Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, May 4, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 04 May 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 877

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance LawHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Insurance Law: Florida Legislature passes flood insurance reform bill
The Florida Legislature passed a bill April 24 that gives state residents more affordable options for flood insurance.

SB1094, Flood Insurance, authored by State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and State Rep. Larry Ahern, R-Seminole, passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. The bill passed earlier in the Senate with unanimous support. The bill now goes to Gov. Rick Scott to be signed into law.

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, May 1, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 01 May 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 1015

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance LawHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Insurance Law: Effort To Limit 3rd-Party Property Insurance Claims Stalls In Florida
Insurance industry-backed bills aimed at restricting repair contractors' ability to require homeowners to sign over insurance benefits before repairs can commence likely won't become law this year, supporters and opponents concede. Read more here... 

Mindfullness: Why Every Lawyer Should Be Practicing Mindfulness (Part I)
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that practicing mindfulness is good for you. It helps to decrease the impact of stress on your body, allows you to manage anxiety better, and lowers blood pressure and a host of stress-related psychosomatic symptoms. The list of what mindfulness can do seems to be growing daily. It increases self-regulation, self-knowledge, as well as self-awareness. (That's a lot of self-improvement!) Researchers are finding that practicing mindfulness can literally rewire and increase amounts of gray matter in the brain. It appears to impact the parts of the brain responsible for memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. Read more here... 

Mindfullness: Why Every Lawyer Should Be Practicing Mindfulness (Part II)
Continuing the list of why every lawyer should be practicing mindfulness, here are three more reasons. Read more here... 

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, April 13, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 13 April 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 969

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, April 13, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Legal News: Florida Bar Considers Unbundled Legal Services
Changes to procedural rules that would make it easier for lawyers to offer "unbundled" legal services in civil as well as family law cases have been endorsed by the Bar Board of Governors.

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