Be My Legal Valentine: A List of Heart-Shaped Insights for Those Who Love the Law
Posted on 02-07-2017 by Travis Burchart

14 Crazy Valentine’s Day Facts Ah the “day of love” has finally fallen upon us. The widely-celebrated “Hallmark Holiday” has been around for thousands of years, but how much do you really know about this holiday? Love Is in the Office Air: Regulating your office romance... Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in Athens
Posted on 03-08-2016 by J. Lee Webb

When a member of a family suffers from alcoholism or alcohol abuse, it can be tough on everyone involved. Some people are in denial that a loved one has a problem with alcohol, while others do not recognize the signs and symptoms associated with these struggles with alcohol, so the problem persists and... Read More

Do I Still Have A Brain Injury Case If It Stemmed From Medical Procedures When Something Else Was Fixed?
Posted on 02-24-2016 by Stewart Cohen

We go to the doctor trusting that we will get the care we need to treat any medical issues or conditions that arise. Although medical procedures that are performed at hospitals or outpatient facilities may promise to restore us to good health or at least stem the onset of difficulties, unfortunately... Read More

What Happens If You Fail To Pay Child Support In Utah?
Posted on 02-23-2016 by Jill L. Coil

Child support orders are supposed to be based on a formula that results in a fair determination for both the parent receiving support and the parent paying support. However, even if the court carefully considered your income and expenses when issuing the order, that does not mean that you may not experience... Read More

Why Divorce May Be the Right Choice for You
Posted on 01-05-2016 by Jill L. Coil

Filing for a divorce is a big decision , and for many, knowing whether or not divorce is the right avenue to pursue can be confusing. If you think that you are ready to file for a divorce in Salt Lake City , a consultation with an experienced family law attorney can help you learn everything that you... Read More

“Habits Are Strong and Memories Are Long”: Why People in the Southern U.S. Prefer Friend Referrals Over Online Searches When Choosing an Attorney
Posted on 09-01-2015 by mosesandroothcommunity

In order to find out how people around the country choose their attorneys, Moses & Rooth conducted a survey that produced interesting results based on various demographics. One such result revealed that out of 486 responses from the Southern region of the U.S., 16% – the largest percentage... Read More

How to Find a Good Lawyer Online
Posted on 08-25-2015 by mosesandroothcommunity

With over two million people in the Orlando metropolitan area, there seems to be lawyers everywhere; that is, until you need one. Lawyers come in all forms with various skill sets, personalities, and levels of ability, but not all of them are suited for your specific legal needs. It can be a challenge... Read More

Finding a Lawyer: Why Women Seek Friend Referrals More Than Men
Posted on 08-25-2015 by mosesandroothcommunity

When in need of an attorney, the process of finding one can be very stressful and overwhelming for anyone dealing with personal legal issues. There are countless lawyers out there, and when time is of the essence, it is critical to find a trustworthy attorney as fast as possible. In dealing with this... Read More

Are Congresswomen better lawmakers than Congressmen?
Posted on 06-18-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

As a former Congressional staffer, I never really wondered if male lawmakers were better lawmakers than their female counterpart (or vice versa). This was probably somewhat unusual considering my former boss was, at that time, the highest ranking female in the U.S. House of Representatives. However,... Read More

Law Students: How to Read a Legal Opinion
Posted on 08-28-2014 by Christina Alge

As law students head back to school, I thought it would be relevant to post a link to Orin Kerr's short short essay “How to Read A Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students .” This essay is designed to help new law students prepare for the first few weeks of class. It outlines and explains... Read More

6 preventative steps to avoid embarrassing yourself/your law firm on social media
Posted on 08-12-2014 by Travis Burchart

These are just some ways to ensure your social media activity is truly putting your best foot forward – rather than in your mouth. Here are some tips to help avoid social media regret, according to an article via JaffePR . Read your firm’s social media policy . Most law firms now have... Read More

Legal Industry seeing growth in Startup
Posted on 07-14-2014 by Mary Swank

In the last several months, the legal community has been increasingly taking counsel from startups, all centered on the business philosophy: How to apply the “lean startup” model to legal services. This is according a recent article available via the Business of Law Blog . As you can see... Read More

40 Careers with Law Degrees and No Law
Posted on 06-12-2014 by rheamalhotra

It’s often said “when one door closes, another opens.” But what happens if the law door closes, as you hold your J.D.? Luckily, a degree in law doesn't equate to only being a lawyer. Skills in law are highly transferable across many different professions. Working hard to fully develop... Read More

Two Important Business Development Tips
Posted on 06-11-2014 by Ted Zwayer

In a similar vein to the old real estate adage, in legal marketing it's all about contact, contact, contact. Two important factors need to come into play in building any relationship are how often you are in contact (with clients, referral sources and prospects) and what value those communications... Read More

Keeping a career profile up to date in the digital age: Be Sure to Spin Your Own Story
Posted on 04-11-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

These days, with your consent or without, every one of us has an Internet persona claiming to tell others some story about who we are. We have public artifacts, so to speak, indicating where we went (go) to school, where we live, where we are employed, and, in some instances, who our friends and colleagues... Read More

Women in law: From 50% of law school classes to only 4% of managing partners. What's the problem?
Posted on 04-09-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Why Can't Law Firms Retain Women? via Shannon Forchheimer It’s no secret that in large law firms, men fare far better than women. All one needs to do is review any website of any major law firm (or simply walk the halls) to see that most partners are men. Still, I was shocked by an article... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy speaks on the value of law blogs
Posted on 10-11-2013 by Guy Alvarez

There’s perhaps no more influential opinion on the value of law blogs than when a U.S. Supreme Court Justice chimes in. Let alone that the Justice taught constitutional law at my law school when I was there. Justice Anthony Kennedy sat down with The Wall Street Journal’s Supreme Court... Read More