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Question: For a Commercial Landlord, What is The Coronavirus Disclosure/Action Plan Obligation?

The owners of office buildings, office parks, multifamily apartment buildings and other types of commercial property, find themselves facing decisions that they didn’t know existed two months ago! With the spread of coronavirus, in the event that a management company and/or building owner is put on notice that a tenant or visitor is exhibiting symptoms […]

Title Insurance: 5 Things Every New York State Homebuyer Or Refinancer Of A Mortgage, Should Know!

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Typically a homebuyer will let their attorney take the lead when it comes to the title insurance portion of a purchase transaction! (Updated, January 2020) Similarly those refinancing a mortgage will do the same with their lending institution. And given that the relationship between the attorney or banker and their client is based on trust, […]

The Weeks Top Articles From Hallmark Abstract Service…

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These are the weeks most popular articles at the Hallmark Abstract Service website… Important Notifications! Website Security: To alleviate security concerns for clients and visitors to the Hallmark Abstract Service website, please note that our URL is now https:// and no longer http://. Golf, Networking, Philanthropy and Business Development: Registration for the June 15, 2017 […]

New York Law Journal Reader Rankings And Hallmark Abstract Service

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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 […]

How Do YOU Differentiate Your Company From The Competition? Five Great Tips!

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Differentiation, standing out from the crowd, setting yourself apart, USP or unique selling proposition! These terms identify the goal for any company large or small which is to show the buying public why its product is superior to what seems to be a similar product being offered by the competition. In some instances this differentiation is […]

Opinion: Apple, Encryption, National Security And Terrorism!

The law, politics, business and national security don’t always have a place in the same story but… In the case of the San Bernardino terrorists and the secrets that may be stored on their the Apple iPhones, they do! Here’s a synopsis: ‘Apple said on Wednesday that it would oppose and challenge a federal court order […]

How Do Small Law Firms And Solo Practitioners Generate Referral Business?

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For business, particularly small business, earning referrals is typically a key component of a new business development strategy! And in SmallLaw comprised of solo law practitioners and small law firms, this fact of business life is certainly no exception! So for those who are working or possibly considering working in the SmallLaw arena, an article […]

Overcoming Performance Anxiety!

We’ve all been there…Big closing, critical presentation, important interview or maybe you’re starting a new job! Performance anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes and situations or events that might make one person anxious could be effortless child’s play for someone else. One example…On my wedding day the Rabbi had to give me his handkerchief because […]

Cornell and Fordham Law School’s Are Thinking Outside Of The Box To Drive Enrollment!

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With law school enrollments nationwide declining, Cornell Law and Fordham University of Law are ramping up new programs! The growing problem facing law schools, the legal profession and ultimately the clients of lawyers was discussed recently in the article, ‘Correlation Or Coincidence?…Desperate Law Schools = Lowest Bar Exam Pass Rate In A Decade!‘. The premise […]