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Through Medical-Legal Partnerships, lawyers serving low-income tenants are quicker to remove a client from harmful conditions.
Alternative Dispute Resolution is the broad heading for two distinct methods of resolving matters without the court system: mediation and arbitration.
Most likely, your jurisdiction's definition of hearsay mirrors the federal definition and identifies hearsay as an out-of-court statement "offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted." Because questions and commands generally fall outside of this definition, they are routinely admitted into evidence at trial.
Never underestimate the importance of selecting the people who will decide your case.
To protect privileged communications with their clients, attorneys must take reasonable steps to avoid inadvertent waiver through disclosure to third parties.
Therefore, hiring a legal secretary is one of the most critical decisions a new lawyer makes. These 10 steps will guide your hiring process.
While a paralegal cannot engage in the practice of law, what this actually means in everyday practice can often times be confusing. Every law firm should clearly establish the parameters of its paralegal’s role in the firm.
With a job market that is improving but still difficult to navigate, making a strong first impression in an interview is extremely important. These three quick tips will help you prepare for an introductory interview.
Law school does a great job of teaching legal theory and legal writing, and courses like trial advocacy and clinics allow law students to gain practical courtroom experience. However, most law schools do not teach rainmaking 101.
The best transitions come when you establish the work and personal ethic needed to drive your life in the direction you want it to take. As lawyers, you have the advantage of many lawyer organizations, or bar associations, to help you grow professionally.
The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division holds four membership meetings per year, which are enormously valuable for young lawyers.
Your choice of a recruiter—and the way you manage the process—will have a profound impact on your short-term and long-term opportunities.
The Get Things Done system, created by David Allen, has become especially popular with individuals who work independently—especially attorneys.
On Friday, May 4, 2012, ABA President-Elect Laurel Bellows held the second Town Hall Meeting on Gender Equality in connection with the Young Lawyers Division at its spring meeting in Nashville, TN.