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Underutilized Tool – Excel

As technology transforms the practice of law, it’s vital for paralegals and litigation support professionals to continue to develop new skills. Excel is an underutilized tool for managing litigation. Excel increases productivity & efficiency in a law firm.
Recently, Tim Thames led an Excel training course….

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Jury Practice in Post-Truth America

An article by Dick Harpootlian and Chris Kenney has been published in a special Presidential Inauguration Issue of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review. The article, “Jury Practice in Post-Truth America: A Cautionary Note” (4 Emory Corp….

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Methadone clinic sued over crash that killed four.

A September 10, 2016 article by The State Newspaper reports on a federal lawsuit against a West Columbia clinic that dispensed methadone to a patient whose vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle, killing 16-year old Stephen Cooper Gunnells,…

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Whistleblower lawsuit against hospital settled for $17 million

A July 23, 2016 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reports a federal whistleblower lawsuit against Lexington Medical Center (LMC) has been settled for $17 million.
The case, brought by former LMC neurologist David Hammett, alleged the hospital illegally compensated employee physicians like Dr….

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The State profiles Kate Harpootlian

Shaping Sound at the Koger Center
Kate Harpootlian, Season 12 contestant on So You Think You Can Dance, returns to her native Columbia next week with Emmy-winning choreographer and SYTUCD alum Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound dance company for a performance at the Koger Center….

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Kate Harpootlian & Shaping Sound

Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A., is excited to see Dick’s daughter, Kate Harpootlian, perform with Shaping Sound at The Koger Center on February 3! Kate was a contestant on Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance and has joined Shaping Sound,…

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Harpootlian Discusses Mass Shooting

A December 11, 2015 article by Tim Smith of the Greenville News quotes Dick Harpootlian and other criminal justice and law enforcement sources in response to the paper’s report that South Carolina has seen 11 mass shootings in 2015. …

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