Monthly Archives: September 2014

Attorney Tip #9 – Brief Writing

In an ABA Journal article titled “Dirty Dozen: 12 Ways to Write a Really Bad Brief,” Jim McElhaney writes about the “ordinary sins [of bad brief writing] that even good lawyers commit everyday.”  According to Mr. McElhaney, they include: Make it … Continue reading

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Attorney Tip #8 – Tread Lightly

What do you do when a client posts a negative review on Yelp, Avvo, Martindale Hubbell or another review website?  Do you shoot off a response?  Do you provide your side of the story?  Given what’s at stake, you should … Continue reading

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US Department of Justice’s New Elder Justice Initiative

One of LPR’s followers alerted us to the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recently launched Elder Justice Initiative.  The DOJ’s Elder Justice Website seeks to help elder abuse victims and their families learn about and report abuse. [T]he United States … Continue reading

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LPR Seminar on September 30, 2014

Elisa Eisenberg, Founder and CEO of Center for Legal Practice Reform (LPR), will be giving a seminar for Washington Metropolitan OASIS, titled Need A Lawyer? How to Navigate the Attorney/Client Relationship.  The seminar will take place on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from … Continue reading

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