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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The Ethical Risks of Bidding Farewell to Clients

Nearly every attorney has had a difficult client at one time or another, but what happens when the representation becomes unnecessarily burdensome to execute effectively?


By: The NBI Team

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Changes to IRS Form 1099

The IRS has made significant changes to 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year, impacting how business owners report...


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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The SBRA: An Important Bankruptcy Option for Distressed Small Businesses

Many small businesses have had a challenging year due to the COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions placed on their operations. As a result of financial difficulties, some companies may have no...


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Don’t Miss Out on Our Medicolegal Programming!

NBI teamed up with Elite Medical Experts to create courses that provide practical strategies for...

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Employment Law and HR CLE Courses to Watch

It’s been a tectonic year for employment lawyers and human resource professionals...


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

December 2020 CLE Deadlines Are Fast Approaching

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost over. For many lawyers, this also means that they only have one month left to fulfill their mandatory CLE requirements. Don’t worry, NBI has you covered!


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Top 8 Legal Job Search Websites

Like in most professions, the internet has revolutionized the way attorneys find, apply, and even interview for jobs. There are countless online tools available...


By: The NBI Team

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Don’t Miss These Litigation CLE Courses

2021 is quickly approaching! Whether you have a year-end CLE deadline or are looking to sharpen your civil litigation skills...


By: The NBI Team

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The New FLSA Independent Contractor Test

Whether to classify a worker as an “employee” or an “independent contractor” under the Fair Labor Standards Act has been far from clear over the years...


By: The NBI Team

Thursday, November 12, 2020

NBI Announces New Medical-Legal CLE Programming in Partnership With Elite Medical Experts

In partnership with thought leaders at Elite Medical Experts, NBI is thrilled to announce...


By: Matthew G. Finley

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Storytelling for Lawyers

Oftentimes when studying the practice of law, we treat concepts as if they are foreign, as if a jury trial is an...


By: Kevin Lyn

Thursday, November 5, 2020

At Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP, DEI Starts with Respect for the Individual

Respect for the individual. Respect. For. The. Individual. These four words are part of the...


By: The NBI Team

Friday, October 30, 2020

New Biometric and PII Privacy Laws: What Attorneys Need to Know

Rapidly changing technology has a dramatic impact on the privacy rights of...


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Next Steps for the Paycheck Protection Program

Whether pursuing loans for their own firms or advising clients on the future of their business in the era of COVID-19...


By: Gregory Fordham

Friday, October 23, 2020

10 Steps to Protect Your Network From Employee Based Computer Compromise

When it comes to computer security and protecting the data contained on them, our attention is often focused on forces from outside the organization.


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

5 Tips For Clients Considering Short-Term Leases

Thanks to the popularity of websites like Airbnb, many homeowners have begun offering their property for short-term leases online. These leases could provide...


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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Virtual Trials in the Time of COVID-19

For as long as the technology has been available, courts have allowed certain proceedings to occur virtually. From depositions to arraignments...


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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

How Law Schools are Adapting to COVID-19

With social distancing serving as an important principle for the foreseeable future, law schools are implementing...


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Thursday, October 8, 2020

The ABC’s of California’s Take on the Independent Contractor Test

In California, the decision on whether a worker was an employer or independent contractor has never fallen exclusively to either party. Instead, the courts have largely determined...


By: The NBI Team

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

COVID-19 ADA Accommodation Challenges

As workplaces continue to open up and move away from quarantine restrictions, employers will face many legal challenges. While every working environment is different and employee needs can vary...

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