As a lawyer, we can use our time and talents to help those in our profession as well as those we represent.
Social media, if used effectively, can generate business contacts.
The point is just as important today as it was almost 30 years ago. Want to keep clients? Want to get clients? Connect with them personally. Emails are great. Phone calls are fine. Personal contact trumps them all.
Clients want and need their lawyers to understand their business. Do not guess at it. Learn it and know it.
A new law passed just last week, which repeals religious exemptions to New York’s otherwise mandatory vaccination requirements for children entering schools and daycares throughout the state. We've provided clarification on the details of this law and what it may mean to you.
"Adjusting Just Fine--attorneys enjoy the intellectual challenges of appellate law. And new specifics for briefs and filing seem like a natural progression" in June 17, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.
Bar and defense organizations play an important role in developing relationships and networks and in giving you opportunity to publish articles and present to your peers and to others.
Get Out of Purgatory: How to End a Claim Where a Plaintiff has Died and No Estate Has Been Substituted to Continue the Lawsuit
Defense counsel deal with a myriad of issues in tort and premises liability cases which lead to undue delays. However, there is one type of delay that can seem to progress eternally slow, one where the named plaintiff has died.
Networking: It’s all about relationships. Networks built on friendship, on common areas of practice, on similar backgrounds or personal interests, THEY are critically important for the development of business.
Write and publish. If you do so, a number of wonderful things begin to happen. People read what you write. They are impressed that you have been published. You have demonstrated subject matter expertise. You begin being known as a thought leader. Someone who reads what you have written may have a matter to refer to you on that self-same subject. An organization that sees your article may contact you and ask you to speak at their next conference on that subject or one similar.
Attorney Anastasia M. McCarthy was presented with the Excellence in Law award by The Daily Record in the category of Up & Coming Attorneys on June 6, 2019. Winners were selected based on their dedication to the legal profession, their commitment to their clients and the community, and letters of reference.
To be a great marketer, you need to have a very important quality: responsiveness.
The purpose of the New York Labor Law is to ensure a safe work place by imposing liability on owners and contractors for the failure of an employer to provide a safe place to work. No matter which of the three main sections—§ 240(1), § 241(6), or § 200—was allegedly violated, there are four criteria that will determine the applicability of the Labor Law to the case--do you know them?
"How the New York State Commercial Rehabilitation Tax Credit (NYSHTC) spurred the rebirth of Buffalo development" in May 23, 2019 Buffalo Rising.
"Buffalo law firms aim to make inclusion commonplace" in May 20, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal
PRODUCT LIABILITY SPECIAL ALERT: Lease Runs Out on “Rental Market” Exception to Defense of Strict Liability Design Defect Claims
Product manufacturers and distributors can be relieved of strict product liability in New York from design defect claims where the manufacturer offered the product with an optional safety device and the purchaser chose not to buy it. Scarangella v. Thomas Built Buses, 93 N.Y.2d 655 (1999).
Why spend the extra money on this insurance policy when the loan policy will take care of any title issues which arise?