The Gift Of Less Stress (And More Legal Learning) This Holiday Season
Posted on 12-22-2017 by Kristin Casler

Work-life balance for lawyers can merge leisure with legal learning. It’s hard to find a lawyer who isn’t teetering on the edge a good deal of the time. Year-end holidays, no doubt, can add to that stress. Many lawyers, though, have... Read More

Tags: stress , work-life balance

This Is Why New Attorneys Fail At Marketing: 5 Marketing Mistakes To Avoid In 2018
Posted on 12-22-2017 by Sam Mullan

Marketing misfires will ground your career trajectory. Good marketing is the key to being a successful lawyer. It’s why you’re constantly being told “Go network” and “Get out there and market yourself.” The pressure... Read More

Tags: new attorney , marketing , associate , legal marketing

Top 15 Tweets Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 1 – 5
Posted on 12-20-2017 by Lextalk Staff

5. Lawyers should take notes ... by hand (research confirms it) https://lawyerist.com/lawyers-take-notes-hand/ via @samglover 4. 15 “Trials of the Century” (3 featuring Clarence Darrow, born today/1857) http://mentalfloss.com/article... Read More

Top 15 Quotes Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 1 – 5
Posted on 12-20-2017 by Lextalk Staff

5. “Where there is no law there is no freedom” - John Locke 4. "Success is 99 percent failure." - Soichiro Honda 3. "Ignorance is a cure for nothing." - W.E.B. DuBois 2. “One has not only a legal... Read More

Top 15 Articles from LexisNexis’ Legal Blog “Lextalk” - 2017: #s 1 – 5
Posted on 12-19-2017 by Lextalk Staff

5. “Sniffing Out” Lawyerly Personalities: What Does Your Dog Breed Say About You? The best dog breeds for lawyers have already been dug up, but what can dogs dig up about their lawyers? 4. 7 Writing Tips They Didn’t Teach You in... Read More

Regulations vs Legislation: EB-5 Reform
Posted on 12-19-2017 by Mshahlaw

Regulations vs Legislation “…If confirmed, I commit to finalizing the proposed EB-5 rules…” USCIS Director Cissna Author: Mona Shah, Esq. At Cissna’s Senate Confirmation hearing, Cissna was asked: “On January... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

Alternate Route To EB-5 Via E-2 Through Grenada
Posted on 12-19-2017 by Mshahlaw

Alternate Route To EB-5 Via E-2 Through Grenada EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. With issues around retrogression in the EB-5 program, aspiring investors are looking... Read More

Tags: E-2 , EB-5 , Immigration

Top 15 Articles from LexisNexis’ Legal Blog “Lextalk” - 2017: #s 6 – 10
Posted on 12-15-2017 by Lextalk Staff

10. Top 6 Quotes from This Century’s Best Legal Movies With the Oscars right around the corner, lawyers will once again remember – and debate – quotes from the best legal movies. The classics have been “through the ringer”... Read More

Top 15 Quotes Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 6 – 10
Posted on 12-15-2017 by Lextalk Staff

10. “...nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” - 14th Amendment 9. "Either write something... Read More

Top 15 Tweets Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 6 - 10
Posted on 12-14-2017 by Lextalk Staff

10. Best Legal Movies of All Time [infographic] http://businessoflawblog.com/2014/03/infographic-legal-movies/ 9. LexisNexis expands Legal Analytics suite of solutions through acquisition of Ravel Law technology and content https://www.lexisnexis... Read More

Tax Bill Full Of Planning Opportunities
Posted on 12-13-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Quick Passage May Lead to Unintended Consequences The House version, 115 H.R. 1 and the Senate version, 115 S. 1 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed so quickly that there may be a slew of unintended consequences if enacted. A conference committee is... Read More

Tags: taxes , tax , tax bill

Tax Law Resources: Lexis Advance® Tax ... A Collection You Can’t Find Anywhere Else [infographic]
Posted on 12-09-2017 by LexisNexis Tax Staff

More trusted tax law sources in one resource. Lexis Advance Tax has so much to offer tax and estate attorneys, accountants, government tax professionals and other tax specialists. Whether you’re handling a corporate reorganization, structuring... Read More

Tags: tax law research , Lexis Advance , taxes , tax , tax law

Antibiotic Resistance: A Looming Public Health Crisis
Posted on 12-09-2017 by Robins Cloud

It's repeatedly asserted that excessive use of antibiotics does not pose any harm for humans. By: Kate Delany of Robins Cloud LLP Antibiotic resistance is a looming public health crisis, one that according to the World Health Organization... Read More

Tags: antibiotics , health law , antibiotic resistance

Top 15 Articles from LexisNexis’ Legal Blog “Lextalk” - 2017: #s 11 – 15
Posted on 12-09-2017 by Lextalk Staff

15. Storytelling: A Powerful Tool for Winning Your Case Storytelling: Master it, and you’ll have the jury hanging on your every word. 14. Legal Films & Attorney Movies: An Oscars Reading List for Movie-Loving Lawyers What are the top... Read More

Top 15 Quotes Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 11 – 15
Posted on 12-09-2017 by Lextalk Staff

15. “If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.” - Charles Dickens 14. “I'm sometimes asked when will there be enough [women on the Supreme Court]? And I say, 'When there are nine’” - Ruth... Read More

Top 15 Tweets Shared By LexisNexis - 2017: #s 11 – 15
Posted on 12-09-2017 by Lextalk Staff

15. Avoiding adverbial overkill: 2 green light adverbs / 3 red light adverbs https://www.legalwritingpro.com/blog/adverbs-on-trial-innocent-on-two-counts-but-guilty-on-three-more/ via @legalwritingpro 14. University of POTUS: Presidential alma maters... Read More

Ponzi Scheme Roundup: November 2017
Posted on 12-08-2017 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

By Kathy Bazoian Phelps Ponzi Scheme Roundup: November 2017 Below is a summary of the activity reported for November 2017. The reported stories reflect at least 8 new Ponzi schemes worldwide and an average age of approximately 49 for the alleged... Read More

Tags: Ponzi Scheme

The Ins & Outs Of EB-5 Admin Fees With Osvaldo ‘Ozzie’ Torres
Posted on 12-08-2017 by Mshahlaw

EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct investment... Read More

Tags: administrative fees , EB-5 , investment , Immigration

The Latest: Dodd-Frank Rollback
Posted on 12-08-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Bipartisan Changes Move Through Committee Both community banks and big banks stand to benefit from the bipartisan changes currently in the works. The legislation promises to ease Dodd-Frank rules for both types of banks. Bipartisan Legislation... Read More

Tags: banks , Dodd-Frank

Federal Bankruptcy Rule Changes Go Into Effect
Posted on 12-08-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Bankruptcy Rule Changes Shorten Time For Filing Proof Of Claim On December 1, 2017, federal bankruptcy rule changes approved by the United States Supreme Court go into effect. Most of the changes affect consumer bankruptcies, but there are changes... Read More

Tags: proof of claim , bankruptcy