Some Challenges Canadian Immigrants Face

Are you contemplating a new life in Canada? You are not alone. Almost a million people moved to Canada legally in 2004 alone, and hundreds of thousands more have their applications pending. Canada is one of the western countries that admits the most immigrants along with the United States. Immigrants are drawn to the high standards of living that stem […]

What Makes Phoenix Law School Unique?

Phoenix Law School is a relatively new law school that opened just over half a dozen years ago. It has recently been accredited by the American Bar Association and accepts thousands of aspiring law students each year. While this school is not yet on the list of the top 100 law schools in America, it is nonetheless an established institution […]

California LiveScan, a real background check?

California LiveScan is the state system administered by the California Department of Justice for criminal background checks and is available only to workers whose job includes working with children, the elderly, and the disabled. These include law enforcement agencies, public and private schools, non-profit organizations, and home supportive care agencies. There are no other statewide criminal checks available to employers. […]

7 Signs You’re On Your Way To Succeed Online In 2021

Some attribute the quote “success leaves clues” to Jim Rohn and some attribute it to Tony Robbins, but whoever said it is correct. In fact, success leaves clues. View any “overnight success” and you will discover that the person had been working in the dark for years before becoming an overnight success. Radio, television and a variety of media will […]

How to mess up your personal account statement for graduate school or professional applications

When you applied as a student, your personal statement probably didn’t make much of a difference, because student admissions are largely based on numbers (GPA, test scores, etc.). Graduate and career school admissions are different! Your competitors will have test scores and grades similar to yours, because most people who are motivated to earn an advanced degree did well as […]

Hooray for the Federal Rules of Evidence!

The Federal Rules of Evidence used in the federal courts of the United States and adopted by many states and the military are the codification of many years of common law rules of evidence. The development of modern rules of evidence has been a process of nothing more than putting old wine into new bottles. If one can understand common […]

Inch by inch is child’s play.

When I was in law school, I was already a well-known consultant, very busy professionally, and I often wondered, especially when reading the books, “Why am I submitting to this misery?” That’s when I remembered a saying I first heard from a customer: “Inch by inch is a piece of cake; yard by hard, it’s hard!” Unquestionably, this saying tells […]

Ready for the 2017 tax filing season?

There are several new changes for the upcoming tax filing season. Business as usual is not what it was a few years ago or even last year. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on January 23, 2017. I remember that each year tax season began on January 15 and if you applied early, you would receive your refund in […]

Law School Essay Exams: Focus on Key Facts

“Legal problem solving – identifying and diagnosing problems and generating strategies and tactics to achieve client objectives – is the most basic function of a legally trained person. Most legal problem solving activity involves some legal analysis – combining laws and facts to generate, justify and evaluate a merits of the legal problem “. (Legal Services Practice Manual: Skills, 2010) […]

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