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is it a good idea to have a lawyer who is friends with the prosecutor

Is it a good idea to have a lawyer who is friends with the prosecutor?

January 15, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

If there’s  one thing about law that’s important to understand, it’s that relationships are everything. Clients often come to us wondering if having a relationship with the prosecutor is a good idea or if there’s a conflict of interest. Read on to see what we think. First, it’s important to understand what a conflict of interest is in the legal...

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Don’t Let 2020 End Without An Estate Plan

December 8, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s that we should expect the unexpected. Sadly, no one thought we’d experience a pandemic that would kill over 200k Americans. And because no one expected it, thousands upon thousands have died without estate plans. Their families have been left grieving and stuck trying to navigate an extremely complicated system. Don’t let...

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Thoughts On The Election

November 6, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

As of right now, Friday, November 6, we’re 3 days post-election and have no clue who our president is. Welcome to America? Many predicted that calling the election would take time. Not many expected this much time. It seems, however, that Joe Biden will be our next president. Of course, we’ve seen how quickly things can change. The political pundits...

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New Laws Regarding Who Can Own Law Firms

September 14, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

It’s commonly thought that only lawyers can own law firms, and for decades that’s been true. But recent changes in Arizona and Utah have bucked the system, partly in response  to calls for criminal justice reforms. Arizona has earned the title as the first state to allow non-lawyers to own law firms and Utah followed shortly after with a range...

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Supreme Court Upholds DACA

July 20, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

Active duty military. Nurses. IT wizards. Students. DACA recipients are all of these and more. They’re people who came to America illegally, but not on their own accord. Their parents wanted them to have a better life, a brighter future. While some in congress have been fighting against this resilient group, June 18 marked a victory for them and immigration...

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What is qualified immunity?

June 11, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

The murder of George Floyd sparked massive protests across the nation.  Protestors are loudly speaking out against police violence. The issue is deep and longstanding. There are no simple answers or quick fixes. One idea that reformers keep bringing up is to get rid of “qualified immunity.” It sounds confusing so we want to take a moment to break it...

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Covid-19 Infection and Worker’s Compensation

May 5, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

Does Worker’s Compensation Cover Covid-19? Many people have been asking whether worker’s compensation covers a Covid-19 infection. The Covid-19 impact on workers has varied widely. Some have been able to work from home while barely missing a beat. Others have jobs where interacting with the public is necessary. Restaurants and retail stores laid off many. But some industries never shut...

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