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How to Become A Local SEO Superhero

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In a world full of social media and review sites, there are only a select few who can rank on page one. We invite you to learn the secrets to […]

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Managing the Media in High Profile Cases

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In today’s 24/7 news cycle attorneys must be cognizant of media attention and how to handle high profile cases that end up becoming newsworthy. Nowadays, you can take a case […]

From Prospective ADA <br>To MMA Sports Agency CEO

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Since its notorious early days in the early nineties, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has become a billion dollar world-wide phenomenon. MMA is a full-contact sport where fighters can strike their opponent […]

How to Best Use A Forensic <br>Psychologist in Your Practice

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Forensic psychology is the psychological application of scientific solutions to resolve legal issues. Properly using a forensic psychologist in your legal practice may help you win your case or prove […]

How to Accurately <br>Assess Damages in Litigation

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The topic of determining damages is one of the most important parts of litigation. How is the harmed person going to be made whole again? Damages. The three basic legal principles […]

Men’s Five Shaving Essentials

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All you need for an excellent shave is a razor and some shaving cream right? Wrong. This is a common misconception that all too many people buy into. This belief […]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics for<br> Non-Bankruptcy Attorneys

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When people hear the word “bankruptcy” there is a generally negative connotation attached. Most clients will panic in disbelief that this is happening to them. They must start facing the […]

Eliminating Biases You Never Knew You Had

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The Rules of Professional Conduct that we as lawyers must follow, say that was cannot be biased in the practice of law. The Rule states: “In management or operation of […]

Sexual Harassment Awareness <br>& Prevention for Lawyers

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Sexual harassment can cause big problems for your firm but it is an avoidable issue. Prevention of sexual harassment is important for several reasons: to avoid lawsuits and financial cost […]

Top 10 Men’s Style Mistakes

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There are many guides on what to wear, but with this guide on the top men’s style mistakes, you will avoid making a fashion faux pas that will undermine your […]

How to Avoid Employee Wage Claims

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Employee wage claims are no fun, but they must be taken seriously as it may be costly. You will find yourself asking “How could this happen to me?” The truth […]

Will Your Confidentiality <br>Agreements Hold Up in Court?

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There is a growing value of intangible property to businesses and the problem of employees taking that property is always a main concern. To protect themselves and such intangible material […]

Entertainment Law 101: Film & Television

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Entertainment projects usually require a team to put together a deal; agents, managers, you (the attorneys) and sometimes producers, all work together to negotiate the deal or project details. Attorneys […]

How To Successfully <br>Manage Criminal Clients

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Advocating for Criminal Clients Criminal clients are different than most clients in other practice areas. Criminal clients face the loss of liberty and loss of livelihood, a daunting proposition for […]

Tips for Preserving Your Case for Appeal

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Appellate review differs significantly from litigation. Statistically, appeals stem from receiving the most undesirable outcome for a client. Appealing from a trial court decision can be daunting and confusing for […]

Effective Witness Preparation Strategies

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Effective Witness Preparation Strategies Preparing your witness is one of the most important aspects of pre-trial preparation. A failure to properly prepare your witness could be detrimental to your client’s […]

Substance Abuse and the Working Attorney

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There is a reason the ABA requires a portion of your CLE hours be on the topic of substance abuse. Addiction is currently the #1 health concern in the U.S. […]

Avoiding Ethical Minefields in Social Media

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The growing world of Social Media has become an increasingly important tool for attorneys that presents a new set of ethical issues in practice. The social media sites most widely […]

Top Legal Challenges Facing Start-Up Clients

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Top Legal Challenges<br>Facing Start-Up Clients In today’s world with increasingly impressive technological advances, entrepreneurs are on the rise; there are now more start-up companies than ever before. What does that […]

How To Improve Client Relationships<br> and Communication

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As attorneys, your client relationships and communication is 80% of what the job entails. If you have a short fuse, it can result in the loss of current and long-term […]

How to Get Your Clients to Pay <br>Without Having to Break Legs

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How to get your clients to pay without having to break legs? We have all had bad clients: those clients who are on their third or fourth attorney, who can’t […]

What’s Next for Florida’s <br>Legalized Marijuana Movement

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What’s Next for Florida’s Legalized Marijuana Movement This past November, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. passed marijuana initiatives legalizing the use of recreational marijuana. Florida’s medical marijuana initiative, however, was […]

Looking After Your Luxury Watch

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Luxury watches are the ultimate status symbol for any man and there are few feelings that can equal the unadulterated thrill of strapping on a Rolex, Breitling, TAG Heuer or […]

Men’s Shoe Guide: Derbys vs Oxfords

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As the modern office gets less formal when it comes to men’s clothing, does it really matter if you struggle to tell the difference between the two styles of men’s […]

9 Tips For Avoiding Ethical Trouble

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As an attorney, you are held to a much higher ethical standard than non-attorneys. You must follow certain guidelines in practice or you will face ethical violations the consequences of […]

Decoding Attorneys <br>Discomfort With Client Billing

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Client billing makes some lawyers feel uncomfortable according to a recent LexisNexis survey of 309 small law firms based in the U.S. “Attorneys have a problem asking for money after […]

How To Pick A Winning Jury

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Jury selection is just as important to your case as the impending litigation. If you don’t have a good jury, you might as well just give up and go home […]

Men’s Essential 20 Piece Wardrobe

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Men’s Essential 20 Piece Wardrobe The modern gentleman’s wardrobe is built on a foundation of a few high quality, highly flexible items. I have compiled a list of 20 items […]

How To Properly Prepare <br>Your Client for A Deposition

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Deposition day can mean stress, anxiety and uncertainty for your client. The wrong attitude or the wrong approach to a client’s deposition on the attorney’s part can be really harmful […]

How to Remain Professional While <br>Dealing With High Conflict Personalities

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Attorneys frequently encounter people with high conflict personalities, both inside the court room and in practice; sometimes it is another attorney with the high conflict personality. People with high conflict […]

The Four Questions You Are Afraid to Ask<br>About Malpractice Insurance

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Legal Malpractice Insurance is a topic that a lot of newly admitted attorneys and new solo practitioners have a lot of questions about and don’t really know who to go […]

Sly Fox Brewing: <br>Craft-Beer In-a-Can Pioneer

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Sly Fox Brewing: Craft-Beer In-a-Can Pioneer In this month’s installment of Legal Ink’s Craft Beer Showcase, we are joined by Brian O’Reilly. Brian is the Brewmaster of Sly Fox Brewing Company, […]

A Brief Guide to Loafer Shoes

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A Brief Guide to Loafer Shoes The Loafer is a classic, comfortable, less formal shoe with many different styles and ways of wearing them. In this guide I will point […]

North Carolina CLE Rule Change

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North Carolina attorneys can now earn half of their annual North Carolina CLE requirements through online courses. North Carolina recently amended their CLE Rules to now allow 6 credit hours […]

Why Clients Switch Firms

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Why Clients Switch Firms The level of dissatisfaction with lawyers is at an all-time high. And if you can come in and give some service and some results, you’re going […]

Eight Reasons Why Marketing <br>is Essential For Your Firm

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Eight Reasons Why Marketing is Essential For Your Firm Let me list for you quickly some of the key reasons why marketing is so essential for a litigation practice today. […]

Victory Brewing: Combining European Traditions with American Ingenuity

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In this month’s installment of Legal Ink’s Craft Beer Showcase, we are joined by Bill Covaleski. Bill is the Brewmaster & President of Victory Brewing Company, headquartered in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. LIM: Why did […]

When Is It time to Dry Clean Your Suit?

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When Is It time to Dry Clean Your Suit? When to dry clean a suit is an subject that does not get enough attention, but it’s vital you understand the […]

The Opportunity of Unbundling <br>Legal Services to Your Practice

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The Opportunity of Unbundling Legal Services to Your Practice This article is the first of a three part series on the concept of “unbundled” or “limited legal services.” This month’s […]

Ballast Point Brewing:<br>Leading the Craft Beer Revolution

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Ballast Point Brewing: Leading the Craft Beer Revolution The craft beer market has seen tremendous growth in popularity in the last decade. Though overall beer consumption was down last year, […]

Three Great Summer Wines

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With August upon us, the heat of summer is in full swing. Legal Ink Magazine dropped by ENO at Hotel del Coronado to soak in the sun and enjoy the summer breeze. Ashley […]

How to Properly Shake Hands

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I recently attended an event where I was asked to be a guest speaker. Most events I attend there are plenty of people I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting […]

Summer Tailoring: How to Smarten Up <br>Without Feeling the Heat

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Formal wear in the winter is simple; with plenty of options for sumptuous, luxurious fabrics, beautifully tailored bespoke three-piece suits and crisp cotton shirts, the last thing you’ll think about is […]

SUITSUPPLY: Redefining The Menswear Game

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The legal world is a wilderness of power players, cunning judicial strategy and the occasional bout of courtroom drama. Unfortunately though, through all the countless hours of painstaking research, depositions […]

17 British Accents: One Very Talented Woman

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How many accents does the United Kingdom have?  Did you know there are quite a few.  The more well known accents include Cockney, Scouse, Geordie, Brummie, Scottish, and Welsh.  To better […]

How To Keep Your Best Employees

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In a world where “Big Data” covers almost every area of the business, there is one important area where no data is systematically collected — and that is data identifying […]

How to Break in New Shoes

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Learning how to break in new leather shoes is not as difficult as it seems, but something few have mastered. I have found that people’s experiences usually fall into one […]

Suits: A Guide to Pattern Mixing

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Mixing patterns can be a daunting task. Done well it reveals your sartorial sophistication. Done poorly and you look like you dressed in the dark. So if you’ve just begun […]

4 Tips for Getting Your Summer Suit Right

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With a glimpse of summer hitting Britain this week, the holiday feeling is here. However, the warmer weather doesn’t mean your sense of style also has to go on holiday […]