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NC State Bar-LegalZoom Settlement Sets Stage For Legislative Action

Editor’s note: This story appears in the February 2016 edition of North Carolina Lawyer. By Russell Rawlings The North Carolina State Bar and LegalZoom.com Inc. took a giant step toward resolving their longstanding differences when the parties signed a consent judgment on Oct. 22, 2015. The highly publicized agreement gave the State Bar consumer protections […]

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10 Ways To Prep For a Successful Mediation

From an attorney’s perspective:  As we all know (or should know) the purpose of mediation is to maximize the chances that our client’s case will settle before they are forced into a potentially unnecessary trial. In order to facilitate this process it is imperative that we, as attorneys, arrive prepared to resolve our client’s issues.

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Encryption Is Not a Four-Letter Word

What is encryption? Encryption is a process to store your data so that only you can access it. There is an encryption “key” (essentially a password) that you keep to encrypt and decrypt the data. When the data is encrypted, it is converted to ones and zeros so that it can be stored securely, and […]