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2022 Is Almost Halfway Over: Has Your Law Firm Raised Salaries Yet?

Above The Law

Where does your firm stand when it comes to salary increases? Get all the latest updates here. The post 2022 Is Almost Halfway Over: Has Your Law Firm Raised Salaries Yet? appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw 2022 Associate Salary Increase Bonus Bonus News Alerts Money

10 Things We’re Glad Have Changed in the Paralegal Profession

Paralegal Bootcamp

Ready for a trip down memory lane of the paralegal profession? A little flashback into the earlier days of being a paralegal? We’re taking you back in time a little.

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A Public Safety ‘Ecosystem’: Newark’s Success Story

The Crime Report

Anyone who is pessimistic about the chances of grappling successfully with the spike in violent crime in the past year might take comfort from the experience of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city.

How to Communicate Criminal History to Potential Employer

Paralegal.edu

If you have a criminal past, you have likely encountered difficulties re-entering the workforce or obtaining a professional position. A career change or job search with a conviction can be challenging. However, many find success!

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!

US Judge orders tanker company to pay almost $44.6M for deadly US Navy destroyer collision

JURIST

A US District Judge Wednesday ordered Energetic Tank, Inc. to pay the US federal government almost $44.6 million for its role in a 2017 collision between an Energetic Tank tanker and a US Navy destroyer in which “[t]en Navy sailors were killed and dozens more were injured.”

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NCSC Hybrid Hearings Improvement Grant Initiative Announced

CourtTechBulletin

This one-year project will provide state and local courts an opportunity to learn from and improve upon pandemic-era best practices and to create permanent changes to their hearing practices.

Ron DeSantis Handing Law Firms Millions In Public Dollars To Handle Unnecessary, Symbolic Cases

Above The Law

Great job, Florida! The post Ron DeSantis Handing Law Firms Millions In Public Dollars To Handle Unnecessary, Symbolic Cases appeared first on Above the Law. Small Law Firms Boutique Law Firms Cooper & Kirk Ron DeSantis

Delaware father and son found guilty of charges related to January 6 US Capitol breach

JURIST

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Wednesday announced Kevin Seefried and his son Hunter Seefried were found guilty “ of felony and misdemeanor charges for their actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol breach.”

New Michigan Law Empowers Police to Seize Cash at Airports

The Crime Report

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed two bills ( HB 4631 and HB 4632 ) that expand civil forfeiture at airports, making it much easier for law enforcement to seize, and permanently keep, cash and other valuables from travelers without requiring a conviction, Forbes reports.

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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.

Lawyers: Why Is It So Hard to Ask for Help?

Attorney at Work

Asking for help is crucial to your success, both personally and professionally. Here are five ways to get better at asking for it and accepting it. Lawyers are expected to always know the answers, handle the pressure and not make mistakes. No wonder our jobs can cause us so much stress!

John Eastman Spills The Deets On His Pal Ginni

Above The Law

Shutting up is FREE! The post John Eastman Spills The Deets On His Pal Ginni appeared first on Above the Law. Government Capitol riot Ginni Thomas John Eastman

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UK Home Secretary approves Assange extradition to US

JURIST

Uk Home Secretary Priti Patel Friday approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.

In an opinion that shuns Chevron, the court rejects a Medicare cut for hospital drugs

SCOTUSBlog

Share Federal health care regulators exceeded their authority when they cut Medicare reimbursements to safety-net hospitals in an attempt to prevent those hospitals from reaping large profits on certain prescription drugs, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Wednesday.

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.

Branching Out to Expand Your Clientele

Attorney at Work

As a sports fan, I always like reading about “coaching trees.” ” Coaching trees are like family trees but they show how one coach produced other successful coaches who went on to other teams.

Woman Serving Life Sentence Admitted To Law School

Above The Law

Prison to Law Pipeline project gets first JD candidate. The post Woman Serving Life Sentence Admitted To Law School appeared first on Above the Law. Law Schools Mitchell|Hamline School of Law Prison

New York court declares state assembly redistricting map unconstitutional and void

JURIST

The Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court’s First Judicial Department Friday declared the New York State Assembly’s redistricting map adopted in February as unconstitutional and void.

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How to Turn Your Instagram Followers into Customers

LegalReader

Converting your fans into customers is no easy task but is doable. It is possible to increase your customer loyalty and have decent sales traffic on Instagram. Business Instagram account instagram advertising Instagram Influencer instagram marketing instagram stories Instagram video

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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.

America’s ‘New Age’ of Violence After Jan. 6

The Crime Report

Rioters assault the Capitol, Jan 6. Video still via MSNBC. America has a violence problem—a serious one.

The Spotlight’s About To Get Real Bright On Ginni Thomas

Above The Law

Will the committee ask Ginni all the questions we're eager to hear about? The post The Spotlight’s About To Get Real Bright On Ginni Thomas appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Alito Leak Clarence Thomas Ginni Thomas January 6th John Eastman

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Iowa high court rules abortion is not a fundamental right under state constitution

JURIST

The Iowa Supreme Court Friday held in Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds that abortion is not a fundamental right under the state constitution. The decision overturns a 2018 ruling which held there is a fundamental right to abortion in Iowa.

What Workers in Miami Need to Know About Sexual Harassment

LegalReader

Anyone who witnesses harassment can make a third party complaint to try to help their coworkers who are affected. Business quid pro quo sexual harassment reporting sexual harassment same sex sexual harassment sexual harassment attorneys sexual harassment lawyers

10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

This free guide covers the “10 Must-have Features of Personal Injury Case Management Software” that trial attorneys and paralegals should have top of mind when deciding to choose (or switch) to a new legal software.

Why the White House Backs Community Violence Intervention

The Crime Report

The surge in shootings over the last two years has been accompanied by increased media coverage, public concern, and government efforts.

Peter Navarro Wises Up, Lawyers Up, Shuts Up

Above The Law

Well, it was fun while it lasted. The post Peter Navarro Wises Up, Lawyers Up, Shuts Up appeared first on Above the Law. Government Capitol riot Crime Peter Navarro

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HRW calls for end to rights abuses against African girls on Day of the African Child

JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday urged members of the African Union (AU) to take drastic steps to protect young girls and women. The report was released on the AU’s the Day of the African Child.

How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

LegalReader

Social media marketing is a powerful tool that can be used to grow your business. Business managing social media social media social media accounts social media influencers social media monitoring Social Media Network social media platforms

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The Law Firm Billing Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Automated Billing

This guide uncovers how automated billing creates efficient processes that optimize time, improve billing accuracy, and meet current client demands in the legal marketplace.