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Free webinar on Concourse Matter Room

Jul 22, 2013 By: Victoria Daudelin

Do you have a desire to access all the information pertaining to your matters – in one place? Concourse Matter Room is a premier workflow solution that seamlessly connects your matter documents, emails, research and more.

The NSA and Microsoft: A Troubling Partnership

Jul 22, 2013 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

Although, according to revelations by Edward Snowden, numerous tech companies have assisted the NSA in its spying on Americans, MIcrosoft seems to have been particularly enthusiastic in doing so.

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Draft with Confidence Using Sample Agreements

Jul 22, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

Your client is forming a new company in Ohio and asked you to draft an operating agreement. Where do you look for

Contempt powers of federal courts

Jul 22, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

By 1831 Act Congress sought to define independently contempt powers of federal courts, rather than …

Free webinars on legal hold process

Jul 19, 2013 By: Victoria Daudelin

How defensible is your current legal hold process? With a 271% increase in spoliation claims since 2005, it is as important as

Firm Central @ AAJ 2013 Annual Convention in San Francisco July 19, 2013

Jul 19, 2013 By: Sara Sawyer

We are excited to see you at this year’s American Association for Justice’s 2013 Annual Convention in San Francisco.  You might be

Business Development Confidence – Quality of Leads

Jul 19, 2013 By: Allan Colman and Mike O'Horo

Another important area to evaluate, if you are not generating the amount and type of business you need, is the quality of the leads you do have.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Insurance, July 19, 2013

Jul 19, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Insurance provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Insurance law. A Westlaw subscription is required to access the documents linked from this page.

Color me bad: Colorist accused of swiping trade secret from ritzy salon

Jul 19, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

A New York beauty salon that claims to have treated the tresses of Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Aniston filed a lawsuit last week, alleging that one of its former stylists made off with top-secret information.

Today in 1993: President Clinton announces new “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy

Jul 19, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

On July 19, 1993, President Bill Clinton announced the new “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military, much to the disappointment of LGBT supporters.