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New York Law Journal Reader Rankings And Hallmark Abstract Service

NYLJ Reader Rankings

We are extremely happy to announce that Hallmark Abstract Service is once again nominated in the New York Law Journal Reader Rankings for the category, Best Title Agency! If you are a lawyer (regardless of specialty or location), part of legal support staff or some other type of legal industry personnel, you are eligible to vote. Naturally, Hallmark Abstract Service […]

Technology: Bringing Attorney’s Into The 21st Century!

Why do some attorney’s have an aversion to bringing their firms technology into the 21st century? For example how many law firms, whether solo practices or slightly larger, can’t be located online through a company website? And how many attorney email addresses still end in aol.com? Amazingly the answer is more than you can imagine! The following […]

Might First Year Law Firm Associates Eventually Be Replaced By Robots?

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Would law firms ever consider using artificial intelligence (AI) capable robots to replace first year associates? And if not associates, how about some other ‘timekeeper’ within a firm? In its annual “Law Firms in Transition” survey of 320 large law firm managing partners, legal consulting firm Altman Weil found that 35% of the participants questioned would, among other things, be […]

Lawyers Top 10 Misconceptions About Social Media!

Most businesspeople know all about the potential reach of social media for business development! But given that fact there also remains some hesitation by some to actually implement a social media platform. Many factors may come into play for this but, the larger question that needs to be asked is whether by neglecting social media these […]

Be Our Guest For A 2-Credit Ethics CLE On Long Island, March 31, 2015

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We Look Forward To Seeing You There! Simply RSVP Using The Link In The Invitation Below Please join Thomas Kokinias, Senior Vice President at Sterling National Bank, Hallmark Abstract, and Fidelity National Title Group for a complimentary CLE Seminar and Breakfast. Ethical Issues and Transactional Pitfalls Course Description: In this seminar, we will address some practices […]

Inside Baseball: Earnings Profile At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

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For attorney’s who own or work in a medium-sized, small or solo practice, it would only be natural to look at BigLaw and wonder what the revenue and profit profile looked like there! Not that smaller-firm lawyers necessarily want the working lifestyle facing a partner or associate at one of these “White Shoe’ firms, but curiosity […]

Which BigLaw Partners Bill At The Highest Hourly Rates? (List)

In what is always one of the more popular articles of the year, presenting the list of BigLaw firms sporting partners who charge the highest hourly rates! As a caveat, however, while it’s interesting to see the hourly rates at the top of the legal food chain, at the same time it’s an extremely painful […]

A question of law: Can an attorney double as a bikini model?

In today’s business world the dual presence of political correctness and the potential litigiousness of an employee scorned is prevalent everywhere that you look! This reality has served to make the specialty of employment law now, what real estate law was in the early 2000’s. In other words busy! In the field of law, where […]

Six business development tips for new lawyers!

2014 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Hallmark Abstract Service was nominated 2014 Best Title Agency! If you would like to cast a vote the link to the ballot is https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014ReaderRankings. Once there, if you would like to only vote in this category, scroll through to Page 10 and the category Best Title Agency is towards […]