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Top 7 Challenges of Being a Lawyer and How to Overcome Them

Regardless of why you attended law school, you likely incurred some debt in order to do so. Analysts estimate the average law student loan debt is in the low to mid-six digits. That’s a huge price to pay to practice law. Given the amount you spent to obtain your law degree, you’d think the worst of…
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How to Be a Good Client During Your Personal Injury Case

When you’re looking for a personal injury lawyer, you want to make sure you end up with the right person for you and your case. And that expectation can work both ways. Every lawyer wants a “good client” if at all possible. But what is a “good client,” and how much of being a “good client”…
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What to Expect when Meeting Your Attorney for the First Time

Despite what some popular jokes insinuate to the contrary, lawyers are people, too. They understand that it’s common for potential clients to be nervous or anxious when meeting for the first time. Try to remember that attorneys are there to help you. Knowing what to expect can ease your mind. Preparation Being prepared will organize…
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How to Find an Excellent Lawyer

If your legal problem is complex or involves lots of money, you might not want to attempt to handle the entire matter without a lawyer. After all, lawyers do more than dispense legal information. They offer strategic advice and apply sophisticated technical skills to legal problems. Ideally, you’ll be able to find a lawyer who’s…
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In The Know: Alternative to Earthquake-Linked Wastewater Disposal Stirs up Opportunity for Oklahoma’s Oil Industry

Alternative to Earthquake-Linked Wastewater Disposal Stirs up Opportunity for Oklahoma’s Oil Industry: A key part in solving the state’s earthquake crisis is the long-term management of an enormous amount of oil-field wastewater likely triggering the shaking. The energy industry is working to solve this billion-barrel-a-year problem, and one promising alternative to risky disposal wells is reusing…
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Qualities To Look For In A Criminal Defense Attorney

In the U.S., there are over 1,328,000 registered lawyers currently practicing. If you’ve recently found yourself on the wrong end of the law, finding the right attorney to represent you can be an extremely daunting task. After all, the attorney you choose for your defense can be the difference between a high fine, a low fine,…
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What makes a great lawyer?

Skills of a good lawyer Good Communication Skills Lawyer or advocates must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. To argue with more persuasiveness before the Hon’ble Judge(s) in a Court of Law, speaking with fluency efficiently and effectively is a skill that can be learned and developed during the time in pursuance of…
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How To Choose the Right Lawyer: Ten Points to Consider When Selecting an Attorney

With 1.1 million lawyers licensed to practice law in the United States, how does a construction company faced with a legal problem decide which attorney is best suited to help the company resolve the problem? Selecting the right attorney is a time-consuming, but important process. To get started, develop a list of potential candidates by…
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How to Become a Lawyer: Law Schools & Careers

Prospective lawyers must undertake a series of steps to practice law, including completion of undergraduate and graduate degrees, examinations and licensing processes. Prior to embarking in this journey, those interested should ask themselves why they want to become a lawyer and if they are willing to commit several years to study law in order to…
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Getting an Attorney to Handle Your Criminal Case

Within the complex criminal justice system, a defense attorney serves as the defendant’s guide, protector, and confidant. (At least that’s how it’s supposed to be.) Defense attorneys are usually grouped into two camps: court-appointed attorneys paid by the government and private attorneys paid by the defendant. Some criminal defendants can afford to hire a private…
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