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18 04, 2021

Part 1: Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

By |2021-04-15T12:49:09-04:00April 18th, 2021|Law|

Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: clients who are volatile, co-workers who are frequently upset, opposing counsel who bully or demean, or partners who quickly fly off the handle over what seems like the smallest issue. Additionally, some lawyers may reluctantly acknowledge that they, too, struggle with controlling their anger at times, which leaves them feeling embarrassed, out of control, and at risk of doing damage to their careers.

16 04, 2021

The new noncompete?

By |2021-04-07T14:18:50-04:00April 16th, 2021|Employment, Law|

To try to find out whether this was a trend or whether I was reading too much into Judge McGuire’s statement, I informally polled several employment litigation practitioners to see if any of them had experience with these kinds of cases. Here are just a few that I found and what I think they mean for the future of employment litigation.

13 04, 2021

COVID claim must meet malpractice standard

By |2021-04-13T10:53:22-04:00April 13th, 2021|COVID-19, Law|

A ruling by a Newport News, Virginia judge illustrates one of the hurdles faced by lawyers seeking to sue over COVID-19 infections acquired in group facilities. A wrongful death lawsuit claiming an unwritten no-mask [...]

12 04, 2021

Zoom etiquette guidance offered to lawyers

By |2021-03-30T10:12:10-04:00April 12th, 2021|Business, Law|

In 2012, the American Bar Association acknowledged the indisputable influence of technology on the practice of law when it modified comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1 to state that maintaining technology competence is part of the ethical obligations of lawyers.

12 04, 2021

Teaching clients to shift ‘from room to Zoom’

By |2021-04-13T13:12:52-04:00April 12th, 2021|Business, COVID-19|

The Sandusky Group, a Maryland company that delivers training on presentation, public speaking and media skills to executives and leadership teams, quickly realized giving an authoritative and engaging presentation to a Zoom room, rather than a physical space, required entirely different skills.

12 04, 2021

Legally structuring your physical structures

By |2021-04-01T09:13:35-04:00April 12th, 2021|Business, Law|

Just as a properly designed building foundation is critical to accomplish the goal of holding up the walls of the building, the properly designed legal foundation is critical to accomplish the owner’s goals relating to taxation, liability protection and exit strategies.

9 04, 2021

Equipment, tech acquisition during economic uncertainty

By |2021-03-30T10:05:51-04:00April 9th, 2021|Business, COVID-19|

Updated, efficient equipment is vital to the success of most businesses but acquiring equipment can be daunting even under the best of circumstances. Add to this a worldwide pandemic and economic uncertainty, and many business leaders find themselves in uncharted territory when it comes to equipment acquisition.

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