David Schnurman

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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…
For many attorneys, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is something they don’t give much thought to until their deadline is rapidly approaching. Whether their firm provides 24/7 access to online courses or they are so bogged down with work that they forgot to register for the free event at their local bar, CLE tends to sneak up on even those with the best intentions.   As a busy attorney, how do you avoid this fate? By shopping…
Online profiles. You might think these are relegated to two places: LinkedIn, for your business endeavors, and Facebook, for your family and friends (read: dopamine fix). In reality, however, the web offers so much more in terms of profile-creating, brand-building, and business-driving options. So as an attorney, what do you need from your online profile, and why is it so important? Read on for three goals that you – and your firm – should…
  On behalf of everyone at Lawline, we wish our readers a Happy Fourth of July! However you choose to celebrate, be sure to stay safe! Here are three tips for staying out of trouble and making the most of this year’s Independence Day celebrations. Do your research and get the lowdown on fireworks safety. Check out these tips on avoiding those nightmare traffic delays. And just for fun – whether you’re planning a…
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, My Illinois CLE deadline is coming up soon and I heard there was a rule change a couple of years ago while I was finishing up my last cycle. Is there anything new…
In honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, Lawline is sharing fun facts about our nation’s founding father George Washington. Washington is a beloved figure in our nation’s history – he was a general during the American Revolution, president of our Constitutional Convention, and was unanimously elected by the Electoral College to serve as our nation’s first president. As perhaps the most legendary figure in our nation’s history, we wondered what other fun facts…
You know that the internet is the frontier of lead generation and client development for attorneys – but where do you start? We’ve created this brief guide to terminology you need to know in order to capitalize on the marketing advantages the internet has to offer in the shortest amount of time. Get these basics under your belt with the infographic below – and click it to start growing your online marketing presence!