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Author Archives: BridgeTower Media Newswires

Huguely insurance litigation ends (access required)

BALTIMORE — A federal judge has ruled that State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. has no duty to pay damages in civil court for the man convicted of killing University of Virginia student Yeardley Love, potentially ending more than six years ...

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The late-payment culture (access required)

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By Phil Muscato BridgeTower Media Newswires There’s a troubling issue plaguing business to business suppliers and service providers. A recent study by Mastercard found that 74% of business owners and employees think late payments are an inevitable part of business ...

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Innovation demystified: Change ways you think, talk (access required)

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By Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires I recently read that one-third of lawyers in firms of at least 50 attorneys were pessimistic about adapting to the challenges and changes facing them. Many problems lawyers face involve generating sufficient revenue ...

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Cloud and mobile computing trends for lawyers in 2020 (access required)

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By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires I started writing about cloud and mobile computing and their potential benefits for the legal profession in 2008. Two years later I began to work on a draft of my book, “Cloud Computing for ...

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Four steps to developing a winning succession plan (access required)

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By Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires [Editor’s Note: The Virginia State Bar is currently reviewing whether to make succession planning for lawyers in Virginia mandatory. Comments to the current rules state that lawyers “should” prepare for someone to continue ...

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Walk and talk (access required)

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By Stephen Scott BridgeTower Media Newswires If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Many people would perhaps ask for perfect timing, because timing is everything. An individual with perfect timing would be hilarious, an amazing investor, great ...

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Pirate ship copyright dispute sails before Supreme Court (access required)

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By Correy Stephenson BridgeTower Media Newswires A sunken pirate ship off the coast of North Carolina that triggered a copyright dispute with implications for state sovereign immunity will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1996, the Queen Anne’s ...

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Know the value of leadership communication (access required)

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By Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires Leading involves influencing people in a way that helps turn your vision for your law firm into reality, and a leader’s success depends on communication skills. Developing communication skills The most effective leaders ...

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Under pressure (access required)

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By Shawn Healy BridgeTower Media Newswires One of the most common issues I hear from law students, lawyers and judges has to do with time, or a lack of it. I recently had the opportunity to listen to a podcast ...

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