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Learn to be a better delegator and maximize work efficiency

November 21, 2019

Sibyl Dunlop BridgeTower Media Newswires Among the many skills that they don’t teach you in law school, delegating has taken me the longest to figure out. It doesn’t come naturally to many of us -- Type-A folks used to controlling everything. In ...

Inclusive leadership can inspire minority employees to achieve

November 21, 2019

Kesha Carter CCSI Many organizations boldly advertise in their marketing material, on their websites and through recruiting methods how their total workforce is very diverse. This is really a misnomer that doesn’t consider that most of the diversity ...

An anniversary forever etched in a news mind

November 21, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief My first day in the newspaper business – 40 years ago  – coincided with a date that resonates in rural communities across Michigan. For deer hunters, November 15 is sacrosanct, a time to celebrate the ...

Combining ADR processes to get the most beneficial resolution

November 21, 2019

Antoinette Raheem Much has been written about the benefits of the different types of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). We know Arbitration can, among other things, bring finality. Mediation can help parties preserve relationships. Negotiation can save ...

Litigation rates in family law decline in favor of settlements

November 21, 2019

Gregg Herman Among the changes in the practice of family law over the years (and there have been many) none have been as significant as the transition of the practice from litigation focused to settlement focused. Leonard Loeb hired me as an associate because ...

Requiem for conventional witness preparation

November 21, 2019

Kenneth R. Berman BridgeTower Media Newswires Two recent court decisions - one from each coast - show why conventional witness preparation needs a warning label: Use at your own risk. The first one shows how conventional approaches to witness preparation ...