Columns

Ten-year anniversary provides reminder to us all

May 21, 2015

Daniel E. Moraniec Fraser Trebilcock Ten years have passed since the death of Terri Schiavo.  While Terri's case was tragic, her story serves as a lesson to us all about the importance of taking the time to prepare the proper legal documents that will ...

Wearables: e-discovery's new frontier?

May 21, 2015

Pat Murphy, Legal News Attorneys are long accustomed to mining email for evidence. And recordings, text messages and location data from cellphones have increasingly played an important role in both criminal and civil trials. But now lawyers have to consider ...

Play nice with your banker

May 21, 2015

Ed Poll Daily Record Newswire The term “relationship” is not necessarily a word that you might automatically associate with your work life. But relationships are very important in the business of law. There are relationships with associates, relationships ...

Kitchen utensils and pregnancy - Who knew they go together?

May 21, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek As I write this article, I am close to  having a baby, so  a news blurb about an unusual pregnancy and court ruling really caught my eye. Not everyone is fortunate enough to be in a committed relationship, get pregnant the ...

Electronic data protection: The how-to's

May 21, 2015

Ed Poll Daily Record Newswire You know you need to do it, but how? Law firms are rife with data and files, and they must be protected. That’s a given. The specifics, however, often elude lawyers. All files and data should be part of a comprehensive ...

Self-promotion: It doesn't have to be all or nothing

May 21, 2015

Elizabeth Jolliffe Your Benchmark Coach   For the vast majority of lawyers, self-promotion ranks right up there with answering interrogatories, or that ilk, as the bane of our lawyerly existence. Say what? What about all of those SuperLawyers, Facebook ...