AVOID DELAY AND CONFUSION BY BRINGING A COMPUTER AND PRINTER FOR IMMEDIATE ENTRY OF ORDERS

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Abraham Lincoln said, “Write your decree before you go to Court.” Attorneys should write their proposed Agreement or Order before they attend a mediation or a court hearing and then take their computer equipment with them to revise and print the document on site and obtain signatures of approval before departing.

Source: Mark Chin’s Family Law Blog

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TEN ETHICS QUESTIONS FROM YOUNG LAWYERS

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From billing inquiries to law firm names–here’s the top 10 Ethical Questions posed by new attorneys.

Question #1: Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer
Question #2: Hourly Billing
Question #3: Multi or Cross-Jurisdictional Practice
Question #4: Business Transactions with Clients
Question #5: Firm Names and Letterheads
Question #6: Duty to Report Lawyer Misconduct
Question #7: Law Firm Dissolution or Departure
Question #8: Advertising: Targeted Mailing Solicitation
Question #9: Referral Fees
Question #10: Serving As Director and As Lawyer for a Corporation

Source: iardc.org

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Elance Blog: 6 Painless Ways to Boost Your Productivity as a Freelancer

Elance Blog: 6 Painless Ways to Boost Your Productivity as a Freelancer.

I love working from home. The flexibility to take my lunch break whenever I want, visit the gym when it’s not crowded or walk my dog when I need to clear my mind…

You just can’t put a price on that!

But with that flexibility comes temptation. The temptation to watch a bit of TV (which turns into a two-hour break). Eat a snack and call a friend about last night’s football game. Take a nap. Go shopping. Name your weakness.

How can you become more productive? Here are six simple and easy-to-implement tips that have helped me boost my productivity by more than 30 percent over the last two years. I guarantee that you’ll get similar (or even better) results if you apply them.