The holidays can be a tough time for non-placement parents who don’t live close to minor children, not to mention the children. In this article, Brandon Carlin explains the benefits and pitfalls of “virtual visitation,” also known as “virtual parent-time.”
At this time of year, many lawyers think about buying gifts for others … and themselves. This guide to the coolest gifts lists high- and low-tech things you need – or ones you just really, really want.
Do you have hundreds or thousands of emails sitting in your inbox? Does a constant flow of incoming email interrupt your day? This article, from an email management expert, explains a simple system to clear the clutter, and take control of your workday.
Brands (including law firms) can use hashtags to launch campaigns, engage directly with consumers, build loyalty, and gather real-time data for market research. This article explains some of the legal issues that can arise when using hashtags on social media.
Lawyers can find social media success by focusing on helping others get what they want, says Kevin O'Keefe, founder and CEO of LexBlog a company which works with lawyers develop their presence on the Web.
Cyberattacks are inevitable. Setting up effective preventive measures need not be either prohibitively expensive or time consuming, even for lawyers practicing on their own or in small firms, if you know the basics concerning ethical responsibilities and the most common types of attacks.
On Sept. 15, La Crosse and Florence counties became the latest counties to implement mandatory e-filing in civil, small claims, family, and paternity cases. Under the new mandatory e-filing rule, Wis. Stat. section 801.18, attorneys and high-volume filers, such as collections agencies, are required to file electronically.
Aug. 3, 2016 – This year, it's all about giving you more – more CLE, more resources, more time to network, more fun, more of the hottest trends – at the 2016 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, Oct. 20-22, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
The ubiquity of computers, tablets, and smartphones in workplaces can make it easy for individuals changing employment to take an employer’s electronic assets with them. The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act provides criminal and civil remedies for these security breaches.
Mandatory e-filing in Wisconsin circuit courts begins July 1 in some counties and in all counties by the end of 2017. This article discusses when mandatory e-filing will affect lawyers in the various legal practice areas, how much it will cost, and what lawyers must do now to prepare for e-filing.