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Tort Reform, Class Action Limits Pass in House; Will They Become Law?

A bill intended to curb class action lawsuits passed in the House of Representatives last week. H.R. 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation […]

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  16 March 2017
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4 Tips for Beating the Small Law Firm Blues

Merle Haggard wasn’t a lawyer, but he knew how to sing the workin’ man blues — the same song that small firm lawyers sometimes […]

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  15 March 2017
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Gender Bias in Silicon Valley and Beyond

Two years ago this month, one of the nation’s biggest venture capital firms prevailed in the most-watched gender discrimination case in the history of […]

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  14 March 2017
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A Quick Reminder on the Importance of the Oxford Comma, From the First Circuit

Where do you stand on the Oxford comma? If you’re like a sizable minority of Americans, you could do without it. But if you’re […]

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  14 March 2017
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BigLaw Firm Starts Letting Associates Work From Home

Working from home isn’t just for tech workers and Instagram celebrities anymore. About one quarter of the workforce telecommutes frequently, a number that’s more […]

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  13 March 2017
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5 Top Tips for Keeping Clients Happy

When it comes to building your practice, client satisfaction is key. Happy clients mean more clients, either through repeat business or future referrals. And […]

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  10 March 2017
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How to Tell a Client you Made a Mistake

“Lawyer to the Colombian Drug Cartel,” Time magazine called him. With the article for an introduction, I called him for an appointment. It’s easy […]

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  10 March 2017
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How Blogging Can Improve Your Legal Writing

You all know the maxim: the best bloggers are the best lawyers. Alright, maybe that’s not a widely adopted saying just yet. But, when […]

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  9 March 2017
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A Chinese Path to Law Office Cost-Efficiency

There’s an ancient Chinese proverb that rings true even today: “Those who know when they have enough are rich.” I am not Chinese, but […]

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  9 March 2017
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Suit Alleges Fewer Bonuses, Lower Pay for Female Partners

Just in time for International Women’s Day comes another suit alleging gender discrimination in the legal industry. Two lawyers at Chadbourne & Parke filed […]

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  8 March 2017
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