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Remote mediation: Best practices for lawyers (access required)

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In the blink of an eye, the pandemic changed everything.  Even courts have curtailed their activities.  Yet, the disputes confronting our citizens have not abated. Lawyers have responded to these challenges by using phones, desktops, laptops and tablets to mediate ...

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Security tips for lawyers using Zoom (access required)

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Social distancing has eliminated in-person interactions, causing lawyers to “meet” with clients through telephone calls or video conferencing. One of the most popular video conferencing platforms is Zoom. Since the coronavirus outbreak, Zoom’s daily active users have shot up from ...

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Firms thank health care providers, first responders

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Bad news sells. This rings true during the best of times and seems particularly prevalent in the worst. Some psychologists believe it’s because human beings have an inherent negativity bias; others say bad news is simply more interesting than good. ...

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Dealing with ‘disaster,’ care providers seek expanded immunity (access required)

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Amid the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia health care providers are asking Gov. Ralph Northam to expand the liability immunity now offered by two Virginia statutes for medical professionals treating patients during a “disaster.” In a collaborative process, the ...

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