Monthly Archives: June 2013

If It Can Happen To Paula Deen . . . It Can Happen To You

There has been much controversy surrounding Paula Deen’s recent admission in deposition that she used the N-word “a very long time” ago, and there has been much personal fallout.  Escaping public scrutiny, however, is whether Ms. Deen’s attorney should have acted … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Smart Legal Consumers

Based on the book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey, a guest contributor on reinterpreted the seven habits for financial frugality in a recent article: 7 Habits of Highly Frugal People.  The list is based upon the premise … Continue reading

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Law School for Legal Consumers?

William & Mary Law School is now offering a course titled “Introduction to the U.S. Legal System,” which teaches how judges and lawyers think and other information about the U.S. legal system.  In a June 5, 2013 Law Technology News article titled Taste Law … Continue reading

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“Perceptions of Justice Toolkit” – A Guide Toward Improved Court Perceptions

This new guide, the brainchild of Wisconsin Court of Appeals Staff Attorney Christina Plum, includes a toolkit that addresses facilitating conversations about the public’s perceptions of the courts.  On May 29, 2013, in a post titled Justice May Be In The Eye … Continue reading

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Attorney Tip #3 – Bill Padding Could Lead to Prison

For the legions of attorneys who meticulously bill their time and expenses, LPR applauds your honesty and integrity.  This cautionary tale is for those who work in firms with attorneys who engage in improper billing, those who think there is … Continue reading

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