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If you accept
you need to
On Jan. 1, a new IRS regulation went into effect that impacts
lawyers who accept debit and credit card payments from
clients. Read this article to learn about the changes and make
sure you’re in compliance.
The Transition: Moving from
Plaintiff to Defense
Attorney Justin Walsh recently transitioned from plaintiff’s
work to defense work. In this post, which also appears on
his blog The Amateur Law Professor (http://theamateur-
lawprofessor.com/), he answers the question, “What is it
like working on the dark side?”
Jury Service Revisited
Timothy MB Farrell explains why jury duty can make you
a better advocate for your client.
5 Steps to an Effective Deposition
From asking the obvious questions to remembering
to breathe, attorney Brittany Pitcher offers five tips
to conducting an effective deposition in our weekly
Friday 5 series.
Too good to
Is the Public Service Loan
Forgiveness Program a
student loan debt panacea
for those working in
public service? WSBA
Online Communications Specialist Julia Nardelli Gross
breaks down the practical implications of the eligibility
requirements for this program.
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