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5 Smart Tips on Finding the Best Auto Accident Attorney After A Car Accident

Getting involved in an accident is often nerve-racking. More so, after having yourself assessed and ensuring your safety, it will even be more stressful when the legal process follows. If you are not the cause of the accident, you should be sure to find the best attorney to receive the best settlement possible. Check out MVP Accident Attorneys from Irvine, CA. A vehicular accident, also known as an auto accident, brings with it a host of questions that needs proper attention, such as: Who pays for the damage of the vehicle?  Who will pay for the medical and emergency expenses? …

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5 Tips on How To Effectively Market Your Law Firm

Marketing can be done using various mediums, like social media, TV commercials, billboards, print ads in newspapers and magazines, etc. It is imperative to have a strong marketing team to ensure that your firm's message reaches its intended audience. Every company has a sales team that caters to new clients and makes them aware of the company's value proposition. A legal marketing team does the same for a law firm. The only difference is that the buyers in legal marketing are your law firm's clients. Why is Marketing Important for Lawyers? Online coaches and Internet gurus like Anthony Morrison believe…

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6 Points We Learned About Becoming A Lawyer Amidst The Pandemic

The medical community has been working hard to combat the spread of COVID-19. However, these efforts are not keeping up with the rate at which the virus is spreading. As a result, the legal field has been forced to adapt its practices to accommodate the new reality of a work-from-home pandemic. Here are six ways lawyers are rethinking their legal practices in light of this new threat. 1. Law firms have become more agile and flexible. Today's law firms like Amaro Law Firm must find ways to do more with less to stay competitive. They have to be leaner. They…

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Employee Rights in the Workplace During COVID-19

Some laws are clear and precise that it doesn’t require the application of rules of statutory construction. However, not all laws and statutes are alike. No matter how thorough the framers of these provisions are, some require legal interpretation. The same principle applies to labor laws. While the same law provided for just and authorized causes of termination, there are still conflicts regarding how employment lawyers and the bench, and the bar members should interpret its implementing rules. For example, redundancy may be an authorized cause to terminate employment. However, such termination can be subsequently found unlawful if the company,…

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Susan Smith Blakely

What’s Happening in Law Firms Today?

Law firms are changing. The pandemic has changed just about everything in business, and law firms are no exception. So what are the big changes that law firms and their members are experiencing these days? The biggest news involves bonuses. The Internet is jumping on an almost daily basis with news of the ongoing bonus war and one more BigLaw firm added to the big bonus list. Even big signing bonuses for associates, sometimes up to six figures. All of this bonus activity has caused me to wonder what is driving it. After all, the law business has just come…

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Understanding ‌Legal‌ ‌Malpractice‌ ‌and‌ ‌ How‌ ‌Lawyers‌ ‌Can‌ ‌Avoid‌ ‌It‌

The idea of legal negligence suits can definitely dishearten any attorney and fulfill them together with self-doubt and fear. However valid malpractice lawsuits aren't getting registered without customers using the ideal legal malpractice elements in place. Definition of Legal Malpractice Legal malpractice is considered when a lawyer does not deal with an authorized case correctly because of their neglect, incompetence, or since they truly are intentionally trying to harm your customer. One of the most typical legal malpractice complaints caused by lawyers is the failure to understand and apply regulations appropriately, preparation errors, failure to the calendar, and overlooking deadlines,…

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Career and Employment Tips During Corona Virus Times

We can all agree that in today’s current situation, many are losing work and most expert economists are forecasting a recession. However, career experts still believe that it is ideal to continue applying and networking, as long as you come up with a dynamic approach to acknowledge that these are unforeseeable moments. Firms may not be currently open for the vacancy because they are attempting to work out how to conduct business online, but they will soon be hiring especially those people who are accustomed to a virtual business setup. Most experts have been discussing their thoughts that potential employees…

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Susan Smith Blakely

Maternity Leave For Women Lawyers is No Vacation

    Maternity leave is a precious and necessary time for bonding with a newborn. It also is a woman’s contribution to a more evolved and stable society.  But it ain’t no vacation. It ain’t no boondoggle. Let’s get that straight. There are many inequities for women lawyers — still. You know it. Yes, things have improved since I was climbing the ladder to partnership so many years ago, but progress has been slow. The profession is still riddled with both conscious and unconscious bias, sexual harassment is still practiced as if without impunity, and women lawyers bear the burden…

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Susan Smith Blakely

What Can Law Firm Leaders Learn from a Pandemic?

Law firm leaders come in all shapes, sizes, skin colors and backgrounds.  They are both male and female, young and old.  Some are effective, and some are not.  And the differences in their effectiveness as leaders are especially apparent during a challenging time like a pandemic, which changes all the traditional rules in a very traditional profession.  Like wheat and chaff, like milk and cream.  Only the best rise to the top --- or, at least, that is the way it should work. So, what can effective leaders learn from a pandemic.  It is an odd question, but it needs…

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Susan Smith Blakely

Are Law Firms Training Leaders or Followers?

I have been wondering about this for years.  Are law firms training effective leaders --- or are they simply creating followers?  We are seeing a lot of ineffective leadership in public office these days on both sides of the aisle --- “leaders” who would rather tell us what we want to hear rather than what we need to hear.  And some of that ineffective leadership also is right here in our own profession.  Effective leaders have plans to make things better.  They do not shy away from leadership because they know that will create models for followers.  And followers do…

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