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Accelerating legal technology: It's a good thing!
Tech-challenged lawyers must adopt this mantra:
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood . — Marie Curie
Some’ll shrug off this advice. They’ll...
LGBTQ issues: The law of the land is inconsistent.
LGBTQ advocates recently had victories in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Sixth Circuits. In Zarda v. Altitude Express, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 4608, at *10 (2d Cir. Feb. 26...
HIPAA violations: They begin and end with your employees.
A single “Gesundheit” ... that’s all it takes to destroy the HIPAA success of your healthcare company.
Much like the butterfly effect , it begins with a sneeze, which...
Paralegals: Don't be afraid to pursue an alternative career.
After law school, I spent nearly a decade directing an ABA approved paralegal program. In that role, I worked with students throughout the program to discuss their career options....
By Matt Starosciak
For most attorneys, there is nothing more discouraging than a bad revenue year. It generates lots of negative thoughts, uncertainty, and a lack of confidence. It creates questions such as: Am I still a good attorney? How long will...
Cryptocurrency: Should it be considered a currency, a security, or a commodity?
By Kathy Bazoian Phelps
To regulate or not? That is the question. And there seems to be no consensus. The results of the Cryptocurrency Poll so far reveal a very...
Blockchain Patents Up 300%
Does Blockchain technology fall under the patent eligibility standard set forth in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. V. CLS Bank Int’l , 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014)? If so, that hasn’t stopped FinTech and other industries from...
By Mona Shah, ESQ. of Mona Shah & Associates Global
Will we finally see change in the EB-5 space? Discussions about what the future of EB-5 would entail have abounded for years now, but it seems we finally have some clarity on the state of proposed...
By Kathy Bazoian Phelps
Ponzi Scheme Roundup: February 2018
Below is a summary of the activity reported for February 2018. The reported stories reflect at least 3 new Ponzi schemes worldwide: over 80 years of newly imposed sentences for people...
As tomorrow’s technology accelerates, yesterday’s lawyer wanes .
Many well-trained lawyers are quickly becoming untrained lawyers.
“Choice” is one of the culprits ... the choice to not keep pace with ever-changing legal...
Technology fears? Change your mindset!
In the book Thank You for Being Late , Thomas L. Friedman notes that:
[T]he accelerating speed of scientific and technological innovations ... can outpace the capacity of the average human being and our...
States And Feds File Briefs To Tax Remote Sellers
Most states, and now the Solicitor General of the United States filed briefs in the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court case. All support the position of upholding the South Dakota law, allowing...
The Millennial Effect: As a real estate attorney, are you paying close attention?
Millennials ... they’re a growing force in real estate.
According to a consumer-housing-trends report from Zillow, half of today’s homeowners are under...