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5 Low Cost Ways to Attract More Clients for Your Small Law Firm

Excerpted from the Build Your Own Business blog by Dave Lorenzo of Aventura, FL: 1. Differentiate Yourself As times get tougher, many other lawyers will "dabble" in your area of expertise. Make your prospective clients aware that this is happening. Remind your … Continue reading

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Warning Signs that Your Small Business May Need to File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Starting a business is a difficult and trying endeavor. The American Bankruptcy Institute reported that over 24,000 businesses filed for bankruptcy in 2016. That is no surprise considering around 45 percent of companies do not make it to their fourth … Continue reading

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Strength in Small Numbers

Small group work in large lecture courses can be very powerful. In my Professional Responsibility course this past semester, I had 74 students and many hailed from other countries. I wanted to get them talking to each other about the … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Recovers Body of Missing Passenger From Small Cruise Ship Off Coast of Washington State

A passenger who went overboard on July 10 from the Seven Seas Mariner cruise ship has been found. Per the Associated Press, “a Coast Guard helicopter crew has recovered the body of a cruise ship passenger who went overboard off … Continue reading

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26(b)(1) proportionalty factor ruling: parties' relative access to relevant information and the parties' relative resources outweighs small amount in issue

From OMAR TORO, ET AL. VERSUS COASTAL INDUSTRIES, LLC, ET AL., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 76337 (MD La 2018):The proportionality factors espoused by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1) are the following: "the importance of the issues at stake in the … Continue reading

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