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The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

After I paused my legal career to raise three children, I faced hurdles when I tried to re-enter the workforce. I lacked a network and opportunities and faced the implicit bias that I was too old and had lost my edge.

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Lawyer Well-Being Week: Free Virtual Yoga Class

JOIN US FOR A FREE VIRTUAL YOGA CLASS MONDAY MAY 4 8:00 AM (EST)   Sponsored by Lincoln Derr, PLLC and YOGASIX In celebration of Lawyer Well-Being Week   FAQDo I need Yoga experience to attend this class? No.The class is designed for all ability levels and...

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Remote Depositions in North Carolina During COVID-19

Remote Depositions in North Carolina During COVID-19

Depose Witnesses Remotely at your own Risk. On March 27, 2020 as Governor Roy Cooper’s Stay at Home Order went into effect, I was fielding requests from other North Carolina lawyers to move forward with depositions. The push was on to try to keep cases moving forward....

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Contracts and COVID-19 in North Carolina

Contracts and COVID-19 in North Carolina

Thinking COVID-19 might excuse a contractual obligation in NC? The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on North Carolina becomes greater each day. The economic implications of social distancing have taken hold. Local businesses and individuals are increasingly...

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IRS Tax Credit Guidance – FFCRA Compliance

IRS Tax Credit Guidance – FFCRA Compliance

No Joke – The FFCRA Goes Into Effect Today The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) passed by Congress and signed into law on March 18, 2020 goes into effect today. That means employers must immediately begin complying with the paid sick leave and...

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North Carolina Stay At Home Order

North Carolina Stay At Home Order

North Carolina will soon become the 27th state to require residents to stay at home to limit the spread of COVID-19. Governor Cooper’s stay at home order goes into effect at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020 and will be in place for at least 30 days.

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