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A Few Thoughts on Business Continuity

- Filed Under: Member Benefits, Practice Management

The Casemaker Legal Research System was down for a couple of hours one day last week as a result of extensive power outages in Ohio due to the remnants of Hurricane Ike.

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Early Warning Auto Safety Complaints Database Now Available

- Filed Under: Practice Management

If you think back, you probably remember the recall of Firestone tires in 2000. But it didn’t happen until after a critical mass of anecdotes and hard news regarding serious accidents was…

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Fraud Alert! Georgia Lawyer Caught in Trust Account Scam

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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!

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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!

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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!

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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.

- Filed Under: Practice Management

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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