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Why virtual jury research is as effective as in-person

October 22, 2020

Taylor Lyden BridgeTower Media Newswires In this new age of regional lockdowns and social distancing, counsel have had to adjust trial preparation significantly. While some jurisdictions are slowly opening and attempting to hold trials safely, many places ...

Practicing family law in the age of COVID-19

October 22, 2020

Susan Lichterman Jaffe Raitt Heuer &?Weiss Judges, attorneys and clients have all had to adapt to new legal, procedural and logistical challenges, along with new moral and ethical considerations. My practice area, family law, has been particularly affected. Back ...

Is that COVID-19 liability waiver you executed on behalf of your child valid?

October 22, 2020

Peter Gojcaj Beier Howlett, PC As Governor Whitmer starts loosening restrictions pursuant to her various executive orders, children have started engaging in their favorite organized team sports. Various sports entities that cater to these children have begun ...

A family affair

October 22, 2020

My brother, Nick Roumel, has a regular column in the Legal News called “May it Please the Palate,” where he shares his favorite recipes.  He loves to cook, but has little time to do so, so I thought I’d give him a hand with this month’s ...

8 ways to become an active ally right here, right now

October 22, 2020

Zenell B. Brown As a lawyer, you are busy. Right now many of you are Zooming in for hearings, meeting with staff through Microsoft Teams, and dreading what family responsibilities await you as the school year begins. You’re managing work and life in ...

How to succeed in the virtual age

October 22, 2020

Robert Rosenberg BridgeTower Media Newswires Think a remote trial is “virtually” impossible? Think again. After completing one of the nation’s very first virtual trials, my confidence in virtual trials has been fully confirmed. For the ...