Monthly Archives: February 2014

Council for Court Excellence – A Great Resource for Legal Consumers

The Council for Court Excellence (CCE), the “moving force” behind the “one day/one trial” jury duty system in the D.C. Superior Court, is a nonprofit organization formed in 1982, that “works to improve the administration of justice in the Washington metropolitan … Continue reading

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The Client’s Paradox

In today’s times when people need a lawyer to do almost anything, the choice of which lawyer is very important.  But as the number of lawyers to choose from has increased exponentially, the choice has become infinitely more complex.  A … Continue reading

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Law Firm Refunds Fees . . . Voluntarily!

Imagine you hire a high-end law firm to handle a dispute for you.  The firm handles the matter to your satisfaction and, while the bill seems high, you willingly pay the fee.  Now imagine several months later you receive a … Continue reading

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Sitting Judges As Mediators

In Shawnee County District Court, located in Topeka, Kansas, sitting judges are mediating “serious” criminal cases.  According to The Topeka Capital-Journal, this mediation program is a growing trend that is avoiding “legal warfare,” alleviating the need for victim and witness testimony, and sparing … Continue reading

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