Conversation with Nicolle Vasquez Del Favero, 2019 Young Lawyer of the Year

Posted on 10/17/2019
Nicolle Vasquez Del Favero received the YLC’s R. Edwin Burnette Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year award for 2019 earlier this year.

Opportunities for Involvement

Posted on 10/17/2019
The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division awarded the YLC the 2019 Comprehensive Award of Achievement for the best overall programs, as well as the 2019 Award of Achievement for our online newsletter, Docket Call.

Back to Basics: The Occupational Risks of the Practice of Law

Posted on 10/2/2019
The report breaks down the occupational risks of lawyering into four major categories: Physical Risks, Mental and Emotional Risks, Adaptation Risks, and Self-Actualization Risks.

Estate Planning for Millennials: Don’t Forget the Fur Babies

Posted on 10/2/2019
People are opting to have fewer or even no children, what can estate planning attorneys do to encourage millennials to partake in estate planning?

Healthy Eating in the Workplace

Posted on 5/25/2019
The easiest way to fall back into old habits when it comes to food choices is to fail to plan. This is when we usually end up at a drive-thru or vending machine. Putting a little thought and planning into your week can go a long way.

You Can Do It! (Or Can You?) Starting Your Own Law Firm

Posted on 5/25/2019
This is a great time to start a firm. The amount of technology that is out there is amazing. The number of new processes, business models, technological tools, and other methodologies is exploding.

Civil Litigation in Federal Court: Friend or Foe?

Posted on 5/25/2019
Many practitioners in Virginia—whether they are new practitioners or seasoned attorneys—are daunted by the prospect of practicing in Federal Court in Virginia.

Resolve for You

Posted on 2/8/2019
The things that make our profession enviable and sought after by many are also the things that drive so many of us to lead a less-than-healthy lifestyle. Each one of us is different, however, and we all respond differently to external factors.

Smart Contracts

Posted on 2/8/2019
Smart contracts are fast, they execute immediately and autonomously and there is no way any party could influence it.” It sounds great, but what are the nuts and bolts of a smart contract?