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Posted on: Nov 26, 2019


The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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Managing Stress During the Holiday Season
By Michael McGuire, Marion County Prosecutor's Office
The day to day life of an attorney is busy, chaotic and stressful, however, that is especially true of family law attorneys. As we enter the holiday season, the amount of stress on our clients, staff and us increases as daily issues involving custody, grandparent visitation, child support, finances, holiday visitation, etc. arise that needed to be solved yesterday when there are only 24 hours in a day.
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Technology is a Silent Partner in a Solo Attorney’s Practice
Intro by Enrique Flores, Flores Law Group LLC
Life as an attorney in a solo or small firm practice can be hectic. I am almost one year into it and can already regale you with numerous stories. Today, more than ever, attorneys rely on technology to make our practice more efficient. 
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The Legal Industry is Under Attack
By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
The legal industry is under attack – cyberattack. The threat is real, significant and immediate. 
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Future of Litigation? Illinois Law on Computerized “Hiring Robots” Could Trigger Litigation for Employers
Intro by Tim Devereux, Wagner Reese LLP
Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, employers in Illinois will have obligations under the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act, a first-in-the-nation statute that imposes transparency, consent, and data destruction duties on employers using AI to screen applicants for Illinois-based positions. 
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Discharge Planning Rule Impacts Acute and Post-Acute Providers
By Evan C. Reinhardt, Indiana Association for Home and Hospice Care
Transitions in the world of healthcare are challenging for providers even under the best of circumstances. Sending a patient home from the hospital is often the culmination of days or weeks of work on patient care that are combined with helping the patient navigate to their next provider and/or setting. Often, just choosing a provider can be one of the more difficult steps to take.
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