Super Bowl XLIX and $$$: 9 financial faces of the big game
Posted on 01-30-2015 by Christina Alge

Lightning round! When is the Super Bowl? Where is the Super Bowl being played? Who is playing in the Super Bowl? Chances are you probably knew the answers to most (if not all) of those questions. But thanks to CBS news here are 9 things you... Read More

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$3.8 billion projected in Illegal Super Bowl Bets
Posted on 01-30-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

If I had a dollar for every dollar involved in illegal Super Bowl bets, then I’d be a billionaire. Yes, billionaire with a capital B. “Illegal bets on the Super Bowl will total $3.8 billion,” according to JD Morris , author of a recent... Read More

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Is Skiing Under the Influence a Crime?
Posted on 01-30-2015 by MichaelKraut

Every winter people hits the slopes to engage in skiing, snowboarding and a wide variety of other winter sports. Many of these activities can be very dangerous as people travel down slopes at very high speeds. It is very easy to hurt oneself or other... Read More

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Super Bowl Throwback: Memorable “Big Game” Commercials
Posted on 01-30-2015 by Chad Troyan

Let’s be honest with ourselves. As much as we all look forward to the big game, we look forward to its’ commercials even more. With a little help from Huffington Post here are my top 10 Super Bowl Commercials: 1. Budweiser "A Hero's... Read More

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Trademark & Copyright Issues pose biggest problems when it comes to NFL’s “Big Game”
Posted on 01-30-2015 by Ted Zwayer

With single coin toss, one of the Nation’s top-celebrated sporting championships officially is underway. While a lot of us enjoy watching one man throw the pigskin to another, we all can admit that there is a consolation prize that we all tend to... Read More

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42 Resume Dos and Don'ts Every Job Seeker Should Know
Posted on 01-29-2015 by Chad Troyan

Applying for jobs causes job-seekers to develop a cycle: fill out application; attach resume, mail it out, repeat. Sometimes we get in such a routine that we do things that may hurt our chances of landing a job. Like anything else, there are “do’s”... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , job seeking , resume

6 Key Questions about BYOD [Infographic]
Posted on 01-29-2015 by Doug Esten

BYOD is making significant inroads in the business world, with many organizations trying to support BYOD initiatives to allow end-users to use personally owned devices at work. In fact, IBM now allows employees to bring their own devices to work, due... Read More

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South Carolina: Banning Personal Use of Social Media at Work. Wait, seriously?
Posted on 01-28-2015 by Ted Zwayer

Yes and the new law goes into effect in July. According to this recent article published via LexisNexis ® Legal Newsroom | Labor and Employment Law blog, no employee of the State of South Carolina will be allowed to use social media on the job, “unless... Read More

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DUI Checkpoints and the "Ziploc Bag" Strategy
Posted on 01-28-2015 by MichaelKraut

Recently, a video has been making the rounds online regarding a novel way that a man in Florida has come up with to minimize the risk of arrest at DUI checkpoints in that state. Several states, including California, allow DUI checkpoints as an exception... Read More

Tags: los angeles , criminal defense , Trending News & Topics , california

Supporting free speech, simple ideal, complicated politics
Posted on 01-28-2015 by SamirGoswami

This week President Obama cut short his trip to India, the world’s largest democracy, to meet with the new monarch of Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death last week of King Abdullah. The trip underscores the importance the U.S. government... Read More

Tags: LIT , Free Speech , civilrights , Miranda

Corporate Crisis Failures: A Crisis Communications Veteran Shares Lessons Learned from 2014
Posted on 01-27-2015 by Vanessa Lloyd

In an article by Lexis Nexis ® Corporate Counsel Advisory , Melanie Dougherty Thomas, Managing Director at Inform, briefly noted three major data breaches or cyber-attack events that highlighted 2014. Whether it was the cyber-attack of Sony or other... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , communications , compliance

Life Insurance and Support in Divorce
Posted on 01-27-2015 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

At the beginning of each divorce case, the parties always have questions regarding how the divorce will impact their daily lives, especially their finances . One of the biggest issues, and often most disputed, is support. The parties cannot plan for their... Read More

Tags: Insurance , Family Law , Trending News & Topics , blogs

Lexis Advance® Tuesday Tips: Document Review Done Right [Webinar]
Posted on 01-27-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The new Lexis Advance® is here! To help answer your questions, join us for this complimentary Webinar to see what Lexis Advance offers – and, the coffee is on us! During this webinar you’ll see how others are successfully navigating... Read More

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Changing Your Mind from Legal Separation to Divorce
Posted on 01-27-2015 by Rosanne M. Beach

The term "Legal Separation" and "Dissolution" are distinctly different in that a legal separation does not result in dissolving the marriage itself, while a dissolution of marriage does indeed dissolve the marriage and will return... Read More

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This Graph Shows Why You May Want to Think Twice About Going to Law School - The Blaze
Posted on 01-26-2015 by Hans Thielman

This article notes the divide between what graduates of top law schools make and what their colleagues from lower-ranked schools earn - and how the divide can skew reporting. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/01/26/this-graph-shows-why-you-may-want... Read More

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DUI & Drunk in Public Charges
Posted on 01-26-2015 by MichaelKraut

There are a variety of criminal charges related to Driving Under the Influence that are available to prosecutors for filing. One of these crimes is commonly known as “drunk in public” under California Penal Code Section 647(f) . Like the... Read More

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Common Grammar Mistakes, Annoying or Accepting?
Posted on 01-26-2015 by Chad Troyan

We are all guilty of making mistakes, especially when it comes to writing. Take for example this excerpt from an article I read a couple weeks ago. I’m not going to name who wrote it or who it was for, but it was the first time in a while that I... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , grammar

Monday Marvel: The connection between Chipotle & Tofu
Posted on 01-26-2015 by Christina Alge

Chipotle is launching this massive campaign to introduce customers to its new vegetarian Tofu menu item, called Sofritos. And, according to their website, Chipotle will be giving away vouchers for free burritos, bowls and Tacos for any customers who purchase... Read More

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Fine Tuning Your Resume: 4 Tips
Posted on 01-23-2015 by Christina Alge

Filling out applications can become a mundane process. Attaching your resume to thousands of applications gets boring too, especially if you are lacking replies. One way to increase your chances of getting replies to your applications is by tailoring... Read More

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Breaking the Law: Fossil Hunters
Posted on 01-23-2015 by Tracie Morris

It’s amazing how fast things can enter and leave our lives. One minute you could be a paleontologist who’s just found fossils of a Godzilla-sized creature. The next minute you get your discovery taken away from you. Sounds hard to believe... Read More

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