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Friending a Represented Opposing Party

Some time ago, in a blog far, far away, we explored the topic of social media and discovery. In particular, we had concluded that it…more

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Could New Advertising Rules be on the Horizon?

Have you ever been confounded by the complexity of the advertising rules, especially with respect to direct mail/email communications?  When must you use a disclaimer…more

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Harness the Power of Feedback

When we think about communications with our clients, we are often focused on our obligations under Rule 1.4 of the North Carolina Rules of Professional…more

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Professional Relationships – How Important is it to be “Right?”

Raising a very strong-willed seven-year old daughter definitely has its challenges.  One of the many life lessons that we want her to learn is the…more

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Choose to Light Lamps

I recently attended a funeral for a friend’s mother, and was moved by the service and the remarks made about this wonderful woman.  I learned…more

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When the Golden Rule Becomes a Local Rule

If you know a party is represented, must you notify opposing counsel before you seek an entry of default and default judgment against his or…more

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The Law Trumps a Client’s Directive for Payment

Suppose you are a personal injury attorney.  The client has agreed to the settlement and when it comes time to go over the settlement disbursement…more

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Professional New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the time of year when people make personal resolutions for the coming year – eat less, exercise more, lose weight, spend more time with…more

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