Archive for March 2014

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A jury of your technologically-sophisticated peers

A couple of weeks ago we highlighted some particularly egregious examples of inappropriate social media use in the courtroom, such as a judge sending a Facebook “like” request to one […]

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New Attorney Task Board Streamlines Legal Advice Experience

Technology. It’s kind of a big deal these days. From banking to shopping to the endless proliferation of new apps, technology increasingly is penetrating our everyday lives. Even the legal […]

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Hello ‘Non-Diss Closure’ Clauses, Goodbye Customer Service

Somewhere in this great land of ours, a young child heard his well-meaning parents utter the homily, “If you can’t say anything nice about someone, don’t say anything at all,” […]

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The 8 Emotional Stages Of Filing Your Taxes

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness… it was the spring of hope, […]

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Getting disbarred is harder than you think

Two down, 48 to go. Attorney Douglas E. Mackenzie recently got suspended from practicing law in his second state in two years. The latest was Minnesota. Previously, California suspended, and […]

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CODIFYING ‘COURTLY’ BEHAVIOR

Breaches of decorum during trials and hearings have been occurring at least since a judge first angrily banged his gavel and proclaimed “Order in the court!” And some of the […]

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The Evolution of Search at Rocket Lawyer

How do you find a legal document, lawyer, article, or service at Rocket Lawyer? The answer is simple: Just type in what you are looking for in the search box, […]

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Making the Grade After Law School

Harvard Law School recently commissioned an online survey of 124 lawyers from the university’s 11 largest employers on the topic “What Courses Should Law Students Take?” The questionnaire took the […]

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Lies and puffery – is it ever safe to exaggerate in advertising?

Puffery is a wonderfully named term that refers to those bombastic advertising claims you’re inundated with every day–you know the ones, “world famous bagels” or “the best deep-dish this side […]