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Wearable tech data may become evidence (access required)

Wearable tech

When I first started writing about the importance of social media to lawyers in the mid-2000s, it was an uphill battle to convince lawyers that social media should matter to them. It wasn’t until social media began cropping up in ...

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Cloud a better option than in-house services (access required)

Cloud computing

Cloud computing offers many benefits for firms that need data storage and information services and functions that would be difficult, and expensive, to provide in-house, technology experts say. It does “lower the barrier to entry for firms on a leaner ...

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VSB regulates non-Virginia lawyers (access required)

VSB resp2

When they practice in the commonwealth, whether in specialized federal courts or in a government agency, non-Virginia lawyers are subject to oversight by the Virginia State Bar. The bar recently charged one lawyer who allegedly offered conflicting reports about her ...

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Ten tips for negotiating ethical quagmires in mediation (access required)


Court-referred mediation is happening daily in Virginia, in sessions conducted by lawyers and non-lawyers certified as mediators by the Supreme Court of Virginia. With thousands of cases referred annually by the commonwealth’s courts, the Supreme Court’s Dispute Resolution Services program ...

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