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How to Get a Lawyer to Take Your Case (from the People Who Screen Their Calls)
How to Get a Lawyer to Take Your Case (from the People Who Screen Their Calls)

Every law firm's intake process is different, but no matter what law firm you call, you should be prepared to tell your story to a staff person before speaking to a lawyer. Whether a paralegal, a law clerk, or a dedicated intake specialist, intake staff serve as the voice of ...

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    The Illinois General Assembly just passed a new law that will significantly improve employee mobility and provide clarity for Illinois businesses. The ...

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    Legislation is on the horizon that could significantly support pregnant workers. If passed, employers would be bound to accommodate pregnant workers ...

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    Beginning April 1, 2021, the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA” or the “Act”) will require covered employers to pay state or federal ...

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