Quick Steps to a More Efficient & Virtual Law Practice—David Goldenberg

By | LXBN | September 24, 2012
LXBN TV

With all the technological advancements over the past five to ten years, doesn’t it sometimes blow your mind that the FAX machine is a tool many businesses use on an everyday basis. In our brief interview, VLP Law Group Founding Partner David Goldenberg explains that simplifying this process is one of the first steps lawyers should take to creating a more efficient law practice. Goldenberg will be speaking as part of the Technologies for eLawyering session at the Legal Marketing Technology Conference West October 11th in San Francisco. Enter code “TechDayLXBN” for an extra $50 off.

EEOC’s Multifaceted Effort to Aggressively Target Employer Policies Potentially Having "Disparate Impact"

By | Stoel Rives World of Employment | September 24, 2012
EEOC’s Multifaceted Effort to Aggressively Target Employer Policies Potentially Having "Disparate Impact"

As many of you know, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been on an aggressive tear of late on a broad range of issues.  In addition to upping its investigations of charges of individual “disparate treatment” discrimination, it is undertaking a number of new initiatives that show a renewed focus on facially neutral employer policies that may have a (frequently unintentional) “disparate impact” on protected classes of employees.

Introverts: This One is for You

By | Cordell Parvin Blog | September 24, 2012
Introverts: This One is for You

I see a lawyer about once a year. I don’t want to use his real name, so I will call him Sam. We spend only a few minutes together. But, in that short time, I learn from Sam all the wonderful things he has accomplished since the last time I saw him. He loves to talk about himself. In our short time together, he never asks what is going on in my life.

Employer Social Media Policies, Cyber Security and Other Web Notes

By | The D & O Diary | September 24, 2012
Employer Social Media Policies, Cyber Security and Other Web Notes

As the various forms of social media have become increasingly pervasive, employers have struggled with appropriate responses to employees’ use of the social media sites. One question in particular that has arisen is the extent to which employers can seek to regulate and even discipline employees’ use of social media to comment on the employer or their workplace.