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Fraud Alert! Georgia Lawyer Caught in Trust Account Scam

The globalization of business has provided many opportunities for lawyers in Alabama to use an Internet web site to attract potential business clients from around the world. Unfortunately, globalization has also opened…

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You Don’t Always Have to Eat Your Peas!

Most successful people have developed the habit of putting work before play. After all, most of us of a certain age were taught that we had to eat all our dinner first…

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Annual Meeting Redux, ABA TECHSHOW 2009 and Great Firms

What makes a great law firm? I’ll get to that in a minute, but first I need to finish up some old business. The problem with attempting to “live blog” an event…

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Annual Meeting: Day 2 – The fun continues!

Today started off bright and early with a beautiful, cloud-free sky and a coffee bar, the Alabama Law Foundation trustees’ breakfast, a senior lawyers’ breakfast and an Inns of Court coffee, all…

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Annual Meeting: Day 1 – A Good Start

Things here at the Annual Meeting & Legal Expo in Sandestin got underway at noon today, when registration opened. Attendance is up this year, with a record crowd for the pre-meeting CLE…

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Life is a Beach!

Today is a short day at the office for those of us who staff the Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting & Legal Expo. By about 1:00 p.m., most of us will be…

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All the News That’s Fit to Read

I know many Alabama lawyers who are just beginning to be interested in keeping up with one or more blogs, but who are so new to this type of publication that they…

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To Mark the Holiday: A useful tip on Outlook 2003 holidays.

Speaking of Outlook, a few days ago I discovered something interesting about how Outlook 2003 handles holidays so, with the 4th of July holiday upon us, I thought those who are still…

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Are your current clients your first priority?

I recently switched from one high-speed cable internet service to another at home. (I know, this sounds like the beginning of a rant, but please stay with me. I think the point…

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Lawyer’s Guide to Outlook 2007 Knocks One Out of the Park!

I love baseball, and Ben Schorr‘s new book, The Lawyer’s Guide to Outlook 2007, is so great it just naturally brings thoughts of home runs to mind. If you have already upgraded…

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