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Rassp & Herlick: Cited 3 times by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Posted on 08-31-2015 by Ted Zwayer

The Matthew Bender publication, Rassp & Herlick, California Workers' Compensation Law, has been cited three times by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its recent decision, Angelotti Chiropractic v. Baker, which upheld... Read More

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Life as a Medical Malpractice Attorney: Ferret out the Facts
Posted on 08-31-2015 by Tracie Morris

If you have been following our series focusing on a “day in the life of a medical malpractice attorney” you now know the myriad amount of considerations to guide you through decisions that would help you prevail, regardless of whether you... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , medical malpractice , Personal Injury

20 Professionalism Tips for Millennial Attorneys
Posted on 08-31-2015 by Christina Alge

We are all capable of learning new things and we all should be open to learning new things too. I mean knowledge is power, right? (At least that’s what ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ taught me). So listen up millennials in the legal profession... Read More

Tags: law students , Latest Headlines & Stories , Law School Faculty , new lawyers , Law school

Early Adversity
Posted on 08-30-2015 by Thiyagu

September 1, 2015 This is the 852nd Weekly Issue This Week's Topic: “How Important Can It Be?” Question: “…I understand about past addictions and past arrests, but what is the relevance of knowing how badly a patient was treated... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Depression , trauma , injury

DUI Checkpoints: What You Should Do
Posted on 08-28-2015 by Thiyagu

California is one of several states that allow the use of DUI checkpoints as a means to deter and detect driving under the influence offenders. Unlike most traffic stops, which require that an officer have reasonable cause before pulling over a motorist... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

Lexis Advance® Tax: specialized online tax law resources
Posted on 08-28-2015 by efranks

Search across all tax content within a state or multiple states with a few simple clicks. A search through all of the tax content within a state will run across Statutes, Regulations, Cases, Administrative Materials, Municipal Codes, and State Tax Practice... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance

Historical Women Rainmakers
Posted on 08-28-2015 by Thiyagu

Our Nation’s greatest reoccurring problem: Equality. In fact, throughout history, women and minorities have fought tirelessly to be recognized as equals. And, in today’s society, diversity and inclusion plays a vital role in both the workplace... Read More

Tags: Be Unprecedented , rainmakers , Latest Headlines & Stories , Tell us your story , WomensEqualityDay , rainmaker , rainmaking , #WomensEqualityDay

LexisNexis Women’s Connected: Empowering women to do great work
Posted on 08-27-2015 by Sarah McGowan

LexisNexis isn’t just a great place to do work, it’s also a place that empowers women to do great work! LexisNexis Women’s Connected is an organization that exists to maximize the potential of women through mentoring, education, networking... Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories , WomensEqualityDay , #WomensEqualityDay

Disability and Pregnancy Leave Policies & Pay Equality: Problematic areas for employers | Lexis ® Practice Advisor #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-27-2015 by Jae Lee

Handling leave requests is one of the more problematic areas faced by employers because of overlapping federal and state laws related to family and medical leave, leaves for pregnancy-related disabilities and military leave. Pregnancy and the potential... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Labor Law , WomensEqualityDay , Employment Law , #WomensEqualityDay

Elise Klein: An unusual experience from a top civil and appellate litigator & LexisNexis® author
Posted on 08-26-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Litigation isn’t the most quiet and civilized activity. Have you ever wondered what crazy things litigators have experienced? For Elise Klein, a no. 2 pencil is the lead culprit. My most memorable negative experience as a practicing attorney was... Read More

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95 Years Ago Today Woman Gain Their Right To Vote #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-26-2015 by Thiyagu

It was on this date in 1920 that history was made. On August 26 th ,1920 the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was finally ratified. This enfranchised all American women and declared that they, like men, deserve all the rights and responsibilities of... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , WomensEqualityDay , #WomensEqualityDay

DUI While on Probation or Parole
Posted on 08-26-2015 by Thiyagu

Being arrested for a DUI offense can have very serious implications for anyone. However, for people who are already on probation or parole, for DUI or for any other crime, a new DUI arrest can carry significant consequences. When a person is put on probation... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

The Women’s Suffrage Movement 95 Years Later & Still Asking: Equality When? [Infographic] #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-26-2015 by Tracie Morris

Women's Equality Day – proclaimed each year on August 26 to commemorate the granting of the vote to women throughout the country. For women in the United States, while the right to vote was enacted 95 years ago the idea of women’s equality... Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories , WomensEqualityDay , #WomensEqualityDay

Chilton Varner: Legal trailblazer and women’s rights activist #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-26-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Chilton Varner has been a trailblazer throughout her career as a litigator. Still, Chilton certainly couldn’t have imagined the storied 30-year career she has had as one of the nation’s top product liability litigators when she started her... Read More

Tags: Be Unprecedented , rainmakers , Latest Headlines & Stories , Tell us your story , WomensEqualityDay , rainmaker , rainmaking , #WomensEqualityDay

DUI & the State Bar
Posted on 08-25-2015 by Thiyagu

In California, state professional licensing agencies are permitted to take disciplinary actions against licensees who are convicted of criminal offenses. The California State Bar is the licensing agency responsible for licensing attorneys and imposing... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

How to Find a Good Lawyer Online
Posted on 08-25-2015 by Thiyagu

With over two million people in the Orlando metropolitan area, there seems to be lawyers everywhere; that is, until you need one. Lawyers come in all forms with various skill sets, personalities, and levels of ability, but not all of them are suited for... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , law

Finding a Lawyer: Why Women Seek Friend Referrals More Than Men
Posted on 08-25-2015 by Thiyagu

When in need of an attorney, the process of finding one can be very stressful and overwhelming for anyone dealing with personal legal issues. There are countless lawyers out there, and when time is of the essence, it is critical to find a trustworthy... Read More

Tags: marketing , Trending News & Topics , law

Tuesday Tips: Assign, Track & Assess Student Research Skills with Lexis® Learn
Posted on 08-25-2015 by carolyn.bach lexisnexis

Lexis® Learn is a new interactive learning platform available to law school faculty to supplement their current research curriculum. It’s designed to help students learn legal research fundamentals outside of class so you can focus on in-depth... Read More

Tags: law students , How-Tos & Guidance , Law School Faculty , Lexis Advance Enhancements , Lexis Advance , Law school

Joelle Sharman: An all-time memorable moment from this top civil and appellate litigator
Posted on 08-25-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

What inspires someone to pursue a career in the legal field? For attorney Joelle Sharman, growing up watching legal dramas like “L.A. Law” and “Law & Order,” ultimately drove her interest in practicing law. “I thought... Read More

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5 Amelia Earhart lessons for businesswomen #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-24-2015 by Christina Alge

Famous female aviator Amelia Earhart once said “ Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. ”. The obstacles that she overcame in route to the numerous milestones she achieved... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , WomensEqualityDay , woman lawyers , #WomensEqualityDay , Legal Industry , business