Justia Webinars: The Attack on DEI – Safeguarding Corporate DEI Initiatives
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by Justia Team
7h ago
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI): three terms that have now become paramount to maintaining a modern and effective practice. In light of this, the road to the initiatives that protect these tenets has been long and hard, with a history of opposition and legal decisions that impact these measures. As we navigate the aftermath of legal developments such as the Supreme Court’s recent Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) decision, it can be vital to learn not only the history of affirmative action, but its impact, and how we can safeguard DEI in a post-SFFA decision landscape. Join Ebony Morr ..read more
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Justia Legal Resources: Estate Planning Legal Center
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by Chris Skelton
3d ago
It’s often not easy to think about matters such as making a will, trust, or advance directive. However, anyone of any age may benefit from drafting these documents to ensure that their wishes are honored should adversity strike. Most people, and especially those with complex assets or distinctive family dynamics, will benefit from consulting an attorney about their plans. Meanwhile, the Estate Planning Legal Center in the Justia Legal Guides offers an overview for people who want to get a sense of the main issues in this area of law and start considering their options. Below are common questio ..read more
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Justia Webinars: How To Effectively Handle Long COVID Disability Insurance Claims
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by Justia Team
2w ago
Your clients don’t need the added stress of insurance companies arguing the extent to which long COVID symptoms are disabling. But how can you give the claimants a fighting chance with their insurance claims? You can join our upcoming webinar with Edward Dabdoub as he breaks down not only the complexities of filing long COVID disability insurance claims, but also how you can effectively present your case to insurance companies and maximize your client’s chances of securing the insurance benefits they need! CLE Webinar Details & Speaker The presentation will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. ET ..read more
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Justia Legal Resources: Divorce Law Center
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by Chris Skelton
2w ago
Ending a marriage can cause stress to each spouse. They may feel anxious about how the process will turn out and what their future will look like. This is especially true if the marriage has lasted for a long time, or if a couple has young children or complex assets. Although there is no substitute for advice from an attorney, the Divorce Law Center in the Justia Legal Guides offers a starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about the legal issues involved. Below are examples of common questions to which it provides some basic answers. What Does a Premarital Agreement Do? Although a ..read more
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Justia Webinars: Confronting Racial Bias in Jury Selection
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by Justia Team
3w ago
Equality, representation, and justice for all: words that embody the American ethos and the values of our legal system. Representative juries are the manifestation of that ethos; yet, racial biases have skewed juries toward an underrepresentation of racial minorities. As a result, many trials can produce wrongful convictions and unfair sentences for Black people and people of color. Join us in our free, upcoming Justia webinar as Angie Setzer explores the history of racial bias in jury selection and provides insights into strategies you can employ to confront discrimination in jury selection ..read more
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Justia Legal Resources: Employment Law Center
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by Chris Skelton
1M ago
Federal and state laws provide important rights in the workplace. These involve areas ranging from pay and medical leave to benefits for work injuries and protections from discrimination based on certain characteristics. However, the laws can be complex, and employees may not always know the full scope of their rights. The Employment Law Center in the Justia Legal Guides aims to inform and empower them. It addresses many of the key questions that may arise as the employment relationship unfolds. Below are some examples. Am I an Employee or an Independent Contractor? Some employers intentionall ..read more
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Justia Webinars: Empowering Women in Family Law: Strategies for Success
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by Justia Team
1M ago
If you have encountered hurdles and limitations as a female lawyer, know that you are not alone. You can explore these challenges with Anna Blood, and discover the opportunities you may have missed, learn strategies to navigate the nuances and barriers of the field of family law, and propel your career forward with helpful tips on career advancement. Join us today to see how you can push yourself to success in spite of the obstacles before you! CLE Webinar Details & Speaker Anna Blood is the founding attorney and CEO at Blood Law, a law firm experienced in family law and estate planning ..read more
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Justia Webinars: Converting Leads to Clients: Navigating the Critical Moments in Legal Consultations
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by Justia Team
1M ago
The next step after marketing your law practice online and capturing a potential lead is the consultation, but that may just be the hardest part. If you struggle with securing a client after a consultation, there may be some missed opportunities and practices to consider to better your chances. A consultation is more than just a simple ABC of legal facts about a potential case and your services, it is your chance to show why your law firm is the best choice. If you are frustrated with losing leads, or would just like to see if there is something more you can do to convert more leads into actua ..read more
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Justia Legal Resources: Lawyers and the Legal Process Center
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by Chris Skelton
1M ago
One of the cornerstones of the legal profession is the attorney-client privilege. In general, this shields the confidentiality of communications between an attorney and a client related to a legal matter. The attorney-client privilege aims to encourage candor in this relationship, which helps a lawyer provide more effective services. In one infamous Arizona case, however, the privilege kept a man behind bars for decades for a crime that he did not commit. William Macumber was accused of a double murder in Scottsdale in 1975, but another man had told his attorney that he committed the crime. Th ..read more
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Justia Webinars: Google Search Console for Lawyers: The Secret Weapon You Didn’t Know You Had
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by Justia Team
1M ago
With the dynamic landscape of search engine optimization and digital marketing, you may have found yourself wondering how your website fares with the ever-changing algorithm, whether it is truly optimized, or even where to look to find all of this information. Google Search Console may be the answer you were looking for all along. As a comprehensive tool that can help monitor and track site performance, indexing, and core web vitals, Google Search Console can be both an important resource to use as well as a difficult one to understand. Join Gustavo Montes as he walks you through the key featu ..read more
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