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Wellness Wednesday Roundup: January 15, 2020
Posted on 01-15-2020 by beng

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday at LexTalk, where we look at a few recent updates on mental health and wellness in the legal industry. New decade, new you? Law.com’s The Recorder has this piece from corporate wellness coach Jonathan Jordan... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

December 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 01-02-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for December 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 7 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas and convictions, over 34 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

Rule of Law: What We Accomplished in 2019
Posted on 12-17-2019 by beng

At LexisNexis, one of our primary missions is advancing the Rule of Law around the world. This year, some of our most inspiring accomplishments were focused on that mission and it’s a privilege to engage in this mission together with our people... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Wellness Wednesday: Dec. 11, 2019
Posted on 12-11-2019 by beng

It’s Wellness Wednesday at LexTalk! Let’s get down to business: First up, this piece from the Virginia Lawyers Weekly on how lawyers can be positive role models when it comes to mental health, fitness and wellness in the workplace. Instead... Read More

Tags: health , rule of law , legal profession , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday , Law school , law students , work-life balance

Recognizing champions of the Rule of Law around the globe
Posted on 12-10-2019 by beng

By Ian McDougall With my involvement in advancing the Rule of Law, it amazes me how many amazing people exist in the world who are dedicated to making it a better place. They do it, very often, without any kind of widespread recognition. They do it... Read More

Tags: rule of law

UN Foundation honors LexisNexis for advancing Rule of Law (VIDEO)
Posted on 12-05-2019 by beng

LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh was recently honored by the UN Foundation with a Global Leadership Award for leading the company in its efforts to advance Rule of Law around the globe. Carmen Pombo presented Walsh with the award at the UN Foundation's We... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: Dec. 4, 2019
Posted on 12-04-2019 by beng

Time again for another Wellness Wednesday Roundup here at LexTalk from LexisNexis. Each week we present to you a few recent pieces regarding health and wellness in the legal industry, a topic that’s becoming more and more prevalent with each passing... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

November 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 12-02-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for November 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 12 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 8 guilty pleas and convictions, over 81 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

LexisNexis wins 2019 NC Tech Award in AI category
Posted on 11-22-2019 by beng

LexisNexis is proud to have won a 2019 NC Tech Award in the Artificial Intelligence category! A lot of hard work has gone into Context, our award-winning legal language analytics solution, and we're very excited that effort has again been recognized... Read More

Tags: nc tech , context , Lexis Advance , raleigh , AI , natural language processing , technology , analytics , north carolina , machine learning , awards , research

LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh honored with UN Foundation Global Leadership Award
Posted on 11-21-2019 by beng

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh was honored by the United Nations Foundation with a Global Leadership Award in recognition for the company's work in advancing the Rule of Law around the globe. Previous honorees have included... Read More

Tags: united nations foundation , rule of law , mike walsh

Lexis Advance ranks #1 among next-gen lawyers
Posted on 11-13-2019 by beng

By Sean Fitzpatrick Did you hear? According to an independent study by PwC, Lexis Advance ranks #1 among next-gen lawyers . Law school preference is something that we’ve been tracking at LexisNexis for many years, and we’re thrilled... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance , AI , analytics , research

Join the LexisNexis LegalTech Accelerator Social Media Workshop!
Posted on 11-07-2019 by beng

Are you a lawyer or legal tech leader wondering how social media can help grow your business and position you as an expert? Do you want to know how to enhance your brand, share your knowledge, and engage with the broader legal community through social... Read More

Tags: social media , tips , legaltech

October 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 11-01-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for October 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 3 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 10 guilty pleas, over 103 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved... Read More

Grace Hopper 2019: Feeling Included and Free in the Tech Industry
Posted on 10-29-2019 by beng

“Looking around, I saw brilliant, inspiring professionals who looked like me.” When I decided to pursue a career in technology, I knew what it meant. It meant challenging problems, a thriving job market, and the ability to shape the... Read More

Tags: relx , grace hopper , data science , inclusion , florida , diversity

Tackling Statelessness and Advancing the Rule of Law to Inaccessible Locations
Posted on 10-25-2019 by beng

LexisNexis helps advance Rule Of Law to inaccessible locations There is an excellent TV documentary called “Causes of the Arab Spring” by Hernando de Soto. In it, de Soto describes what happens when the state’s institutions exclude... Read More

Tags: rule of law

‘Sisters Who Rule’ Travel Diverse Paths to the Bench
Posted on 10-17-2019 by beng

Judge Keisha Wright-Hill, Judge Camille Banks-Prince, Judge Shamieka Rhinehart, Judge Teresa Raquel Robinson-Freeman and Ronda Bazley Moore speak during a panel session celebrating Diversity Awareness Month at the LexisNexis Raleigh Technology Center... Read More

Tags: rule of law , sisters who rule , inclusion , diversity

Rule of Law: Advocacy and Awareness
Posted on 10-11-2019 by beng

Advocacy and Awareness The start of a monthly column on Rule of Law issues immediately left me with a dilemma: there is a lot going on! What to leave out? It’s a bit like being a sports coach with 15 fantastic players but only 11 team places... Read More

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PropTech is Rising; Can EB-5 Ride the Tide?
Posted on 10-08-2019 by Lextalk Staff

By Hermione Krumm, Esq . Real estate technology or PropTech is the new wave in the real estate industry. In 2017 alone, venture investors deployed over $12 billion globally in PropTech start-ups. 1 Some companies, such as Zillow, have long ago taken... Read More

September 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 10-01-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for September 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 17 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas, over 52 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: September 25, 2019
Posted on 09-25-2019 by beng

We’re back once again with our weekly Wellness Wednesday roundup! First up this week, an expert analysis series on Law360 exploring the impact of the American Bar Association’s seven-step mental health pledge. This installment, penned by... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday