Three Ways to Increase Attorney Satisfaction and Attract Top Talent

Keeping employees happy can be a complicated challenge across all industries. When it comes to law firms, there are a specific set of factors that contribute to attorney satisfaction. One of the obvious factors is competitive compensation but almost equally important is the law firm’s culture and core set of values. So, what makes a…

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Three Reasons To Stay Up to Date with Sustainable Building Codes

When it comes to being environmentally conscious and leading a “green” lifestyle, everything from coffee cups to cars play an important role today. Of all the things that people use on a daily basis, what uses the most energy? It may not come as a surprise that the answer is buildings. Roughly 40% of total…

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Before signing on for marriage, should you sign a prenup?

It’s not uncommon for celebrities to sign a prenuptial agreement. But while celebrities may have hundreds of millions at stake, these agreements are by no means limited to the rich and/or famous.  Having practiced family law for many years, I’ve handled numerous prenuptial agreements for clients. From the most basic perspective, it’s simply negotiating a…

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In Plane View: Is Baltimore’s Airplane Surveillance System Legal?

It recently came out that the Baltimore police have been secretly testing an aerial surveillance system since January 2016. This revelation raised more than a few eyebrows and plenty of questions. Ross McNutt, the founder of Persistent Surveillance Systems, designed the system so that a small Cessna plane equipped with the equivalent of 800 video…

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Lessons from Tom Brady – Why Evidence Preservation Is So Important

I’ll be the first to admit, as a huge Baltimore Ravens fan, that my heart was warmed by the news of New England Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate. In January of 2015, the NFL determined that 11 game balls used by the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game victory…

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Computer Security – What Your Company Can Learn from Chris Correa

When the first IBM PC was released 35 years ago, people probably did not fully comprehend how the realms of technology, intellectual property and the law would ultimately intersect. While this scenario continues to unfold as technology evolves, one recent case highlights the importance of computer security in businesses and organizations. As an avid Baltimore…

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