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By Prof. Nancy Rapoport

Dear Readers:

Once again the Academy has forwarded a topic to me:  The Law Booth: Law Store In Florida Mall Peddles Discount Foreclosure, Divorce Advice To Shoppers.  The story reports that a Florida law firm has set up shop in one of the Simon Properties malls.[1]

Here’s what I like:  the location is client-friendly, with appointment times that . . .

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