Police Shortages Threaten Big Cities, Small Towns

It’s never been harder to find a hero. Police departments across the country are struggling to fill their ranks, and it’s overworking officers, worrying residents, and frustrating city and state officials. Big cities don’t have nearly enough police officers walking the beat. Baltimore, for example, is down more than 100 officers since last year. That’s… Continue reading Police Shortages Threaten Big Cities, Small Towns

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5 Tips to Keep Your Parking Lot Compliant With Fire Lane and ADA Striping

When your parking lot needs to be compliant with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Standards of Accessible Design, there are a few things to keep in mind. To begin with, when you need to provide spaces for parking, you have an immediate obligation to remove any barriers to accessibility that may exist in your… Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep Your Parking Lot Compliant With Fire Lane and ADA Striping

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The Roles of an Employer Defense Attorney in the Business Realm

Even the most diligent employers occasionally require the services of a lawyer to help navigate tough employment law issues. These issues can crop up at any time, so companies should be prepared to face them with the legal assistance of an employer defense attorney. Employee Classifications Employers who incorrectly classify their employees may face legal… Continue reading The Roles of an Employer Defense Attorney in the Business Realm

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Legal Assistant’s Corner: Please Respect Our Time

The average legal assistant works for two or three attorneys. Among other things, our job description includes drafting/editing/formatting/reviewing documents, obtaining records from various sources, disseminating documentation to all required parties, electronically filing documents with the court, knowing local/state/federal court rules, maintaining/organizing client files, scheduling appointments/hearings/depositions and interfacing with clients. In smaller firms, it’s common that… Continue reading Legal Assistant’s Corner: Please Respect Our Time

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