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Singing a different tune (access required)


NORFOLK (AP) — Step into a Tidewater nightclub in the 1970s or ’80s, and chances are you’d see John Cog. He was the guy just beyond the dance floor, behind the keyboards and amplifiers. He’d play the organ, the electric ...

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The attorney-client relationship 101 (access required)

Happy Clients and Lawyer FEA

By Jessica G. Kelly and Christopher R. Blazejewski BridgeTower Media Newswires The existence, terms and scope of an attorney-client relationship are generally straightforward and understood between the parties. There are times, however, when a miscommunication between attorney and client creates ...

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Four ways to position your firm for success in 2019 (access required)


By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s not easy being a lawyer these days. The legal landscape is changing quickly due to increased globalization, competition from non-traditional legal providers, and rapid technological advances. Understanding how these trends impact the practice ...

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Interest on reinstated verdict runs from judgment date (access required)

4tth Circuit Seal FEA

Where a judgment has been reinstated on appeal, interest on an award must be calculated from the date of the original judgment, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on an issue of first impression. The Nov. 27 ...

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Top 10 key cybersecurity recommendations for 2019 (access required)


By Jacqueline B. Lee BridgeTower Media Newswires Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and magnitude of impact across all industries globally. According to a recent report issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the average cost of a cyber data ...

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Five things clients want from firms for free (access required)


By Matt Prinn BridgeTower Media Newswires Requests for proposals from corporate clients to law firms can involve a specific matter or they can deal with the overall client-law firm relationship. For the broader overall proposed relationship, there often will be questions ...

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Ex-prosecutor’s employment suit is rejected (access required)


A former prosecutor who claimed she was unlawfully fired from the Carroll County commonwealth’s attorney’s office has had her federal employment lawsuit tossed out of court. Colette M. Wilcox, who now practices in Bristol, alleged her wrongful termination hurt her ...

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