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Why You Should Be Using a Legal Practice Management Software 

These days, clients expect more from their attorneys than ever before. With modern technology providing instant access to everything a consumer could want or need, legal professionals are faced with the challenge of staying up to date with the latest software and practices. Many legal professionals are finding it increasingly difficult to integrate their front-office … Continued

What To Do on LinkedIn in 2023

With nearly 850 million users as of July 2022, close to 200 million of which are in the United States, LinkedIn is a valuable – and in many cases still underutilized – marketing tool for lawyers. Even if your potential clients aren’t using LinkedIn to search for lawyers (and some of them most certainly are), … Continued

How TikTok Can Revolutionize Your Legal Practice

Jane[1] was nervous. She had recently opened up her own law firm and switched practice areas. Whereas her peers seemed to have extensive networks to leverage for referrals, Jane had none. Wracking her brain for what to do, she came up with an unconventional but brilliant idea. She would start a TikTok account. TikTok – … Continued

Too Little, Too Late? The Mass Exodus of Law Firms From Representation of Kremlin-Backed Clients

Lawyers who take on the task of representing unpopular or unorthodox clients and causes are frequently the subject of heated debates and controversies. Such debates and controversies may produce a “chilling effect” on the availability of counsel, where “unpopular or unorthodox clients” are prone to experience much greater difficulties in implementing the constitutional right to … Continued

Richard Washington: NYSBA Membership Creates Opportunities

Richard Washington is a solo practitioner in labor and employment law and criminal defense. He entered private practice following a career in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. He is active in the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Cannabis Law Section. You are a member of both the … Continued

Annual Review of New Criminal Justice Legislation

This article contains the annual review of new legislation amending the Penal Law (PL), Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) and related statutes. The discussion that follows will highlight key provisions of the new laws, and, as such, the reader should review the legislation for specific details. In some instances, where indicated, legislation enacted by both houses … Continued