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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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7 qualities every good lawyer should have

The skills you need for your ideal career are something that you can work on and develop over time. As they say: practice makes perfect! Here are a few that you should consider working on if you aspire to be a successful lawyer: 1) Good communication skills Lawyers must be orally articulate, have good written communication skills…
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11 things you didn’t know about the law

Sarah Langford, barrister and author of In Your Defence, shares eleven interesting law facts you might not be aware of. 1. In England and Wales anyone of ten years old and above can be charged with a crime. Our age of criminal responsibility is lower than in any other country in Europe. 2. It is an offence to…
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The Top 7 Benefits of Being a Lawyer

Lawyers often are the punchline of many jokes; however, being a lawyer has its benefits.  It takes years of hard work and intensive study to become a lawyer; therefore, very few people would choose this career if there were not several excellent benefits of being a lawyer. For those who work hard, the rewards of…
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5 Reasons You Should Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

When an accident occurs, those involved are often injured or affected in one way or another. Whether it be a motor vehicle collision or the loss of a loved one due to negligence, the steps to take to recover and try to become whole again can be complicated and exhausting. You may feel overwhelmed by…
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