Whether starting a business or transforming one, it’s important to have a written business plan. A business plan should start with an executive summary that briefly describes the business’s products or services, its market and competition, and its management. The executive summary can make or break a business’s pursuit of investors. Continue reading
- Deadlines for Motions to Compel
- Who May Attend a Deposition?
- Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?
- 13 Routinely Helpful Cross-Examination Questions
- 4 Tips for Defining Contract Terms
Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy new year from all of us at CEB. See you in 2018!
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The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of State Bar Sections, special advisor and past-chair of the Law Practice Management and Technology Section Executive Committee, and a member of the bar’s Social Media Task Force.
Few technologies create more puzzlement and worry for attorneys than “the cloud.” Attorneys, quite reasonably, want to know how they can stay on the right side of their ethical obligations when it comes to using it. As always, attorneys need to practice in accordance with the standard of reasonable care and effort. But there’s a caveat: Attorneys will be charged with the standard of an attorney who is competent in the understanding and use of technology. What does this actually mean? And as a practical matter, what can an attorney do? Continue reading
As any seasoned estate planner knows, it’s crucial to learn of all your client’s assets before developing a comprehensive plan. This is particularly important when it comes to out-of-state real property, which may be subject to that state’s potential inheritance or estate tax if left unaccounted. Add the costs and headaches of an ancillary probate, and your client’s loved ones will be left wishing for a better way. Lucky for you (and them), there is! Continue reading
We hope you find something useful and interesting in each of the 5 most popular posts from 2016:
- How to Authenticate a Social Media Post
- Review This Before Drafting a Contract
- How to Be a Happier Lawyer
- 11 Steps to Introducing Exhibits at Trial
- 5 Writing Tips for Every Contract You Draft
Here’s to a happy and healthy New Year from all of us at CEB!
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Any trial strategy should incorporate the mundane. Not only must you get to court on time, but everything you need to try the case also has to be there, at your fingertips. Here are four things you should consider and arrange for before you head to court. Continue reading
Thanks for reading and sharing the CEBblog™ this year! Take a look at our most popular 2013 posts. Continue reading
We all wish we had a crystal ball to tell us how things will turn out on appeal, but the best we can do is look at the trial court’s rulings and evaluate whether there are grounds for appeal and how solid those grounds may be. Continue reading
For most of us, moving our clocks forward from 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. for daylight savings time means crankiness due to an hour less of sleep. But for nonexempt overnight workers, it means one less hour of work, and thus one less hour’s worth of much-needed pay. Continue reading
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