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Contract attorneys fill niche for firms

Whatever they’re called, temporary, document review or contract attorney jobs often get a bad rap. The blog typically bemoans the conditions under which they work. “It’s very much what you’d expect,” said New York City lawyer Jennifer Chung ...

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How to get hired: Tips for the first client meeting

The first meeting with a client can be a make-it or break-it scenario for attorneys. “The foundation for the entire attorney/client relationship comes from that meeting,” said Allison Shields, president of Legal Ease Consulting in Port Jefferson, N.Y., who coaches lawyers on practice management and marketing.

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Obama pushes jobs in trip fraught with politics

WASHINGTON — Bedeviled by a bleak employment picture, President Barack Obama is pushing for more private sector hiring while seeking to protect his own job during a two-day domestic trip that aims to raise his political profile in two key states and with an important Hispanic constituency.

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Consumer Confidence Index rises in April

NEW YORK — Americans' concerns about jobs and inflation eased somewhat in April, pushing the Consumer Confidence Index higher. The increase comes after an unexpected drop in March. But the measure had risen for five consecutive months before that and hit a three-year high in February.

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Entrepreneurs sought

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks has announced that applications are being accepted for the 10th class of The Entrepreneurs Network, which she founded in 2006. TEN is designed to bolster economic growth ...

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