Entries by Jaliz Maldonado

Salaries for First-Year Law Associates in New York City, LA, and Miami

Compensation has long been a primary motivator becoming an attorney. It is well known by now that lawyers tend to make six-figure salaries, many of them right out of the gate. At major “Big Law” firms, first-year law associates can bring in well above $100,000. Just how much is the subject of many a conversation, […]

Legal Ethics: Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution

With an increasing proportion of our lives taking place online, it is not surprising that alternative dispute resolution is quickly becoming an online dispute resolution (ODR). Everything regarding disputes between persons or parties from consumer relationships to disagreement across state lines can now take place online. It is more important than ever for attorneys to […]

Legal Career: Common Mistakes of a First-Year Law Firm Associate

Transitioning from law school into the “real world” can be traumatizing for even the readiest of law students. There are simply some aspects of one’s occupation that cannot be predicted or known until they are actually experienced, first-hand, on-the-job, in the trenches, as it were. As a result, common mistakes of a first-year law firm […]

Malpractice Lawsuits That Could Set Precedent for Many Years to Come

One of the greatest fears of most practicing professionals is accusations of malpractice. When it comes to medical professionals, the issues loom large indeed. As recently as the end of last year (2018), the courts saw a number of malpractice lawsuits that could set precedent for many years to come. Attorneys would do well to […]

Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 Breakdown for Law Firm

Computers have changed drastically over the past few decades, but one of the primary constants has been Microsoft Office and its Office suite of applications. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (among others) have become as common as a keyboard and mouse when it comes to personal and professional computing for millions and millions of people, […]

Apple FaceTime Bug Suits: Attorney-Client Privilege Breach and More

Apple is no stranger to major lawsuits and threats of legal action by individuals and companies alike. One of their biggest cases in recent years involved patent infringement and a different technology giant, Samsung. Recently, Apple has come under siege for yet another tech-related concern, but this time there are two suits, and they involve […]