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3 Keys to Better Legal Writing

Written by Tom W., OLN Freelance Attorney Back in 2008 Antonin Scalia ventured an interesting opinion on legal writing: “I do not believe that legal writing…

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How to Handle Difficult Clients

Dealing with difficult people is a part of life.  However, as an attorney, dealing with difficult clients presents its own challenges.  In retail and other…

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Clients, Lawyers and Law Firms Want a Better Deal

Lawyers Weekly recently published an article titled, Lawyers want a better deal, by author, Warren Kalinko, CEO of Keypoint Law, an Australian based law firm….

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Duty to Disclose When Outsourcing Legal Work to Freelance Attorneys – Ethical Series, Part 6

Written by Desiree Nordstrom. Law firms looking to hire a freelance attorney often ask if they are ethically required to inform their clients that legal…

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Owner and Founder Desiree Nordstrom Recognized by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Recently, Owner and Founder of Overflow Legal Network, Desiree J. Nordstrom was recognized for her service as a member of the Board of Directors on…

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Can You Lose Your California Appeal by Not Citing All the Material Facts?

Written by Treg J., OLN Freelance Attorney. When a California appellant challenges the sufficiency of the evidence to support the trial court’s judgment, the standard…

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Trade Secret Mediation: Negotiating Beyond the Distrust, Part II of II

Written by Erica B., OLN Freelance Attorney. Continued from Part I here. Conduct a Thorough Investigation The First Time Around.  Counsel (both in-house and outside…

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Trade Secret Mediation: Negotiating Beyond the Distrust, Part I of II

Written by Erica B., OLN Freelance Attorney. Trade secret litigation often involves deep levels of distrust, heated emotional exchanges, suspicion and anger on the part of…

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Inherited IRAs and Bankruptcy: The Highest Court Speaks

Written by Tom W., OLN Freelance Attorney. The U.S. Supreme Court decided two-thirds of its cases this past term unanimously, something that hasn’t happened since…

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The Unintended Consequences of Attaching Your Client’s Documents to an Opponent’s Deposition

Written by Joel P., OLN Freelance Attorney Attaching what looks to be stolen documents to a deposition transcript while risking waiver of the attorney-client privilege…

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