by Michelle Hicks, Dolan Media Newswires BOISE, Idaho– In the average organization, meetings cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year when you calculate the hourly rate of each individual sitting around the table. Meetings also contribute to poor morale ...Read More »
By Karin Ciano Dolan Media Newswires MINNEAPOLIS — Dear Initial Caps: We’ve Traveled a Long Way Together. The Moment I Saw You, I Couldn’t Take My Eyes Off You, and I Still Respect The Way You Get My Attention on ...Read More »
For tips on effective networking, Carolina Paralegal News turned to Christina Koch, a litigation paralegal and trial practice specialist with Inserra & Kelley of Omaha, Neb.; Lois Belle, a paralegal with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Greenville, S.C.; and ...
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As Facebook’s search functionality has improved, law firm marketers say now is a good time to create a business page on Facebook. If you haven’t already set up a fan page — or if you have been violating Facebook policy by showcasing your firm on an individual profile page — here are some tips for building your business page and drawing fans to it.
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The first step in any journey or project is to identify what you want to accomplish. Your mind is an amazing thing that will move you unconsciously toward whatever future you believe to be real. You can’t start to address what is real until you have some idea what you are talking about. This is true for your law firm, your job and your life.
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It should have been an easy strike. The Foley & Lardner attorney with tasseled loafers and a sport coat with elbow patches screamed conservative, said personal injury plaintiff’s lawyer Paul Scoptur, and that was the type of person he didn’t want on his jury in a minor brain injury case. But Scoptur’s wife, an attorney who was taking notes during jury selection for the 2005 case, persuaded him to keep the Foley lawyer on the jury.
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espite its sometime negative connotations, document review work is in demand now more than ever as firms grapple with an increase in litigation that has followed the economic downturn. All of the materials that are part of filing a lawsuit require some review.
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By David Baugher, Dolan Media Newswires ST. LOUIS, MO — How do you save your firm money? What tips can you share with others? Solo and small-firm lawyers across Missouri answered the call. Here you’ll find 25 nuggets of wisdom ...Read More »