David Schnurman

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Lawline Profiles were designed to help attorneys establish a stronger online presence, build their brand, and connect them with potential clients (and even colleagues!). Hundreds of Lawline attorneys have already created their Lawline Profile, so we are highlighting some of the standouts!  Read on for our first three Lawline Profile Highlights.         Brian Dettman: Brian Dettman is a personal injury attorney admitted to practice in both Florida and Kentucky. Based in Louisville, Brian highlights himself…
Did you know that Lawline offers more than 1,500 on-demand courses available for you to watch anytime and anywhere, day or night? With such a large selection available at your fingertips, choosing where to begin might be difficult. So why not turn to your peers for help? We’ve compiled a list of the top five programs that attorneys are watching right now. These programs are timely, relevant, and best of all, sure to help you…
Law school provides students with a critical legal foundation: how to analyze cases and important legal doctrine, and conduct legal research. Enterprising law students will also gain some hands-on experience through a clinic, externship, or moot court – but there’s still so much left to learn, especially when it comes to conducting a trial. For example, how do you develop the theory and themes of your case? How do you make sure your first pleading…
Meredith Cohen is Lawline’s Director of Customer Experience. She manages relationships with state regulating agencies nationwide to bring the best and most relevant content to attorneys who need it. In this monthly column, she answers customers’ most pressing CLE questions.    Dear Meredith, I’m newly admitted in both Pennsylvania and Ohio, but I’m not sure how to complete my CLE requirements. Do I need to take courses in person? Can I watch video recordings? Do…
We’ve recently explored why online profiles are so important to your career as an attorney, creating a nifty guide to getting the most from your Lawline Profile and addressing the digital marketing terms every lawyer needs to know in 2019. Now we’re taking a moment to highlight some attorneys who have created powerful Lawline Profiles for themselves in three specific ways. Check out these savvy internet marketers and what they’re doing right!    A…
The July bar exam is over! We’re giving the latest law school grads a minute to breathe. You just studied for three and a half years straight and took a really long exam to cap it off. So today, we’re going to tackle a less stressful, yet important, topic: what to wear to work. While fashion doesn’t necessarily appeal to everyone, there have been countless articles about how dress codes impact productivity. And if…
These days, technology is so advanced and evolves so quickly that it can be hard to keep track of the latest developments. Drones are a perfect example – they’re becoming more and more accessible and universally employed. Consequently, regulations are changing at a rapid pace. Check out the latest in drone developments here. Drones might soon be delivering your next Amazon order. Well, okay, maybe not that quickly. But it’s in the works. Since 2016,…
The U.S. homeless population has increased in recent years – and the numbers are staggering. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, approximately 56,342 family households were identified as homeless in January 2018. In New York City, one in ten public school students do not have stable housing. From 2017 to 2018, the number of children and families experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles more than doubled. And it’s not just big…
Summer vacation season is here! Here at Lawline, we took the time to ask our fabulous faculty the following question: Where is your favorite place to vacation in the summer? From close to home to across the seas, you won’t want to miss these exciting destinations. Check them out below – and feel free to comment and let us know where you go to get away from it all.      1.       …
Ask any Virginia attorney, “What’s the scariest thing that could happen on October 31?” and they’re sure to tell you: “Being short on my required CLE credit hours.” To help you stay on track and avoid that end-of-month panic, here’s a reminder of everything you’ll need to do by October 31 (and how to do it)! The Requirement As a reminder, of the 12 credits required every year in Virginia: At least 2 must…