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Law Life: Law firm planning - Five tips as we move ahead in 2022

January 14, 2022

By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newsiwres Is your law firm ready for whatever may come now that COVID-19 surges are occurring all around the country, and the Omicron variant is a looming threat? With mask mandates once again in effect in many areas, it’s ...

Lying to the court: Not a brilliant idea in any legal respect

January 14, 2022

By Marie E. Matyjaszek When I first started practicing law, I assumed that the attorney/client confidentiality privilege would keep my clients honest with me. After all, it’s not like I could tell anyone what they said. However, I still found that they ...

Nerdwallet: The end of student loan forbearance will be tougher on women

January 14, 2022

By Courtney Jespersen Before the pandemic, wage disparities already made it tougher for working women to pay off student loans than men. Now, after a second year of juggling increased caregiving duties, over a million women have had to drop out of the workforce ...

Legal History: The story of a prosecutor who won the case but lost his life

January 14, 2022

By Paul Mark Sandler BridgeTower Media Newswires Civil wars raged in England during the mid-1600s, caused by the uprising of the people against the tyrannical rule of King Charles I. He infuriated the Puritans, who opposed the close resemblance of the English ...

In the works: Annual Symposium on January 20 to highlight 'The Business of the Law Firm'

January 14, 2022

By Tom Kirvan Legal News A blue-ribbon list of speakers will highlight the 4th Annual State Bar of Michigan Business Law Symposium on January 20, 2022 at the recently restored Detroit Club, according to Troy attorney Mark Rossman, who has served as the moderator ...

How to show team members you really care about them

January 14, 2022

“The leaders who get the most out of their people are the leaders who care most about their people.” — Simon Sinek By Christopher F. Earley BridgeTower Media Newswires The success of any law firm hinges on its people. No successful law ...