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When it comes to ADA compliance, businesses are often a little bit confused about what to do.

It can be difficult enough deciphering whether some new or modern design element in a brick and mortar establishment will meet ADA accessibility requirements, but businesses must also figure out what that means digitally as companies are facing an increasing number of lawsuits over ADA website accessibility.

Gender bias is a real problem. So much so that even boilerplate legal docs can be implicitly gender biased.

And if you think that implicit bias isn't a problem, then you haven't been paying attention. In the venture capital world even, they started making changes to particular contract term language to eliminate implicit gender bias. So if they're doing it there, you might want to consider doing it for your own company.

3 Critical Skills Required for Strategic Thinking

According to some 10,000 senior executives, strategic thinking is the most important skill required of business leaders.

The Harvard Business Review conducted the survey, which showed "the most critical leadership behavior" is being strategic. Without it, the future of business is at stake.

When everybody is saying the same thing, there must be something to it. Here are three ways to break it down into a skill set.

With the burgeoning cannabis businesses sprouting up across the country, more and more lawyers will be considering taking on general counsel duties for marijuana businesses.

Some lawyers might even find themselves looking at job offers in the cannabis industry as the amount of regulatory and compliance work isn't paltry. For those lucky lawyers considering the move in house in the cannabis business, below you can find a few pros and cons to consider.

Does Your Company Influence Media or Just Fake News?

Basketball fans love Steph Curry for his incredible shooting, but he shot an epic air ball when he said he didn't think man landed on the moon.

It was unbelievable that he didn't believe in mankind's giant leap almost 50 years ago. But that was part of the problem; Curry is only 30 years old.

It's also an example of how people -- and companies -- can be media influencers or just part of fake news. Believe it.

When it comes to general counsel in these modern times, where, for example, paw-ternity leave is actual a thing, the expectations are changing.

For one, the legal industry has changed quite a bit over the last decade (or two) as the internet and email have become part of daily life for nearly everyone. And alongside those amazing time saving innovations, legal technology has flourished too. As such, for General Counsel in the modern era, there are two trends that might be worth embracing.

You know how people are always saying -- it's who you know? Well, that might be more true than people like to actually admit.

According to a recent Harvard Business Review piece, one of the most critical components for achieving success in your career involves surrounding yourself with the right people. Surprisingly, it's not all about knowing people who can actually give you a hand up, but rather, it's more about knowing people who are going to challenge, inspire, and help lift you up.

When it comes to unplugging, most people think off-the-grid vacationing in the mountains, or on some remote beach. After all, unplugging from work on vacation is really important.

But, unplugging while at work can be good for business in a lot of different scenarios that don't involve getting lost in the woods with your co-workers when you only have enough provisions for the next two hours. Some companies value the benefit from employees taking time off so much that taking vacation is mandatory, but not many companies encourage unplugging while on company time.

However, below, you can read about a few of the times when you should unplug while trying to get work done.

If you have any say over how your company's arbitration agreements read with employees, clients, or anyone for that matter, you should take a look at the recent Eleventh Circuit decision in the JPay v. Kobel matter.

The court there ruled that arbitration agreements that did not specifically include or exclude class claims could fall under an arbitrator's purview to decide whether the claims should be arbitrated or litigated in court. Basically, it all depends on whether the clause calls for the application of particular arbitration rules, such as JAMS or AAA.

Often, when lawyers are considering moving in house, their searches are narrowly tailored to private corporations. However, there is a surprising amount of work available in the nonprofit sector for in house attorneys.

Generally, when lawyers think about nonprofit lawyer jobs, we think staff attorney positions that focus on serving underserved communities. But, like corporations, as nonprofit organizations grow, the need for in house attorneys and general counsel grows. Also, people often seem to forget that some hospitals, many schools, and nearly all foundations and charitable organizations, from massive to miniature, have compliance and other legal duties.

Below, you can read about three reasons why in house job seekers should consider focusing on nonprofit employers.