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‘Scared’ virtual currency mining witness must testify before SEC

BOSTON — It’s surely no fun getting grilled by lawyers from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. But Carlos R. Garza insists he was positively “frightened” when he was called to testify at the SEC’s regional office in Boston on ...

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Harassment by third parties can create exposure

A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp., serves as a reminder that employers can potentially be held liable not only for sexual or other harassment perpetrated by their own employees, but also for harassment carried out by third parties, such as employees of customers, vendors or other business associates.

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A lawyer’s biggest challenge: collections

The hardest part of lawyering, arguably, is collecting the money owed to you. Here are 12 specific ways that attorneys can increase the effectiveness of their collection efforts.

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To build your practice, think like a customer

By remembering how we search for services ourselves, we can both learn to build our business and, when that first-time phone call comes, remember where the client is coming from and how to help them understand why they should hire us.

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