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ABA survey shows lawyers are more mobile than ever (access required)

The iPhone was released in 2007, and it revolutionized the way that we communicate and access information. Once a novelty, smartphones are now commonplace in the legal profession. This is because lawyers jumped on the mobile bandwagon fairly quickly, unlike ...

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Some important summer reading, available right in the office (access required)

I’m going to recommend a great book for your summer reading list. It’s been around for a while, but there have been some changes so make sure you get the most recent edition. The title is “Employee Handbook,” and you ...

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Succession planning in a hot market (access required)

The construction industry is growing fast, and several surveys and reports forecast that this growth will continue. So, why is this positive outlook a problem for the construction industry? Because a hot market is one of several triggers of ownership ...

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How’s the financial health of your not-for-profit? (access required)

Some may think that a not-for-profit (NFP) should not generate a profit. If an NFP continually has no profit, it will not be able to sustain its mission. Being financially fit and stable is critical to any business, including an ...

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Where sewage sludge is serious business

The topic of solid waste treatment rarely makes for an engaging presentation, but Ben Nydegger, the biosolids program manager for the city of Boise’s Public Works department, actually has a pretty interesting story to tell about what happens to what’s ...

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A primer on blockchain and cryptocurrencies (access required)

Intellectual property attorneys should familiarize themselves with blockchain technology to better assist internal and external clients in identifying potential opportunities to enhance business operations utilizing the technology and to develop a strategy to protect IP associated with any such business ...

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Before pushing the ‘send’ key… (access required)

The average worker sends and receives about 140 emails per day. And lawyers, of course, are above average. I do worry that the constant flow of emails can prevent me from thinking. In 1961, Kurt Vonnegut published a short story ...

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Idaho educators say farewell to PTECH program for high-schoolers

As June winds to a close, so does PTECH, or the Pathways to Early Career High School program, a four-year-old effort that aimed to help rural Idaho students continue their education after high school graduation. PTECH was the work of ...

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FLSA compliance is still important for employers

Many of us have heard the adage “the only constant is change,” and nothing could be truer of employment laws and regulations. With a seemingly countless number of new laws and amended regulations, even the most diligent employers can quickly ...

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Best practices create fair housing for all

The low rental vacancy rate and high cost of renting in the Treasure Valley has created high competition for available housing, particularly for affordable and workforce housing. Because of the tight housing market, housing discrimination is even more prevalent, particularly ...

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