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Vol. 67, No. 3 March 2010

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Domestic Violence Comes to Work:
The Need for a Work-Related Response

Reforms in both criminal and family law over the last 30 years have heightened protection for victims of domestic violence. More recently, an awareness of the effect of domestic violence on the workplace has emerged, and legislatures have responded with an assortment of employment-related reforms. Employers need to be aware of these legal developments and consider proactively responding in their own workplaces.
By Meg Hobday

The Practice of Being: Mastering Stress & Finding Meaning as a Lawyer
High stress is a virtual hallmark of the legal profession and high rates of suicide, chemical dependency, and depression among lawyers demonstrate that managing stress is a challenge for many.  Practicing the mental disciplines of mindfulness, acceptance, and personal authenticity offers a way to quell stress and find greater meaning.
By Dyan Williams

Recovery of Inhouse Legal Fees
The “American rule” notwithstanding, fee shifting is a strategy that can be used to reduce costs and maximize recoveries in many circumstances and it isn’t restricted to traditional outside counsel.
By Nicholas N. Nierengarten




 

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