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84 A.B.A. J. 1 (1998)

handle is hein.journals/abaj84 and id is 1 raw text is: THE LAWYER'S MAGAZINE / JANUARY 1998 / VOLUME 84

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COVER STORY / LAW PRACTICE
44 FORECAST: HOT SPELL TO CONTINUE
By Michael Higgins
Economic forecasts for 1998 give many lawyers reason
for optimism in practice areas ranging from commercial
real estate to cyberspace. Here is some expert advice for
keeping your. own practice in peak form.
LAW PRACTICE
52 NO LEGAL HOLIDAYS
Wintertime is when some legal problems-from
slip-and-falls to credit problems-start to heat up.
Lawyers need to know the latest in the law to best
7. ,,   represent their clients before burnout sets in.
58 INVENTING SOLUTIONS
By Steven Keeva
When conventional wisdom says, You can't,' it's time
to take a bold, new approach to the problem. That's
what these lawyers do-and succeed.

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE
GANG BUSTERS
By John Gibeaut
Prosecutors are using federal statutes and local laws to
take back the streets from violent criminal gangs and
put the gangbangers where they belong-in jail.

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