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Community News-March 2014

Community News-March 2014

Annette Monagas-Symon and Stephanie Sy have recently formed USA Immigration Legal Group, LLP. The firm is committed to providing clients with experienced legal advice and personalized, culturally-sensitive service throughout the immigration process. Founding partners Monagas-Symon and Sy bring a unique blend of legal expertise, business acumen and cultural knowledge to each case they handle. Ms. […]

EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE

EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE

Harmeyer Law Group Focuses on Good Cases That Fall Through The Cracks “Many good cases can get priced out of the system through the cost of litigation. Efficient and effective small firm representation, through contingency or hybrid attorney retention, provides access to justice for more people and businesses,” says Jeff Harmeyer, Founder of Harmeyer Law Group, APC. With more than […]

Family Law Specialist Andy Cook Offers Stability, Reliability and Perseverance to Those During Life’s Emotional Events

Family Law Specialist Andy Cook Offers Stability, Reliability and Perseverance to Those During Life’s Emotional Events

Ask anyone who has gone through a divorce or custody battle and he or she will almost unanimously agree that it proved to be one of the most emotionally distressing periods of their lives. In order to help those during trying times, Andy Cook, who has practiced family law for about 20 years, views his […]

Want to Sharpen Your Mind? Cut Your Stress.

Want to Sharpen Your Mind? Cut Your Stress.

An odd incident in the nighttime… At 4:30 in the morning, the house was dead quiet. The blue glow from Jamie’s1 laptop was a lone beacon in the black of night as she huddled on the couch in hot chocolate-stained pajamas, attempting to concentrate on her closing argument. Abandoned lumps of half-folded laundry pressed against […]

Consulting vs. Contracting

Consulting vs. Contracting

Are you a consultant, or a contractor? Does it matter? Only if you care about things like pricing power, access, credibility, differentiation, and value. To keep lawyers focused on the business problems that drive demand for legal service (which is where the most desirable clients want you focused), I encourage them to think of themselves […]

Value of Variety

Value of Variety

“If you scratch a lawyer, you’re very likely to find a personal affinity for the creative arts beneath. This shouldn’t be surprising, considering that the practice of law and ADR demands creativity in artfully and persuasively marshalling facts with legal principles. But this also makes the process nuanced and very personal. Getting things right and getting them done requires a keen […]

Rising To The Challenge

Rising To The Challenge

Beneath Ruth Ryan-Cruz’s Friendly Disposition Lies a Fierce Representative “I have been fortunate to have amazing mentors, leaders and relationships throughout my life. Learning from a diverse group of professionals has allowed me to absorb valuable techniques allowing me to provide fierce advocacy,” says Ruth Ryan-Cruz, associate with Kehr Law Firm. For Ryan-Cruz, whose clients run […]

Lives Out of Control = Ethics Violation #1

Lessons Learned from Folks in Control of Their Lives The vast majority of grievances and malpractice claims filed against attorneys are not caused by mean-spirited attorneys wanting to cause their clients harm. Rather, they are generated by professionals (attorneys and staff) who’ve allowed their offices, work and lives to become unprofessionally disorganized, overloaded and chronically […]

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