How Do Attorney Referrals Work?

A lawyer working on referrals

As an ethical rule, a lawyer or law firm is ethically bound to accept every case or client. But there are instances when an attorney can choose not to handle a case or refer it. One of such instances is when the client fails to follow the legal advice of the attorney. It is not…

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Resources for Female Lawyers

Gender discrimination is a barrier to women’s legal career development. Find out the resources with which women lawyers can thrive in the legal services sector. Gender discrimination isn’t absent in the legal profession. Many women lawyers, especially women of color, face various forms of discrimination in their professional lives as they climb the career ladder.…

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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

A personal injury case is a legal action pursued by someone whom another individual (the fault party) has hurt. The plaintiff, the individual who is injured, seeks compensation from the defendant or at-fault party. If you hope to win your case, you have to prove the defendant’s negligence or recklessness. You can prove negligence by…

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How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

Personal injury law states that if a person suffers bodily injury due to another person’s negligence, the victim is entitled to seek compensation for their medical expenses, other related expenses and various financial losses, including lost wages. This appears quite straightforward – victims file personal injury claims against the responsible party’s insurance company and they…

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When Should You Refer a Personal Injury Case?

When Should You Refer a Personal Injury Case?

After devastating injuries, personal injury victims need a personal injury attorney to get them the maximum compensation for their losses. If your law firm doesn’t have the relevant experience or the case is outside your law practice area, referrals may be the answer. We offer quality representation to all our personal injury clients. All you…

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Challenges of Being a Female Lawyer

Challenges of Being a Female Lawyer

Gender inequality, even in 2021, is still a global plague that has eaten deep into all corners of society. At home, in schools, religious places of worship, politics, etc., women still play second fiddle to their male counterparts. Unfortunately, this is still the practice in some learned professions like Law. That’s why Sara Williams has…

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How to Find the Right Mentor as a Female Lawyer?

As a fresh graduate from law school, you are looking forward to building a career within the legal community and using your skills, talent and passion in the service of justice. It is an appealing image, but until it becomes a reality, women in law must face many challenges. One of them is apparent when…

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How To Become a Female Injury Attorney

Lawyers show up for people when they have a legal issue, and for some, it could be on the worst day of their lives. Being a personal injury lawyer means representing people, offering legal advice, and helping them move forward from a bad experience. One key way of doing the latter is by helping them…

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