Just a fun chat with legal tech star Niki Black!

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Sometimes you have to push the pleadings aside, take a deep breath and have some fun. That's just what I did earlier today when I took time to Spreecast with an old friend, Niki Black. We talked about lawyers using technology to better serve their clients and also about the new Apple Watch (Niki's wearing one). I hope you enjoy today's show as much as I did producing it [podcast version here]. … [Read more...]

How This California Law Firm Handles Bullying Cases

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Our Take on Bullying This isn’t a touchy “feel good” post. I am not exploring the social or psychological reasons behind why people become bullies. I’m also not sharing research as to whether or not people and students have become soft and are now overreacting to teasing. I’ll save these issues for another time. What this post is about is how to come down hard on a bully and shut things down. … [Read more...]

Here’s a Side of Mitch You May Not Have Seen…

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Jason Falls interviews Mitch Jackson about Motocross, 30 years of Negotiation Tips, and Taking Risks in Life! Yesterday morning our Senior Partner, Jon Mitchell Jackson, was a guest on Jason Falls' popular radio show, “The Bad Ass 100 Proof Radio Show.”  Mitch and Jason talked motocross, shared 3 decades of negotiation tips, and the importance of taking risks in business and life (Mitch's actual … [Read more...]

Dog Bites Can Be Prevented with Better Education

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The old saying “dogs are a man’s best friend” might be news to the more than four million people bitten each year, most often children and the elderly. Some of these attacks result in emergency room injuries, reconstructive surgery and – for 39 people in 2013 – death. Click here to read this month's "You Should Know" newsletter! Past newsletters here... … [Read more...]

How to Legally Get Cell Phone Records

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Today's Patriot Act Ruling Earlier today a federal appeals court ruled that the telephone metadata collection program, under which the National Security Agency gathers up millions of phone records each and every day, is illegal under the Patriot Act. Judge Gerard E. Lynch, writing for a three judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, said the program "exceeds the scope of what Congress … [Read more...]

Mitch Jackson Speaking at ROI2015!

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Mitch will be speaking later this month at the Radius of Influence Legal Marketing Conference (ROI2015) hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Denver. His presentation will be focused around helping lawyers use mobile technology to build better relationships and expand their sphere of influence. Attorneys from around the world will be attending this always popular conference established and designed to … [Read more...]

New Client Testimonial in Legal Malpractice Case

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"Upon first hearing of the Jackson and Wilson firm and reading through their accomplishments and awards, I met with Mitch Jackson for a client consultation. After meeting with Mitch in person it became immediately evident that I had found the person I needed to represent my cause in a very convoluted legal malpractice case. I also found myself wishing that Mitch had represented my original case, … [Read more...]

Big Mistake by Lawyers Results in Six Figure Malpractice Settlement

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Before Our Involvement Our client sought the help of a local law firm to protect his legal rights after being wrongfully harassed for years in the workplace. After being told he had a strong case, he hired the law firm with the mistaken belief his legal rights would be protected. During the litigation process the law firm made one mistake after another. It was even sanctioned $40,000 by the … [Read more...]

Faulty Products Put Patients at Risk

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Some Popular Medical Devices Escape FDA Scrutiny Hip Replacement Arthroplasty, the reconstruction or replacement of a joint, as shown here in this hip x-ray, is big business for aging baby boomers. Countless patients around the world depend on advanced medical devices to improve their quality of life. As the $110 billion medical device industry cranks out thousands of products every year, … [Read more...]

Orange County Lawyer Selected “Top One Percent”

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The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Senior Partner, Jon Mitchell Jackson, Recognized by the NADC! This organization has having dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. It’s mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Members are vetted by a research team, a … [Read more...]

Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Law

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Artificial Intelligence and Telepresence Robots In the past we've written articles about using Google Glass to pick a jury and how wearable mobile technology will some day help us be better lawyers. Technology is changing everything and when you add artificial intelligence ("AI") and telepresence robots into the mix, things really start getting interesting. For example, in the not too distant … [Read more...]

Our Thoughts About Your Constitutional Right to Jury Trial and the American Civil Justice System

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We're sure you’re familiar with the adage “Nobody likes an attorney until they need one.” It always provokes a few laughs and usually signals the invitation to tell a few more lawyer jokes. The trouble is that our right to trial by jury is under siege. There are forces that would like to see the civil justice system completely dismantled. If that happens then the little guy – like all of us – … [Read more...]

Know Your Employment Rights

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Discrimination, Harassment and the At-Will Employee Should a dental hygienist who was fired by her boss for being irresistibly attractive have a case for wrongful termination? What about an employee who reported illegal business practices and was fired just days later? Since most working Americans are considered “at-will” employees, we thought you should know your rights when an employer … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Car Repaired After an Accident (California)

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California Auto Body Repair Consumer Bill of Rights One of the most often asked questions we hear each week is "What's the best way to get my car repaired?" The following information answers this question and most related questions. We've also included phone numbers and website links. Always feel free to call if you have any additional questions or concerns. In California, a consumer is … [Read more...]

Property Damage Repair and Insurance Fraud (reported by CNN tonight)

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CNN Reports Insurance Companies are Defrauding Consumers Tonight on CNN it was reported that insurance companies are forcing automobile body repair facilities to use used and broken parts to fix your damaged vehicle. The reason is to save these insurance companies money. If auto body repair shops refuse to use substandard parts to repair your vehicle, their owners are reporting that these same … [Read more...]

Auto Safety Crisis Spurs Record Year of Recalls- Check to See If Your Car Is on the List

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A decade-long ignition-switch defect in millions of General Motors vehicles helped launch a record 2014 for automakers for all the wrong reasons. Auto companies issued more recalls involving older models than ever before, covering 60 million vehicles. That adds up to roughly 700 recall announcements in total – an average of two a day – affecting one in five vehicles currently on the road. This … [Read more...]

New Client Testimonial From Local Business Owner

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“Our family owned business was the victim of what we believed to be a frivolous lawsuit. Because we are fellow Rotarians and friends with Mitch and Lisa, we came to their firm, Jackson and Wilson, Inc., for help. Within a day or two of retaining Jackson and Wilson, Mr. Jackson called to advise us that he had found 17 other almost identical lawsuits filed against other local businesses by the … [Read more...]

Senior Partner Selected 2015 Southern California Super Lawyer

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Jon Mitchell "Mitch" Jackson named 2015 California Super Lawyer Super Lawyers is an independent rating service that rates lawyers in your community in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers Magazine features the list … [Read more...]