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The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.

30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

By | May 7, 2014

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach you for many other types of jobs.

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

By | January 25, 2013

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may arise when signing something using an e-signature:

Top 10 Ways To Torpedo Your Texas Personal Injury Case

By | September 21, 2010

Failing to notify the police after the accident & and giving a statement before speaking to a personal injury lawyer Failing to timely obtain medical treatment and hiding all injuries from your doctor and failing to cooperate with your doctor Signing insurance company documents before calling a lawyer or attorney and allowing the insurance company to get your… Read More »

Choosing a Lawyer

By | September 15, 2010

The help of a knowledgeable lawyer can prevent small problems from becoming large ones, give you the peace of mind of defining your problem, and suggest ways to handle the situation. My suggestion in finding a lawyer is to ask someone who has had a similar legal problem. Once you have identified your legal problem, you will be… Read More »

What Lawyers Can Learn From Entrepreneurs

By | July 12, 2010

It’s Not Enough To Be A Great Lawyer In Order To Thrive Whether you are a solo practitioner or a first year associate at a 1000 attorney law firm, or an in-house counsel at a corporation, you can make your practice more satisfying and yourself more effective by thinking of your law practice as an entrepreneurial venture and… Read More »

WordPress LawGuru Plugin

By | June 11, 2010

LawGuru Answers WordPress Plugin We have created this small plugin which will allow your users to ask Legal Questions on LawGuru.com directly from a WordPress blog or publishing system. Once installed, the plugin will make it possible to place a Legal Question submission box on your blog / site that transmits legal questions to the LawGuru Answers system… Read More »

How to market the small firm on the Internet

By | April 1, 2008

This outline is based on the original outline of a seminar given by Bahman Eslamboly on May 12, 1999 at the 18th Annual Legal Tech Conference in Los Angeles. Some of the original sections were taken out and other sections were added or “beefed up”:

Trust, but verify…a motto for every landlord

By | November 13, 2007

It occurred to me that with the burst of the housing bubble, many people are now renting out properties that they could not sell. This has turned many property owners into Landlords. Becoming a Landlord can be a rewarding and often profitable venture, if the Landlord is smart about managing his or her property, and is thorough in… Read More »

Paralyzed by Incapacity

By | November 9, 2007

I know that most people don’t like to think about irreversible comas, terminal illness, ending up in a persistent vegetative state or any other debilitating diseases. Perhaps far worse than the idea of these horrible events, is the idea of putting our family members and loved ones through the tough decision of how to care for us, when… Read More »