Practicing Law in 2016 Just Got More Interesting

Is your firm practicing law in Virginia?  Congratulations!  On December 17 the Virginia Supreme Court approved some significant changes to the state’s definition for Comment 6 of its Rule 1.1 of the State’s Rules of Professional Conduct, “Competency to Practice Law”....

Year End Resolutions

We all know those old adages – “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” “See your dentist twice a year.” “Change the oil in your car every 3,000 miles. There’s truth in these sayings: they and others like them keep us healthy and our lives running smoothly. But what...

What YouTube Taught Me

In a May 31st New York Times opinion article titled “What YouTube Taught Me”, author Peter Funt described his experience in using YouTube to learn how to break in a baseball glove. The article listed his conclusions from watching several “instructional” videos: “After...

Planning for your Year End

Season’s Greetings! Following the Thanksgiving holiday we at Eastern Legal Systems find not bells, but our phones ringing with questions from clients looking to the end of their fiscal year and the related filings and reporting requirements. How is your organization...