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What every lawyer should know about mediation (access required)

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When grown-ups tell an especially precocious child that he or she “ought to be a lawyer when you grow up,” it is not always meant as a compliment. Often the suggestion is really a euphemistic complaint that the child is ...

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Family persists in bid for Huguely insurance coverage (access required)

BALTIMORE — Yeardley Love’s mother is still fighting for access to a $6 million insurance policy to cover potential damages in her wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, petitioning the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for en banc ...

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Company cultures, post #MeToo (access required)

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It is now well-established that the #MeToo social responsibility movement is changing corporate America. It has led to the downfall of powerful executives and has put corporate culture under a microscope. The media, regulators and investors are focusing not only ...

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Are you ready for the GDPR? (access required)

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Think the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) doesn’t apply to U.S. companies? Think again, and quickly, as the massive data protection law – the biggest change to EU data privacy in more than 20 years – went into effect on ...

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A five-step plan (access required)

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Cyber attacks and costly accidental losses of sensitive personal and financial information are no longer confined to retailers such as Target and Sony or banks and investment houses such as JP Morgan. Professional service firms — accountants, lawyers, financial advisors ...

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Habits can help combat stress, shouldn’t be forever (access required)

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You are not a pot roast. Has anyone ever told you that? No? Well, let me be the first. It’s important to remember that you are not a pot roast. Now, you might be thinking, “I’ve never been confused about ...

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Will robots replace lawyers? (access required)

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Over the past year, there’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential, both negative and positive. Some tout an idyllic world where robots cater to the every want and need of humans. Others, like Elon ...

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Look for the helpers (access required)

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When I was a child, grownups were often telling me that I ought to be a lawyer when I grew up. Usually this career advice was given right after an exhausting argument over some injustice that I felt had been ...

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Your law firm is like a factory, SC lawyer says in new book (access required)

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“The Lean Law Firm,” a new book co-authored by attorney Dave Maxfield of Columbia, South Carolina (along with Larry Port, the CEO of Rocket Matter, a case management software company), is grounded in a few key insights. One is that ...

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