7 skills for a successful law career

Law firms look for a mix of legal competencies when selecting candidates – take a look at some of the skills needed to be a lawyer Commercial awareness One of the most important skills lawyers need, it basically means possessing knowledge of current developments in local, national and world business, particularly any issues that impact a law firm and its […]

How To Choose the Right Lawyer: Ten Points to Consider When Selecting an Attorney

With 1.1 million lawyers licensed to practice law in the United States, how does a construction company faced with a legal problem decide which attorney is best suited to help the company resolve the problem? Selecting the right attorney is a time-consuming, but important process. To get started, develop a list of potential candidates by talking to business advisors, people […]

What Makes a Good Lawyer? Common Traits of Successful Attorneys Today

In a difficult, confusing, or complicated situation, individuals and companies may find themselves desperately seeking the guidance of a well-prepared and reliable legal professional. A great attorney has the potential to have a dramatic and positive impact on the life of a client. Whether it’s by helping them through a difficult family law matter, protecting them against false charges, or […]

‘Immigrant Paradox’: U.S. Citizens More Likely Than Immigrants to Commit Crime 

By Eva Herscowitz | 2 hours ago U.S. citizens are more likely to commit a crime than immigrants, refuting rightwing rhetoric that blames rising immigration for the uptick in crime, according to a  study published in Crime & Delinquency. The higher rate of offending among U.S. citizens remains consistent for all types of crime, from minor offenses to more serious ones, the study says. The […]

10 Reasons Why Law Is Important

“Law” is a system of rules designed to regulate behavior in both public and private society. Social and/or governmental institutions create and enforce these rules. Humans have been making laws for thousands of years. Early examples include ancient Egyptian law, Babylonian law, ancient Chinese law, and Old Testament law. There are many categories of law, including criminal law, civil law, […]

UX Research for Worldwide Products

A column by Janet M. Six June 21, 2021  No Comments Send your questions to Ask UXmatters and get answers from some of the top professionals in User Experience. This month in Ask UXmatters, our expert panel discusses how best to perform UX research for worldwide products. Creating a successful worldwide product requires understanding both regional differences and local expectations. It’s necessary to translate products’ […]

10 Laws of UX, design, and engineering

These maxims provide some (hopefully sage) perspectives on issues we all face when designing or developing. Like so many others, I’m always writing in my notebooks. Going over them, I noticed there were quite a number of “laws” in there — so I figured, let’s try and do a quick rundown of all these laws, and see what they tell […]