Lawsuit mediations can get drawn out, seem overwhelming, be frustrating to schedule and even more frustrating to reschedule. But in those instances, and in any of the other instances where real-world meetings would be impractical, the internet can be a wonderful thing.
The combative and high-stakes nature of law — and the prevalence of alcohol at social gatherings within the profession — give motive and means for addiction. But addiction is not evenly distributed through the profession.
As industries nationwide continue to diversify in the 21st century, law firms still struggle with the representation of underrepresented and historically disenfranchised minority groups. That motivated Tiffany Harper and Chasity Boyce to start the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program.
A legal problem can feel overwhelming. Getting evicted or being sued can leave people feeling lost, not sure where to turn or if they have the money to get a helping hand. Or they could call the Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services at (312) 738-9200.
Personal-injury firm Tomasik Kotin Kasserman thrives on being a small practice that allows its attorneys to provide plenty of attention to its clients. But even the 5,600 square feet at its former office at 10 S. LaSalle St. was getting a bit snug for the staff.
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