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The mindful lawyer: apps and other resources

September 19, 2019

By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s not easy being a lawyer. Lawyering can be a contentious, combative line of work. Your days are filled with constant and sometimes unexpected deadlines. The stress of practicing law is further compounded ...

Effective advocacy: some valuable advice

September 19, 2019

By David M. Tang BridgeTower Media Newswires This summer, I am mentoring and coordinating assignments for a rising 3L at the University at Buffalo School of Law, who returned to our law firm for a second year as a summer associate. During quieter periods, ...

Alternatives to traditional divorce

September 19, 2019

Andrea Badalucco Foster Swift Collins &?Smith Is there a better way to divorce? Any sort of upheaval in your personal life, and potentially in your business life, is less than desirable. Are there solutions that provide a better alternative to divorce? Divorce ...

Profitability from a values-based culture in a law practice

September 19, 2019

Beth Sears BridgeTower Media Newswires Organizational values have gotten a great deal of attention as a positive component of organizational strategy, but what is the purpose of values? Core values are standards that the partners or attorneys subscript to ...

Smile, you're on camera: best practices for workplace video surveillance

September 19, 2019

Clifford L. Hammond and Robert A. Hamor Foster Swift Collins &?Smith PC Preventing theft, avoiding frivolous lawsuits, increasing productivity, and improving workplace safety: these are all important objectives that employers in Michigan hope to achieve ...

Such a deal indeed for Lou Anna Simon

September 19, 2019

Bill Donohue catholic League for religious and civil rights Imagine the following scenario. A cardinal in the Catholic Church knows that for 20 years a priest in his archdiocese has sexually abused hundreds of young persons, yet he never once reported his ...