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

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

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 […]

Common Mistakes of a First-Year Law Firm Associate

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 […]

Estate Planning Checklists and Sample Documents

Estate Planning Checklists and Sample Documents

There are few tasks more important than estate planning for the elderly and those with significant assets to their name. Financial resources must be taken into account when folks enter their twilight years. Issues like who receives their assets, at what rate, how they can be utilized, and the tax implications are all necessary issues […]

Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 Breakdown for Law Firm

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, […]

The Popularity of Online Alternative Dispute Resolutions Jaliz Maldonado

The Popularity of Online Alternative Dispute Resolutions

While previously every legal dispute was thought to end up in court, thanks to technology, there are alternate routes today with an emphasis on online dispute resolutions. The need for this mode of resolution has risen due to the high litigation costs associated with solving matters in court. To prevent individuals involved in the dispute to […]

Family Law: Cryptocurrency and Divorce - New Challenges for Attorneys Jaliz Maldonado

Family Law: Cryptocurrency and Divorce – New Challenges for Attorneys

Divorce is hard. When relationships dissolve and couples split, there are countless opportunities for things to go wrong. Complications abound from start to finish. If there are children involved, it can get especially messy. Apart from the emotional and psychological battlefield, there are nearly always monetary assets to consider as well. In this day and […]