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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 […]

Title Insurance: 5 Things Every Homebuyer And Mortgage Refinancer 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! Similarly those refinancing a mortgage will do the same with their lending institution. And while that is certainly all well and good think about this…In any purchase that a consumer makes (particularly expensive and important […]

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 […]

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 […]