eating disorders in the legal industry

Why Lawyers Need to Start Talking About Mental Health’s No. 1 Killer

  I suppose when you’ve been in the eating disorders arena for more than a decade as I have, it should not be surprising when those involved in the general mental health conversation fail to mention such insidious and life-threatening diseases as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.  After all, even though eating disorders […]

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Blockchain and its Impact on the Legal Industry

  Many experts say that the blockchain revolution is in full swing. Google search requests for the keyword “blockchain” have skyrocketed, cryptocurrency—blockchain’s most well-known tool—was the focus of a public discussion held by the U.S. Senate, and about a dozen companies have added blockchain to their name earlier this year and, in turn, saw their share prices […]

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Horse Sues Former Owner for Neglect; Seeks $100,000

An 8-year-old horse named Justice seeks just that. Justice is a plaintiff in a groundbreaking lawsuit filed last week against his former owner and abuser to recoup the costs of his ongoing medical care required after severe neglect. The 14-page lawsuit filed in Oregon state court on May 1st, 2018 by the Animal Legal Defense Fund […]

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Law Firms

  Artificial intelligence. Once the stuff of science fiction (who remembers Captain Kirk’s concern that he might be replaced by the advanced M5 supercomputer?), artificial intelligence (AI) is today very much a part of our reality. And while it’s easy to pick up where Captain Kirk left off and worry that the explosion of AI will take […]

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How Lawyers Can Help Our Veterans

  Tomorrow, November 11th, is Veterans Day, a public holiday that honors our military veterans. Of course, every American citizen should celebrate these heroes. We certainly do at Rocket Matter. In fact, earlier this year we featured Mick Wagoner at one of our Legal Freedom Fighters. Mick served in the United States Marine Corp for more […]

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How to Prevent Sexual Harassment at Your Law Firm

  Sexual harassment certainly exists in the legal world, as we’ve recently reported. So what can you do if you’re running a firm and you want make sure such incidents are not part of your workplace at all? There are various ways for a law firm to make it clear to all employees that sexual […]

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What to Do if You’re Sexually Harassed at Your Law Firm

  In light of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, women and men from nearly industry are speaking up and sharing their stories of sexual harassment. As we’ve reported, the legal industry is certainly not immune. However, what do you do if you are being pressured or sexually harassed in any way by a superior in a […]