Posts made in July, 2010

A win for the First Amendment

July 16, 2010  A win for the First Amendment Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the charges against adult film producer John Stagliano, in the closely watched First Amendment case.  Stagliano was
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Advertising Regulation & Information for Florida Law Firm Website

Advertising Regulation & Information for Florida Law Firm Website Florida Supreme Court directs the Florida Bar to file a petition to adopt amendments to the rules regulating advertisements over the internet.  New guidelines were set to go into effect July
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The Client Development Success Formula

“Success can be reduced to a formula.  And failure can be reduced to a formula too.  Apply the one and avoid the other.  Think for yourself.” W. Clement Stone Many Lawyers do not like to think of themselves as a
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Kagan passes Senate Judiciary Committee

20 July 2010:  Kagan nomination moves to Senate for Vote The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13 to 6 to approve nominee Elena Kagan for confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The vote cleared the committee with relative ease.  The lone
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Set it and Forget it!

Set it and Forget it! Conventional wisdom shows that this approach may work for roasting a chicken but for a law firm well we have a bridge in New York for sale as well.  Old school yellow book advertisements and
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Marketing does it work?

Marketing does it work? It is reported that Internet Marketing has between a ninety-seven and ninety-nine percent failure rate.  Yes there is a success rate of between one and three percent.  With numbers like that why spend the money on
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What are Ethics anyway?

What are Ethics anyway? The question has emerged once again recently in the Office of Congressional Ethics an independent ethics office that is led by a former federal prosecutor.  When our elected officials accept contributions from executives and lobbyists are
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New DUI Bill closes loop hole in New York DUI cases

July 12, 2010, Albany, New York, “Jack Shea” Bill signed into law. Governor David Patterson the Governor of New York signed into law the “Jack Shea” Bill to combat drunken driving.  The law essentially closes a loop hole in the
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An innate desire to endlessly learn

We have an innate desire to endlessly learn, grow and develop.  We want to become more than what we already are.  Once we yield to this inclination for continuous and never ending improvement, we lead a life of endless accomplishments
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Pyramid of Success

Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them.  Band-aid remedies never last.  Jack Nicklaus, Legendary Golfer. In the game of life we must commit to never ending improvement.  I remember reading in “They call me coach” by the
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