As an attorney, stress comes with the job. Whether it’s working 70 hours a week or trying to balance the obligations of work and family, it’s very easy to become overly stressed. It’s imperative that you do whatever it takes to unwind. A consistent, high level of stress not only takes its toll on your mental health but can also wreak havoc on your physical health. Here are five stress solutions that you can easily incorporate into your life.
Foods that Reduce Stress
It has been proven that there are foods that can reduce stress. By eating the right foods, you will More >
Anyone who has ever been taken to a detention center under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while intoxicated (DWI), ends up reflecting upon what the next move should be. There are multiple facts to consider and decisions to make. Making up one’s mind after a DUI arrest is not easy, particularly under the stressful conditions of a detention center. The first step should always be to reach out to a loved one, a relative, an associate, or a good friend. The next step should be to contact an attorney whose practice is focused on DUI defense.
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DWI and DUI are two legal acronyms which have entered the popular lexicon due to the increased attention given to offenses involving alcohol and the operation of vehicles. DWI typically stands for “driving while intoxicated”, while DUI is mostly used to describe the act of “driving under the influence.” The use of one acronym over the other is largely a jurisdictional issue. Some statutes make reference to one acronym over the other, while the compendium of laws in some states makes a distinction between the two. Some completely different acronyms may be used in certain jurisdictions, such as OVI (operating More >
For many small business owners, the chances of one day having to play chauffeur to clients or prospects are pretty realistic. Entrepreneurs are often happy to oblige when it comes to tending to the needs of a client, and transportation is something so mundane and seemingly innocuous that no one ever stops to think about the huge can of liability that is opened the moment a client sits in the passenger seat of a business owner’s vehicle.
The predisposition of businessmen to look at things on the bright side is a valuable trait when it comes to achieving success in More >
When it comes to marketing of legal services in the 21st century, no law firm or solo practitioner should be without a firm Internet presence. Online listings and advertisements for attorneys are everywhere these days: on social networking platforms, directories, AdWords, banner ads, blogs, publications, and more. These are all marketing fragments that should converge upon a single element that ties everything together and ultimately converts an interested party from prospect to client. That single, defining element is the firm or solo attorney’s website.
The legal profession has often been accused of missing the point when it comes to website design. More >
“If you have been injured in a car accident…” The staple phrase of advertising for legal services, which has been repeated infinitely on television commercials and radio ads, has not only entered the lexicon of popular culture—it has also been adopted by stand-up comedians as part of their repertoire, and caricatured on highly-rated TV shows such as Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show.
For marketers and advertising executives, a satirical treatment of one of their creations is extremely flattering. That’s how they know they have done the highest goal of promotion: their client enters the popular consciousness.
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Many people don’t equate vehicles with the middle ages so they’re often surprised to learn that the current car tax, also called road tax or vehicle tax, has been around, in one form or another, since the medieval era. The easily recognized tax discs kept in every car in the UK were created out of an idea that is hundreds of years old—shocking, isn’t it?
Why a Medieval Car Tax?
Obviously there were no vehicles in medieval times so the taxes that were paid were actually road taxes. No matter if you walked, rode a horse or rolled down the street in More >
If you’ve ever found yourself involved in a car accident, you know what a nerve-wracking, stressful experience it can be. In the aftermath, it’s easy to forget what to do and what not to do. Your auto insurance company will be able to handle many of the details for you but there are some things you’ll need to do immediately. Read on to learn what to following an accident.
This is the number one tip and the hardest to adhere to. Collisions happen so quickly that it’s very difficult to remain calm in the wake of an accident. You can More >
Internet privacy is a growing concern today. When you are online, information is being gathered at every page click. Information is gathered about your surfing habits, and that information is stored. There are cases where information you provide to a website may be provided to a third party for direct marketing.
You may be searching the Internet looking to purchase a product, and may or may not buy anything. Consequently, your email box is soon full of advertisements—and it is no coincidence. Many people consider it an acceptable trade off to provide an IP or email address for the convenience More >
The high rate of unemployment, which has troubled the economic landscape in the United States since 2008, shows no signs of abatement. Recent news reports indicate slight gains in private payrolls and a slower pace of layoffs, but the overall labor statistics are still a grim reminder that the American economy still has a long way to go in terms of recovery.
In times of economic austerity, business firms and even government organizations are known to resort to staff reduction measures, despite the strong backlash of opinion and criticism. Whatever the reasons for laying off personnel may be, companies that More >