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Five Important Tips If the Police Contact You

A large number of people will be contacted, detained and/ or arrested in their lifetime. Hopefully you will not be one of them, but in the event you encounter is unfortunate experience, here is a list of the top five things you need to remember to protect yourself and get through it as smoothly as […]

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GREY MATTERS: PERSPECTIVES ON AGING LAWYERS AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

GREY MATTERS: PERSPECTIVES ON AGING LAWYERS AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT Presented by the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Center for Professional Responsibility, Commission on Law and Aging, Commission on Disability Rights, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Standing Committee on Professionalism, Senior Lawyers Division, Standing Committee […]

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Health Care Power of Attorney and Advance Directive Regarding a Natural Death (“Living Will”) – North Carolina

Health Care Power of Attorney and Advance Directive Regarding a Natural Death (“Living Will”) Note:  You should use this document to name a person as your Health Care Agent if you are comfortable giving that person broad and sweeping powers to make health care decisions for you. This document also gives your health care providers instructions to withhold or […]

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ADVICE FOR CUSTODY CLIENTS

You are in custody litigation. This is intended to give you basic information about what you can – and can’t – do if you want to enhance your chances of success. Communicate with your spouse Try to discuss your child’s welfare with your spouse. Limit your discussion to the child’s welfare. Don’t discuss your new […]

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WHAT HAPPENED TO MY MAILING LIST MESSAGE?

You’ve spent at least an hour, carefully composing your message to a mailing list, checking and double-checking your grammar and punctuation, spell-checking it at least twice – and that was after checking all the cites, Shepardizing the relevant cases, and giving your message double the effort you’d normally devote to a Supreme Court brief. You […]

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PUBLICIZING AND PROMOTING A NEW MAILING LIST

  Setting up a new mailing list is as easy as “just add water,” but building a subscriber base, creating conversations, and making a new list known requires some heavy lifting and a dose of fertilizer. Naturally, it takes more than just a single list owner to make a mailing list. If the list is […]

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DIFFERENT RULES FOR DIFFERENT LISTS

  Is it any surprise that mailing lists geared toward lawyers tend to be rule-heavy? A list’s culture and audience determine its rules and expectations, but there’s wide variation among the kinds of rules and attitudes towards those rules. Even the debate among the list’s leaders differs. An open mailing list for more than 2,200 […]

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IT’S NOT THE FINAL ROUND OF JEOPARDY!

  One reason many lawyers cite for not participating – or even subscribing to – law-related listserves is the time involved in responding to questions posed by a law. Who hasn’t opened up a mailbox to see a sequence of posts responded to by the same person, a lawyer who has taken the time to […]

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HOW TO LOOK LIKE AN ABSOLUTE FOOL ON MAILING LISTS

More than a dozen years ago, The New Yorker ran the Peter Steiner cartoon featuring two dogs in front of a computer, one carefully instructing the other that “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” While pseudonyms and cute handles might still work well for posts to Match.com, eBay.com and hobby lists, mailing lists […]

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FLASH POINT

Does there exist a mailing list focused upon legal topics that hasn’t seen a flame war now and then? Unmoderated lists of critical mass populated by lawyers are prime tinder for explosive bursts of e-mail exchanges, each one raising the ante and challenging others to a duel. It doesn’t even take a politically charged topic […]

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