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In a press release yesterday, Lawline announced a new content partnership with legal news network Law&Crime to provide attorneys and law firms with the tools they need to raise their media profiles.  This partnership will feature several brand-new programs exclusively for Lawline subscribers, including topics such as Crafting Your Social Media to Bring Attention to Your Firm’s Work, How to Hold an Effective Press Conference to Grow Your Law Firm Through the Media
No matter what side of the political spectrum, this will be an impactful election for attorneys – as private citizens and professionals – and their clients. Whichever way the election goes, attorneys in all practice areas are likely to see major changes in legislation, regulations, and enforcement. Are you prepared to advise your clients on their rights and responsibilities in 2021? Starting next week, get ready to learn about some of the most important SCOTUS
Ask the average American which rights are guaranteed by The First Amendment, and the answer may surprise you. The one everyone gets is freedom of speech. Some might add freedom of religion and freedom of the press; fewer still, surprisingly, will name the right to peacefully assemble, and even less will recall the right to petition the government. In fact, in a 2019 Freedom Forum Institute study, only 4% of those surveyed could name…
In a press release yesterday, Lawline announced the launch of a new series of exciting new business and professional development programming developed in conjunction with thought leaders in the legal industry, including Lawyerist, Podium, and AttorneySync.  These new programs are designed to be extremely practical and teach lawyers critical skills for the kind of lawyering law school doesn’t teach, such as marketing and law practice management. Topics include How to Establish the Correct KPIs
Amy Peck enrolled in a joint PhD/JD program intending to pursue clinical psychology – and then landed in the top 10 in her law school class. She attributes this not to being the smartest person in the room, but to her strong sense of self.  Her advice for new attorneys? Find a great team, mentor others, and find work that helps people. As an immigration attorney, Amy loves advocating for people who want to come…
Attention New Jersey attorneys! If your birthday falls between July 1 and December 31, then you’ve got a deadline coming up on December 31. But we have some good news for you. The Supreme Court of New Jersey issued an order temporarily relaxing the 12-hour live classroom credit requirement, which means you can now complete your entire requirement through approved courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats – and Lawline has plenty of them.  Interested…
Even though the months seem to blend together these days, it’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. While returning to school and work this fall might not look as it once did, one thing remains constant: Lawline’s CLE. This month we have programs on topics such as divorce in elder clients and the legislative process. Check out some highlights below:  Navigating Divorce and Preserving Benefits for Clients in their Golden Years
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to explode in new hot spots all over the country, correctional institutions are sites of particular concern. Between overcrowding, lack of sanitation, and a total inability to socially distance, prisoners in America’s jails and prisons, as well as the staff inside, are at significant risk of contracting the virus.  Attorneys with incarcerated clients have been sounding the alarm on this civil rights crisis for months, attending court both in…
Whether you’ve got a deadline coming up (Happy Birthday, by the way!), or you’re just using the summer slowdown to catch up on some credits, you have a lot of great choices for CLE to complete your requirement. As an accredited provider in NY, all of Lawline’s live webcasts and on-demand programs are available as part of your unlimited subscription. To steer you in the right direction, check out the top five CLE programs…
Kenneth Biedzynski started his legal career as a paralegal and eventually found himself going to law school to learn more and seek justice for his clients. Ken is a full-time lawyer and also a full-time musician and shares how his musical career helps make him a better attorney. As Ken aptly states, “when you are before a jury, you’re performing” and music taught him how to perfect those skills and express himself without even speaking. …