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Several WEMbers Appointed to Prestigious Positions

Women En Mass (WEM) “… brings together the best and brightest female mass tort attorneys to discuss issues that affect women—from the boardroom to the courtroom.” In addition to providing an opportunity for these lawyers to bond with their peers […]

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Bill Signed into Law after MATA Pushes for Correction to Uniform Probate Code

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill designed to correct a procedural omission in the Uniform Probate Code (UPC) – a correction that will save lots of people time and money. The law will go into effect […]

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Law Firms: Start 2017 More Securely

Three Chinese hackers have been criminally charged in Manhattan federal court with trading on confidential information obtained from the networks and servers of law firms working on mergers and acquisitions, according to an article in Reuters. The charges include conspiracy, […]

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LegalMinds Mastermind Group™: Getting More Out of Your Brand

As new technologies and cultural trends emerge, it’s critical for firms and other businesses to stay abreast of these changes and keep up with the times. One of the most effective way to stay in the know is to join […]

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Qualified Settlement Funds and Year-End Planning for Law Firms

As trial lawyers push through the fourth quarter and close out another successful year, there are opportunities worth considering. A Qualified Settlement Fund (QSF) can be an excellent tool either to accelerate or defer the receipt of settlement monies. It […]

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How People With Disabilities Can Save Money, Without Losing Government Benefits

Government benefit programs, like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), are designed to keep low-income people fed, clothed, housed and healthy. As a result, these programs are “means-tested,” only open to people with little income and few assets. 1 In […]

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Closing the Gender Gap: Two Female Lawyers Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Federal Multidistrict Antitrust Litigation

Diversifying leadership roles in multidistrict litigation (MDL) hasn’t always been a priority, but that fact is certainly changing. U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe’s appointment of attorneys Roberta Liebenberg and Dianne M. Nast as plaintiffs’ co-lead counsel in In re: Generic […]

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Getting an Expert Onboard Means Advocacy for the Lifetime of a Settlement

When a plaintiff files a lawsuit, he or she begins to gather a team of legal experts who aim to obtain the most successful and efficient outcome. As the case wraps up, it makes sense to follow through with financial […]

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How To Find Financial Support For Children Born With Birth Defects

Raising a child who was born with birth defects can be a significant challenge, both emotionally and financially. You want the best long-term medical care for your child. Their needs are the priority, but adequately meeting those needs can be […]

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D.C. Issues New Ethics Opinions for Lawyers Using Social Media

Social media can be an excellent tool to connect with current and prospective clients, but it’s crucial to utilize it properly. Improper use can not only mean providing misleading content, but it can also lead to legal trouble. The District […]