questions right

ABA Journal

SCOTUSblog has no worries that its coverage of the Supreme Court will be displaced by the artificial intelligence program known as ChatGPT.

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France protest draws millions opposing increased pension age

JURIST

Protests broke out across France Tuesday in the latest backlash against France’s reform plan to raise the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64. According to the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), a federation of trade unions in France, approximately 2.8 million people demonstrated across the country. Numbers in Paris, Toulouse and Marseille reached over 500,000 and 80,000 and 240,000, respectively.

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Generative AI for Contracts Is Here: New Tools to Accelerate Drafting and Editing

The emergence of generative AI is reshaping the landscape of contract management, enabling businesses to generate and negotiate legal agreements with greater ease and speed. In this on-demand webinar, Hal Marcus, VP of Product Marketing at Evisort discusses how Evisort's generative AI transforms contract creation and negotiation, empowering legal teams to streamline processes while reducing risk.