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Daniel J. Buzzetta Joins New York Office of BakerHostetler

Summary: The law firm of BakerHostetler has announced that Daniel J. Buzzetta has joined the firm’s litigation group in the New York City office. The law firm of BakerHostetler announced via a press release this week that Daniel J. Buzzetta has… >read more

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Convincing Tiger Costume Leads to Bestiality Charge

Summary: A man who had a fake bestiality sex video of a woman and a man in a tiger costume was arrested when officers believed the tiger was real. Somewhere, a tiger costume designer should be patting himself on the back.… >read more

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David Tresch Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison

Summary: The former chief information officer of Mayer Brown, David Tresch, was sentenced to 27 months in prison this week for his role in defrauding the firm. David Tresch, the former chief information officer for Mayer Brown, was sentenced to 27… >read more

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DAILY CAREER ADVICE FROM OUR CEO A. HARRISON BARNES
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Use the Power of a Motivating Force and Routine to Drive You Forward

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 10-30-2014

In this article Harrison reveals some secrets of success. According to Harrison most people who become super successful commonly have utilized ‘motivating force’ and ‘routine’. They have a strong sense of love, lack, rejection or anger and they incorporate routine and discipline into their career and life strategy. People who are not successful generally do not have that same motivating force and/or discipline to achieve their goals. In order for people to become extremely successful, people generally need both. However, having an internal motivating force is so powerful that you too can succeed with it alone. In order to reach your full potential, it is important that you understand these success factors. How you use motivating emotions is something that is going to determine how well you do in your career and in your life. Nothing is more important than using these motivating emotions in a positive and empowering way.

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How to Overcome Barriers in Adopting IT in Law Firms

Summary: A recent report by Blue Hill Research suggests that mutual ignorance and distrust between lawyers and IT people serve as the root cause for law firms failing to get the right IT partners. The result is that, even during an era of recovery and rapid technological growth, from 2010-2014, US law firms, taken collectively, have not changed either IT spending or IT strategy to any significant extent. The study gives an insight into how those who managed to forge ahead broke the barriers between law firm expectations and IT environments.

The Early Bird: Reed Smith Launches Global Ebola Task Force

Summary: With changes in dynamics of client-service provider relationships and associated perceptions, law firms are stepping out of their traditional peripheries to make an impact. In a latest instance of such a step, on Tuesday, Reed Smith LLP announced the launch of a cross-practice Global Ebola Task Force to address client issues emerging from the spread of the disease in West Africa and around the world.

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Getting out of the Rut of Not Having a Job

Date: 30-October-2014

  When we fall out of the routine of having a job, of working, it is all too easy to fall into a more painful rut: the spiral of feeling dread for our situation, and the inability to escape it. We find ourselves talking more and more about our negative moods to friends, wondering if […]  >read more

Washington State Preparing for Possible Military Downsizing with Grant from DOD

Date: 10-October-2014

Summary: The state of Washington is preparing to deal with potential military downsizing by putting a grant from the Department of Defense into action. The Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, recently said that the state will receive $4.3 million in a grant from the Department of Defense, according to Seattlepi. The grant will support local efforts […]  >read more

LATERAL ATTORNEY REPORT

Obtaining Outstanding References

Date: 30-October-2014

A question that sometimes comes up with my attorney candidates is “what is the best way to get great references that will impress prospective law firms, as well as to avoid bad ones that will torpedo you candidacy?”  This is understandable, given that many attorneys lack experience in seeking references, much less in actually writing […]  >read more

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If you are planning a move to the state of California in the near future because of your spouse’s job, or any other reason, and don’t know what to do about your legal career, be sure to visit LawCrossing for […]

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Michigan Attorney Disbarred for Not Sharing Client Payments with Partners

October 27 ,2014