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Content Marketing in The Law Niche: 4 Strategies To Succeed

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

Content marketing is about bringing value, rather than squeezing out a sale. Use it to establish your authority online and earn the name of "this amazing, friendly legal company" to bring more referrals on board.

Legal Questions When Creating a Musical Group or Band

Brad Reid | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Like it or not, law permeates our society including the arts. Musical groups find themselves surrounded by legal questions. Frequently, default legal ...

On-Demand Economy Goes White Collar: The Rise of the Lawyer-Entrepreneur

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

While other professions have been completely transformed by technology, the day-to-day practices of lawyers have remained largely the same.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Hasn't Signed Four Year Old Divorce Papers: Can He Do That?

Brian Beltz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Divorce
Brian Beltz

How long does it take to sign divorce papers? If you are Arnold Schwarzenegger, four years... and counting.

Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (But Probably Should)

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock No one takes the time to actually read the Terms and Conditions. No one. Hell, the one that pops up before yo...

#TransWivesMatter: Presidential Recognition and Honor for the Transgender Widow of a Fallen Firefighter

Nikki Araguz Loyd | Posted 10.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Nikki Araguz Loyd

Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive disappeared.

When Enough Is Enough

Fred Silberberg | Posted 10.06.2015 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

Is spousal support really supposed to last forever? Does every order that states support is to be paid "until death, remarriage or further order of court" mean that there will never be a reduction or even a termination in support? Case law tells us that the answer to that is no.

Nepal's New Constitution Leads Region in LGBTI Rights

Tracy Fehr | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Tracy Fehr

In the midst of earthquake reconstruction and political violence in the country's south, Nepal's new constitution provides a reason for many citizens to celebrate -- particularly its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community.

Mickey Mouse Softens Stance on Sports Betting

Blayne Davis | Posted 09.25.2015 | Sports
Blayne Davis

Sports betting is unquestionably linked to viewership numbers, and finally ESPN's parent company, the squeaky clean Walt Disney Co. has formally retreated from its anti-gambling posture to cater to its millions of fans who gamble.

Lawyers Are Finally Moving Toward Decent Work-Life Balance

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

Disruption in the legal industry doesn’t mean startup bros and pingpong tables -- it means finding flexibility in one of the most rigid and con...

Lottery Employee Games the System to Win $14 Million

MoneyTips | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weird News

Rigging the lottery to win $14 million? It sounds like the plot of a fictional Ocean's Sixteen. However, it actually did occur, but in Iowa, not Vegas. The criminal never did profit from his crime, and was recently convicted on fraud charges.

Judge Rules Latest Pearson/NYSED Test Does Not Discriminate -- So Far

Alan Singer | Posted 08.09.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

On August 7, 2015 Kimba M. Wood of Federal District Court in Manhattan ruled that the ALST, the latest rendition of the Pearson/New York State Education Department literacy test for teacher certification candidates, does not discriminate against minority group members

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives from the hospitality industry aren't using Twitter to reach a broader audience.

Deaf Discrimination: The Fight for Equality Continues

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Frequently and all too easily, the rights of people who are deaf get stripped away. Every day, deaf individuals attempting to interact with hearing authorities, emergency responders, or organizations are denied basic access to communication and, in some instances, their lives are put into jeopardy.

Selecting Legal Representation in the Digital Age

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 07.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ashley Wren Collins

A tech-savvy attorney or firm can provide you with a faster response time to your concerns and in saving you time, save you significant amounts of money. Here are three things to ask about before selecting your legal representation.

Foods You Can't Bring Into The U.S. (Plus Treats You Should)

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
The Daily Meal

There is nothing worse than having your treasured food souvenirs get unceremoniously dumped in some undeserving airport trashcan.

Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This is not an easy task given the legal jargon and technicalities involved in a divorce.

Outrage of the Month: Industry Lawsuit Threatens FDA's Regulation of Drugs

Michael Carome, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Michael Carome, M.D.

On May 7, Amarin Pharma filed an unusual lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), arguing that the agency's drug regulations violate the company's First Amendment free-speech rights. If Amarin prevails in its litigation, the repercussions for patient and public health will be dire.

Diversity in the Legal Profession Begins With Law School

Tamesha Keel | Posted 05.28.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 created the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission to ensure equal, employment advancement for all and makes employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin illegal.

A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies, Part II

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented.

A Heartfelt Breakup Letter to Tennessee: This Is Why I'm Leaving

Mike Neergaard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Mike Neergaard

Our transgender middle school and high school students don't have the option of flight, as I do. I am ashamed to leave them all behind, but you can't guilt me into staying.

What Small Business Owners Should Understand About Liability

Nellie Akalp | Posted 06.29.2015 | Small Business
Nellie Akalp

As a business owner, you want to protect yourself from worst-case scenarios. And fortunately, it's not too difficult once you understand the basics about business risk and personal liability.

Military Base Backtracks on Banning Women From Breastfeeding In Public

Ravishly | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents

Why override a clearly written (well, sort of) federal law that protects a mother's right to engage in an act that is so natural, so completely innocuous, that it shouldn't even require a law in the first place? Furthermore, why isn't anyone challenging this nonsense?

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Fitchen, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Fitchen is a partner in Sidley Austin LLP's Palo Alto office. The views expressed in this article are exclusively those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Sidley Austin LLP and its partners.

Women in Business Q&A: Kimberly Leach Johnson, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kimberly Leach Johnson presides over the firm's executive committee and is Firm Chair of Quarles & Brady. As an attorney, she has been practicing trusts & estates law for more than 30 years.