Today’s Lawyers and Law Students – More Women, Minorities

Today’s Lawyers and Law Students: More Women, Minorities While it is clear that some racial and gender boundaries and issues remain in the United States of America, those issues and boundaries seem to be reduced, and the issues are shifting.  This is easily observable in our country in general, as well as in the legal
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Distressed Mortgage Relief Services: Did Equifax Sell Your Data?

Distressed Mortgage Relief Services: Did Equifax Sell Your Data? Since McGrath & Spielberger provides foreclosure and mortgage relief services as a legitimate and rule-abiding law firm, we are continuously interested in and make ourselves aware of others who allegedly provide such services but do not do so legally. Many of the non-law firms and fake
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Attorney McGrath Comments to NC Bar on Proposed Ethics Opinions

The following letter was sent today from attorney Jason A. McGrath to the NC Bar Ethics Committee. Regarding: Attorney Commentary Regarding Proposed 2012 Formal Ethics Opinion 6 and Proposed 2012 Formal Ethics Opinion 8   Dear NC State Bar Ethics Committee:  By way of background, I am a NC licensed, Charlotte-based lawyer and have been practicing
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Great New iPhone Features For Lawyers And Regular People

Great New iPhone Features For Lawyers And Regular People Earlier this week, Apple announced that a new operating system (iOS 6) will be coming out in the fall. There are some pretty great upgraded features which will hopefully help all of us be more organized and allow us to customize and expand our communications and
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I Am A Lawyer – How Much Do You Want To Pay For My Office Chair?

I Am A Lawyer – How Much Do You Want To Pay For My Office Chair? This short video blog by attorney Jason A. McGrath discusses an important point to consider when hiring an attorney. What exactly should you be paying for? Watch below or click here for YouTube viewing.    McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC
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NC’s Constitutional Amendment One: 10 Important Points You Need to Know

NC’s Constitutional Amendment One: 10 Important Points You Need to Know (by attorney Jason McGrath)   The following are facts, and I write this from the objective perspective as a 16 year attorney analyzing the law, not from a personal or subjective perspective. At the bottom of this page is a link to the text of
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Former Legal Secretary: Male Law Partners Expect Sex on Demand

A Former Legal Secretary: Male Partners Expect Sex on Demand, are “Terrible Business People” Male law partners: expect sex on demand; are terrible business people; are not team players; lack interpersonal skills; and are pompous pains in the ass. This, according to a self-described former legal secretary who worked at some of the “biggest and best
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Lawyers Per Capita in FL, GA, SC, NC, TN

What Percent of the Population in  FL, GA, SC, NC, TN are Lawyers? There are approximately 1,200,000 lawyers actively licensed in the United States, or .38% of the population. If you were to throw 291 stones at Floridians, chances are you’d hit at least one lawyer, possibly native Floridian Jason McGrath. Of course, given that
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“Not Guilty” – or I Kill Myself

Juror Threatens to Kill Himself if “Forced” to Vote to Convict   I’ve had jurors make up the need for search warrants, elect an unemployed 19 year old as foreperson, invent conspiracies, retroactively state that they failed to follow the law, and call opposing counsel a “buffoon”, but I’ve thankfully never had a juror threaten
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Factors Affecting the Success of Consumer Debt Negotiations

Factors Affecting the Success of Consumer Credit Card Debt Settlements & Negotiations   More and more consumers are bogged down by overwhelming debt. A large portion of this debt consists of unsecured consumer debt – mainly credit card debt. The huge amount of debt and the high interest rates have resulted in a drastic increase
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