Posts Tagged law

NALS Foundation

About NALS Foundation | Ways to Give | Grants | Awards & Recognition | Logos | Circle Donors Building Your Career & Future The NALS Foundation was established in 1989 and is dedicated to ensuring a rewarding future for you and all legal support professionals. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation working hand in […]

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Identifying & Ending Workplace Bullying Gains Momentum

By Emily Sneddon, Esq. Efforts are underway on several fronts to once again raise the standard of acceptable (and legal) behavior at work. The new area of concern is the elimination of workplace bullying. Quite frankly, if you are a workplace bully, your employment future does not look good. Some states have considered enacting some […]

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VA Aid & Attendance: A Little Known Veteran Benefit

By Justin Elrod, Esq. James Ryan was a Private First Class in the Armed Forces during World War II. Ryan lost three brothers in the war, but he survived despite being in the middle of violent combat in Germany. Upon returning to the U.S., Ryan eventually married his high school sweetheart, Mary. They had three […]

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Marijuana Laws Liberalized in Colorado and Washington – But Effect on Workplace Policies Likely Small

By Nancy Delogu, Esq. and Chris M. Leh, Esq. The 2012 elections placed a number of marijuana initiatives before state voters around the United States ranging from efforts to legalize the sale and use of marijuana for recreational purposes to further expansion of the “medical marijuana” laws that currently exist in 18 states and the […]

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The Lance Armstrong Confession: Lessons in Ethics & Compliance

By Thomas R. Fox, Esq. As almost everyone in America knows, Lance Armstrong recently spoke for the first time about his performance enhancing drug use in a two-part television event on Oprah. On the first night, he admitted for the first time that he used performance enhancing drugs during his seven wins at the Tour […]

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NLP App Spotlight: Law School Dojo

By Sarah Osborne, ALP On the topic of education… When I was studying for my legal studies finals, I downloaded an app on my iPhone called “Law Dojo.” It is a quiz game that has sets of questions on varying legal topics including Civil Procedure, “Know your Rights,” the Supreme Court, Contract Law, etc. Why […]

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The Sometimes Blurry Ethical World of Witness Preparation

By Jeffrey A. Curran, Esq. So there I was, sitting at my desk having a perfectly enjoyable afternoon of responding to discovery requests  when I get a call from a friend asking if I could write something on the topic of ethics for her group of legal professionals. “Sure,” I say, “but what is there […]

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Legal Links

Law Related Associations | Courts | Education | Legal News | Reference | Research | Services | Supplies Associations American Arbitration Association http://www.adr.org/ American Bar Association http://www.abanet.org/ Association of Legal Administrators http://www.alanet.org/ National Notary Association http://www.nationalnotary.org/ Back to Top Courts The Center for Legal and Court Technology http://www.legaltechcenter.net Courts http://www.courts.net/ Law & Technology Resources for Legal Professionals http://www.llrx.com/courtrules/ United States Courts […]

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What’s Mine Is Mine, Or Is It?

Income Splitting For Domestic Partners in Community Property States By Laura Hoexter, J.D., LL.M (Tax) On May 5, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Public Letter Ruling 201021048 and CCA 201021050, which announced a change in the way the IRS was going to treat income earned by registered domestic partners (RDPs). This change attempted […]

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Law Firm Marketing

By Melissa Kandel, CP Commercials, billboards, radio spots, and signs on the sides of buses are just a few of the many ways today’s law firms choose to market their services. However, not all firms can afford the tens of thousands of dollars some of these forms of advertisement can cost. Many of those same […]

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