Quick Tips for the First Meeting with a Prospective Client
Posted on 02-28-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Resist the urge to start working the case right away. By Matt Starosciak , www.thelawyermarketingbook.com The way an attorney views an initial consultation is often very different than the way a prospective client does. And the latter is much more... Read More

Tags: client , prospective client

SEC Provides Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures
Posted on 02-25-2018 by Lextalk Staff

What’s Your [Client’s] Cybersecurity Plan? On Wednesday February 20, the SEC issued a new guidance covering cybersecurity disclosures. This new interpretive guidance does not offer many SEC policy changes, but does signal an increased focus... Read More

Tags: SEC , Securities and Exchange Commission , cybersecurity , Securities

Artificial Intelligence: Coming To A Law Firm Near You
Posted on 02-25-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Human Attorneys Aren’t Going Anywhere, But Where Will You Fit In With AI Ready or not, artificial intelligence is coming to a law office near you. Unlike other technological advances, AI has the potential to affect a wide range of tasks performed... Read More

Tags: AI , artificial intelligence

SCOTUS Case Could Eliminate Unified Bars
Posted on 02-11-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Labor Case Reaches Into The Legal Profession The Supreme Court is set to reconsider whether employees can be forced to pay fair share union dues. It is believed the Court will overturn the 1977 ruling in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education with broad... Read More

Tags: Supreme Court , bar , SCOTUS

Making the Right Choice Between Regional Center and Direct Investment
Posted on 02-11-2018 by Mshahlaw

A Discussion with David Hirson of David Hirson & Partners. 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 and... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , investment , Immigration

Tax Attorneys: Your Perfect Storm ... 2018 Tax Season!
Posted on 02-06-2018 by Kristin Casler

Tax attorneys: Master your workload before it masters you. It’s a great time to be a tax attorney. You’re popular because of tax reform. You’re overrun with tax business. And (yawn) you haven’t slept in weeks. ... Read More

Tags: taxes , tax reform , tax , tax law

Streaming Services: New Legislation Could Change How Royalties Are Paid
Posted on 02-06-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Music Publishers, Songwriters and Streaming Services Agree With Proposed Change s Bipartisan legislation plus industry agreement usually signals a change on the horizon. This could be the case with the Music Modernization Act. Among other things, the... Read More

Tags: royalties , music , streaming music