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Beauty

It's gonna get sappy up in here.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Here's your place to come talk about hair, makeup, nails, skincare whatever/whenever you feel …

Album Art

Specific and Manageable Ideas for Enhancing Legal Briefs

Stephen D. Feldman<p>Writing is central to what we do, and I enjoy thinking about what makes writing effective. In this article, I raise several …

NL East

7 Google Docs Add-Ons You Should Try

In the past, we have covered some alternatives to Microsoft Word, including Google Docs. For quite some time now, Google Docs has done a lot of …

Research Tips for Paralegals: Utilizing the Deep Web

Performing both legal and case research as a paralegal quite often can be a time consuming and frustrating task. For many paralegals, Google is the …

Numbering in Microsoft Word

Word’s Auto-Numbering features are powerful and very useful for attorneys. However, they are not very intuitive. Here’s how to master paragraph …

Paralegal Legal Writing: Using the IRAC Method

Help & Support

State Bars: Stop Being Stodgy And Boring

Ugh, another boring email from the state Bar.<p>Dear State Bars of the U.S.,<p>I would like to like you more. Truly. Liking some of you is easy. However, …

Social Media

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JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

5 Characteristics of a Winning Trial Notebook

A court date has been set, the coffee pot is full, adrenaline is kicking in, and you're about to put together a solid case to wow the client. How …

Christopher Beck - CYLA

“Just” a paralegal?<p>By Christopher Beck<p>On the very first day of my law school career, I sat down in my first class – civil procedure – according to …

Santa Barbara

Samuel French Sends Another Cease and Desist Letter About That'swhatshesaid, This Time Over Lines That Aren't Even in the Show

Erin Pike is the solo performer of <i>That'swhatshesaid</i>, a collage play that uses only female dialogue from the most-produced plays in the country. Tim …

Infographic: 9 Ways to Run a Small Law Firm as a Business

Earlier this month we proposed 5 Small Law New Year’s Resolutions for Happy Lawyers. The resolutions are based on a white paper titled Nine Proven …

Small Business

IP Protection and Social Media Issues in the Workplace

The explosion of digital and social media enables companies to work more efficiently and to easily and creatively promote their products and services …

Are Legal Secretaries the Key to Increased Law Firm Profitability?

The problem comes when organizations look only at the cost of the people, and not at the value of the knowledge resources they hold. —Nick Milton, …

Profit

How To Hire a Paralegal

Do you know what you should be looking for when hiring a paralegal to help out in your growing law firm?<p>There are a variety of ways paralegals are …

So I Got This Letter Claiming Infringement. I Didn’t Even Know the Picture Was Copyrighted . . .

... but now the sender wants a lot of money. What should I do? Did I really stumble into a multi-thousand dollar problem just by using an image I …

Trolls

Are You Correctly Measuring The ROI In Law Firm Publishing?

There’s a lesson for law firms doing content marketing in the native advertising being conducted major corporate brands.<p>Major publishers, including …

Judge weighs contempt after paper publishes redacted information about alleged school shooter

A Message From Thomson Reuters Westlaw<p>Insights from the Edge: Introducing Westlaw Edge<p>Bankruptcy court in Montana confirms Chapter 11 plan that pays …

Freedom of Information

A Lawyer’s Guide To Social Media (Part 1)

There was a lot of buzz (New York Times, CNN, Reuters, to name a few) about how Barack Obama got a Facebook page yesterday. The President said he …

Harvard Is Offering Its Entire Collection Of U.S. Case Law To The Internet

In partnership with a legal research startup, Harvard University is digitizing 200 years' worth of U.S. court decisions and putting them in a searchable database.<p>If you aren’t a lawyer, you may be surprised to learn that much of the country’s legal rulings aren’t freely accessible to the public, …

A Motion For Summary Judgment - 12 Tips For Showing Factual Disputes

A Motion for Summary Judgment is designed to help the court determine whether the plaintiff and defendant in a lawsuit are arguing over the facts …

Shake-Up In Legal Research: Fastcase Acquires Loislaw From Wolters-Kluwer

[Updated at 10:55 a.m. with statement from Wolters Kluwer.] The legal research company Fastcase has acquired one of its prime competitors among …

Research

How to deal with attending law school with a full-time job

Attending law school usually causes an acute reduction in free time. And that’s just for full-time programs; if you are unfortunate enough to be …

Lawyer who blamed difficulties of solo practice for mistakes in brief won’t get a third chance

A lawyer who blamed destroyed computer files for errors in a first brief and the pressures of solo practice for errors in the second is…

Law School

A Paralegal’s Quick Guide for Drafting a Pleading

A pleading, in legal terms, is used to explain the purpose of the documents that contain the claims or defense filed by the parties with the court. …

Every Legal App for iPhone and iPad

iOS apps for lawyers abound, whether for case management, billing, or trial preparation. This page has every legal app for iOS that we could find in …

The Growing Scrutiny of Social Media by U.S. Courts and Agencies

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

Technology Blunder Lands Ex-Employee In Court

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

Can An Employee Be Fired For Having Too Many Kids?

September 7, 2015<p>by Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP<p>Embed<p>This is my “Labor Day” post. (hehe)<p>Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer announced this week …