A paperless law office can provide a more efficient, flexible and cost-effective practice.Read More »
It’s easy to say you build your practice by word of mouth, but how do you really know whether word actually is spreading?Read More »
BLAWG LOG: Geske on restorative justice, mediation in Ireland; Bergner on specialization threatening attorney’s function as counselor
I have the privilege this week of serving as the keynote speaker at the annual Irish Mediator’s Institute conference in Dublin, Ireland. I will talk to this professional mediation organization about the incorporation of restorative justice principles into high emotional conflicts.
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Section 895.48(1) of the Wisconsin statutes is commonly referred to as a "Good Samaritan Law." The intent of this law is to encourage people, particularly people with medical training and experience, to take action in an emergency situation to provide needed medical attention by providing them with immunity from civil, legal action.Read More »
Secunda on what second Obama term means for labor, employment law; Barnes on health care access, payment
In light of President Obama’s resounding re-election victory last night, and other developments in political races down the ticket, here are some of my initial thoughts on what might happen in the labor and employment law area during a second Obama administration.Read More »
Lawyers care about an expert’s credentials, how the expert’s opinions support their case, and the expert’s ability to withstand cross-examination. Experts care about their reputation and how to balance objectivity with assisting their client’s case. Jurors just want to figure out what the heck is going on.
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Cleaning out the legal briefcase of the mind on what’s been a busy stretch in the world of sports and the law …Read More »
The legal profession has reached a point where upheaval is the “new normal.” Certainly large law firms are changing in response to recession, technology and client demands; those firms that don’t change quickly enough, like Dewey & LeBoeuf, are doomed to swift failure.Read More »