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Firm partners must be more than just players (access required)

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Like all driven professionals, law-firm partners sometimes can disappoint when it comes to dealing with colleagues’ personal problems. The reason is simple and more than understandable when seen in the context of everyday life: When a potential issue emerges, the ...

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Online tools to streamline your email (access required)

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These days we spend an awful lot of time sorting through and responding to emails. Oftentimes, email ping pong can take up a tremendous amount of time as we attempt to schedule meetings or phone calls on dates and times ...

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Cut through the noise to reach your clients (access required)

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Your clients have so many choices when it comes to legal representation. Their inbox is full, the networking events are crowded, the noise is deafening, and the competition is overwhelming. So how can you stay top-of-mind without getting lost in ...

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Evaluating overtime policies in anticipation of FLSA overhaul (access required)

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Management-side employment attorneys should prepare their clients now for upcoming revisions to the Federal Labor Standards Act, which could take effect by the end of next year and result in mandatory overtime payments to millions of salaried employees presently excluded ...

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Mediation: Factor in ‘fairness,’ risk and reciprocity (access required)

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“Tom, we’ve got mediation in 10 days. What are the chances you can get this one wrapped up? My CEO is on me about the $250,000 in defense costs and the lack of progress he thinks we’ve made. When I ...

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A little more to the left (access required)

The confirmation of Pamela A. Harris to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals July 28 will mark a giant step in President Obama’s ongoing quest to transform one of the country’s most conservative appellate panels into one of its ...

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Harris confirmed to 4th Circuit

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted 50-43 to confirm Pamela A. Harris to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which reviews federal district court decisions in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Harris, who lives in ...

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