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24175
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After three Duke Lacrosse players were accused of raping a stripper, Joe Cheshire discussed how he exonerated his clients and how the DA, Mike Nifong, was accused of lying about DNA evidence and eventually was charged himself.
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24216
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Wade Smith is North Carolina's top criminal lawyer, successfully garnering not guilty verdicts and reducing and dropping charges. The author discusses Smith's methods for winning cases.
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24293
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Bob Crumley started Crumley and Associates PC in Asheboro; the firm has become the largest personal injury specialist in the Triad. He attributes merging with other firms and numerous television ads to his success.
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24401
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This article discusses how business lawyers win cases and are successful. The lawyers presented in this article focus mostly on tax law and issues with the Internal Revenue Service.
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24446
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North Carolina’s first woman lawyer, Tabitha Ann Holton (1854-1886) , struggled to be admitted to the state bar exams. This article recounts her life and perseverance in becoming a lawyer.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 11, April 1991, p12-13, por
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27756
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Marty Rosenbluth has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. Rosenbluth is a lawyer who works pro bono for North Carolina’s undocumented residents through his nonprofit, the NC Immigrant’s Rights Project. Rosenbluth is committed to fighting civil rights violations and his work is crucial to the undocumented community who often lack representation.
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35404
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As this sabbatical taker concluded, the time off was beneficial and necessary. Like any good attorney, though, Jernigan prepared for the possibility that personal benefits and necessity wouldn’t be sufficient evidence for some readers. Accordingly, the author further supports that evidence with the grave consequences of not taking sabbaticals and proposing reasons for not doing so. Highlighted consequences were the physical (such as heart attacks) and emotional (according to one study of 104 professions, lawyers have the highest depression rate).
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35110
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The interview with the newly elected president of the North Carolina State Bar discussed his vision of the legal profession’s future. What’s not revealed by the interview’s title was the in-depth view of the profession today, in particular its challenges and ways they are being addressed. Necessary? Yes. As the time honored axiom says and King suggested, those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it.
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35111
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As lawyer Leonard Jernigan concluded, the time off was beneficial and necessary. Like any good attorney, though, the author prepared for the possibility that personal benefits and necessity wouldn’t be sufficient evidence for some readers. Accordingly, the author further supports that evidence with the grave consequences of not taking sabbaticals and proposing reasons for not doing so. Highlighted consequences were the physical (such as heart attacks) and emotional (according to one study of 104 professions, lawyers have the highest depression rate).
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36223
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Some were real life converted to reel life, such as Philadelphia (1993) and A Time to Kill (1996). Others were based on novels: Inherit the Wind (1958) and To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). The remaining six were also fictitious accounts of the justice system. Whatever the plot’s source, they offered insightful and entertaining portrayals of life from both sides of the counsellor’s table.
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36225
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Being a public servant entails assuring all segments of the population are able to obtain justice. Assuring lawyers live up to this ethical and professional standard is two requirements. One, attorneys engage in pro bono work. Two, attorneys donate to organizations that help individuals of limited means pay for legal services.
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36227
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As public servants, attorneys are called to help all attain a better quality life. Barriers that lawyers can assist with overcoming are predatory lending, fraud, and consumer rights’ violation. Attesting the severity of and need to overcome these barriers are three attorneys’ success stories.
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36224
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Terms such as False-Self syndrome, Zealous Advocacy, Always the Helper, and Ignoring Boundaries were applied to lawyers. Being especially vulnerable to depression and suicide, attorneys were cautioned to maintain boundaries between one’s professional and personal life, being true to oneself, and not overextending oneself physically and emotionally.
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36228
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The inability to achieve work-life balance and manage stress leads to burnout. Demonstrating to attorneys the need for balance is burnout’s physical and emotional consequences. To help lawyers attain a better quality life on both sides of the bench are tips for managing stress. Also offered are ways to balance the energy expended on their personal and professional lives.
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36229
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Managing time and organizing billing methods more efficiently and effectively help to delineate between good and great paralegals. To help paralegals cross that line are suggestions of professional behaviors such as communication methods and computer programs such as Needles.
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