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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Frequently Asked Questions

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In recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 21st – 27th, Yvette Mitchell LICSW, temporary D.C. Bar LAP senior counselor, wanted to take a few minutes to share her expertise and provide information about eating disorders.

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Mastermind Groups For Career Path Progress

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At one time, most lawyers were mentored by more senior attorneys. Mentoring took place within a firm, through bar association or other professional organizations, or in established relationships with more experienced lawyers. But, there has been a breakdown in the mentoring system in the legal industry.

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21 Quotes to Remember Justice Antonin Scalia

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at the age of 79 on a visit to a ranch in Texas. He was considered to be one of the most outspoken and controversial Justices. Here are 21 quotes that Justice Scalia has said throughout his term on the SupremeCourt.

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Five Best Practices in Advertising Law Based on FTC Endorsement Guidelines

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The FTC released a detailed list of Q&As about its endorsement guidelines. The federal agency uses these guidelines to assess whether an endorsement or testimonial is deceptive. The Q&A also includes “information about disclosing material connections between advertisers and endorsers.” Read More →

D.C. Court Update: Administrative Order No. 16-01--Pairing of Judges

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Each active judge opposite a retired or senior judge is hereby designated to hear all matters, including probation revocation matters, that would normally be heard by the retired judge or senior judge, unless the Chief Judge authorizes the senior judge to hear the matter, except that where a senior judge is presiding on a misdemeanor calendar, cases heard by the senior judge will remain on the calendar unless the senior judge orders otherwise.

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[Infographic] 2016 Legal Technology & Practice Management Predictions

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Whether it’s legal technology, practice management, or marketing, what can you do to ensure that your law practice will thrive in 2016?

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Did You Know Lawyers Suffer From Depression More Often Than the General Public? DC Bar LAP Offers Support Group

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Did you know that lawyers suffer from depression more often than the general public? But, for many of us, our mental health can be a difficult thing to talk about.

For D.C. Bar Members: The D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) has a free and confidential monthly mental health support group starting Tuesday, September 8th at 12:15 pm.

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15 x 15 Ways to a Better Mindful Eating Strategy

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In our fast-paced world, eating may just seem like another hurdle getting in the way of meeting our deadlines and completing our To-Do lists. We are moving so fast that when we do eat our brains and bodies do not have enough time to catch up. What happens when we don’t slow down to eat properly? Overeating, poor digestion, energy crashes, and weight gain.

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5 Leadership Resolutions to Stick by in 2016

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Would you like to start your new year with a positive impact on your leadership effectiveness? All you have to do is push by applying these resolutions to your leadership capabilities! Read More →

New Year, New Successes: 4 Ways to Help You Become A Successful Associate

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Adam Gropper—founder of LegalJob.com—discusses four ways to help you become a successful associate. These best practices can be applied to any environment where the competition is tough. 

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