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Shaping a ‘mediation’: It’s not in the name (access required)

It is fair to say there are about as many ways for counsel to use a third party to assist their settlement negotiation as there are creative and determined counsel, parties and neutrals. And, fair to say, lawyers are apt ...

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Let ‘green computing’ take root in your office (access required)

Eco-friendliness doesn’t have to stop at the IT department’s door. For a few years now, many enterprises have embarked on green computing initiatives, making changes to their technology and practices to become more efficient and environmentally aware. “Green computing” is ...

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Get off on the right foot (access required)

Editor’s Note: Barbara Rabinovitz, a former reporter at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, a sister paper of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, interviewed veteran prosecutor Christina E. Miller of Boston, seeking her advice to newly admitted bar passers. Miller’s comments appear below. Informing colleagues ...

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Firms report plans to hire in fourth quarter of year (access required)

Nearly one-third of lawyers who participated in a recent employment survey said they planned to hire full-time legal professionals during the fourth quarter of 2012. “In particular, small and midsize law firms are recruiting associates with solid business development skills ...

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You can hate the ranking game, but be a player (access required)

Legal rankings often elicit strong reactions from attorneys. I had a lawyer tell me he planned to call one publication to tell it to remove his name from the list, and another said she was embarrassed because she was unranked. ...

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