Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, August 17, 2015

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, August 17, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Legal Practice Tips: Handling the infuriating email
When you’re really angry, sometimes it’s helpful to vent your anger (but do it in a constructive way). Start a new email — making sure to leave the “To” box blank and vent away. Say exactly what you think about the opposing counsel, her client, or whoever you’re pissed off at. Give yourself at least a 24-hour cooling period, go back, and delete the email. (NEVER hit Reply and draft a vent email since you may accidentally send it.)

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Florida Insurance News: Drones being used to spot insurance fraud
Private investigator Paul Colbert have been chasing workers compensation fraud suspects for years the old fashioned way—hours, days and sometimes weeks of stakeouts by his team of undercover sleuths. Now, Colbert’s discovered a new way to play the gotcha game. He’s letting technology do the work with remote robotic cameras and sometimes even drones.

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Florida Law News: Florida lawyers react to reciprocity discussions
Here are some of the comments, pro and con, the Bar has received on the issue of allowing admission by motion in Florida, for those who meet certain conditions, for states that provide the same option for Florida Bar members.

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Florida Legal News: Broward County to revisit Uber ban
Commissioners will now vote at an upcoming meeting to set a public hearing date, then hold a public hearing in September to finalize the changes.

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FL Legal News: Reciprocity admissions for foreign lawyers is under fire despite national trends permitting the same
The newly installed president of the Florida Bar is walking back his suggestion that the state should make it easier for out-of-state lawyers to practice in Florida.

Bar president Ramón Abadin clarified his position after the idea of loosening Florida’s bar admission rules provoked a heated and divided reaction from lawyers in Florida, some of whom fear such a shift would flood the state with out-of-state lawyers and undermine their business.

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Thank you for reading (and sharing). Stay tuned for next week’s weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance Law!

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