Posts made in January, 2012

Smart Legal Marketing Tips for 2012 (Part 2)

In a recent post, we looked at pro-active marketing strategies law firms can devise now to stay one step ahead of the game in 2012. Here are more tips for leveraging your current client base to get more clients and
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Conflict Brews Among Executives of the Gaming Industry Over Online Poker

1/31/2012   Anthony Marnell III, the president of M Resort, has joined Sheldon Adelson, the Chairman of the Sands Corporation, in declaring his opposition to online poker’s legalization and regulation in the United States. In a time when attempts to
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Issues on South Carolina Voter ID Law Takes Center Stage

1/31/2012   South Carolina is among the seven states that enacted new legislation that require government-issued photo-ID to vote. The new measures have come with some degree of controversy. Saying that such measure could keep some voters away, the Justice
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Role in Farm Lawsuit Explained by University of Maryland

1/29/2012   The two groups that are involved in the lawsuit regarding Hudson Farm are now issuing new statements intended to win followers beyond the courtroom The University of Maryland law school clinic, which filed a lawsuit against the farm,
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Legal Dispute between Bay Area Startup and Bike Giant Specialized Ends in Mixed Verdict

1/29/2012   A sour legal dispute between a giant in the bicycle industry and a tiny rival startup ended Friday just like a taxing bike race with both riders declaring that they had won the race. A jury in a
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Obama Recess Appointments Backed by Justice Department

1/28/2012   The controversial recess appointments of President Barack Obama to two agencies were defended Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department. It also released a thorough legal analysis on why the appointments passed constitutional muster. The legal opinion was issued
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Feds Warn Marijuana Stores Close to Schools

1/28/2012   For the first time, the federal government is cracking down on Colorado’s medical marijuana dispensaries, ordering twenty-three dispensaries situated close to schools to close shop within forty-five days or face seizure of their property and criminal prosecution. U.S.
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State Asked to Revise Toxic Flame Shield Statute to Protect Kids

1/27/2012   Advocates are asking the state to tighten up a new law on toxic flame retardants that are being used in children’s items like changing pads, car seats and high chairs. Although the state Legislature last year banned the
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Credit Card Company Security Standards and Fines Challenged

1/27/2012   A tiny celebrity-friendly restaurant located in Utah is at last doing what many other merchants have only thought about of doing for many years. It is legally challenging part of the payment card industry’s defective system for securing
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Smart Legal Marketing Tips for 2012 (Part 1)

Competition for clients is always tough, but law firms that design pro-active marketing strategies will always be one step ahead of the game. It’s still early enough in the new year to ratchet up your marketing and outreach efforts for
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