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A lawyer's work is never done. In all sincerity, the legal profession is one of those occupational pursuits that require continual learning and exposure to new concepts as well as emerging technologies in the field. Given the fact that attorneys in most jurisdictions...

How to Find the Right Lawyer

The right lawyer is instrumental in accurately representing you within a courtroom. They can also be very helpful when it comes to legal disputes or inquiries, such as claiming for insurance or filing for citizenship in a new country. Finding the right one isn't just...

Preparing for a Consultation with A Lawyer

Some Lawyers charge a consultation fee to meet with you. Thus, it makes practical sense to prepare before your legal consultation to avoid wasting anyone’s time and money. Here are four ways on how to prepare for a consultation with a prospective lawyer: Write Down...

Why Lawyers Need to Harness the Power of Social Media

Law Professionals have been hesitant to adopt social media as part of their marketing strategy. There is a widespread misconception that social media is only intended for tech-savvy Millennials who are interested in drawing an audience of like-minded folks on the...

When Do You Need A Lawyer?

When Do You Need A Lawyer?

Most people will need to retain a lawyer's services at one point in their life. Common occasions when this type of professional's legal acumen will be necessary include: Personal Injury Persons who sustain injuries they believe were caused by the malfeasance or...

Different Types Of Law To Consider

Different Types Of Law To Consider

Many aspiring professionals opt to enter the legal field. The profession can be challenging and financially rewarding. In 2018, the average salary for a lawyer in the United States was nearly $150,000. However, those working for larger firms in bigger cities sometimes...

Class Action Suits

Class Action Suits

The defendant is the party that has committed the wrong or harm to numerous people in case of a class-action suit. The four pillars that make up a class-action lawsuit are numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy. Numerosity refers to whether it is practical...

4 States Setting The Standard On Data Privacy Laws

4 States Setting The Standard On Data Privacy Laws

The European Unit recently launched a widespread General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect all citizens from data breaches. While the United States has opted to not address this epidemic from a federal level, there are some states that are taking proactive...

Nursing Home Abuse Settlements: What You Need To Know

Nursing Home Abuse Settlements: What You Need To Know

Unfortunately, elder abuse doesn't only happen in the home. In fact, it's estimated that approximately 1 out of 10 people over the age of 60 will be a victim of elder abuse in their lifetime. What's worse, is that many of these cases happen in nursing homes by the...

7 Ways To Thrive In Your Legal Realm

7 Ways To Thrive In Your Legal Realm

It is no secret that a legal career is one of the most challenging paths available to today's professionals, and for many attorneys, finding the right way to thrive as a lawyer is an important step in the process of realizing the kind of job satisfaction that truly...