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Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"


David L. Colvin accepting a plaque for service as the President of the Jefferson Bar Association.

Above: CONGRATULATIONS to Attorney David L. Colvin, Awarded 2019 AV Preeminent Rating!
Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards - Reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
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Winter 2019
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Know your voting rights; keep your registration updated
• Cable TV versus streaming services: Which is the best deal for you?
• One-ring phone scams can cost you
• Healthy heart habits also benefit your brain
• Walking for exercise offers many benefits

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Fall 2019
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Special Consumer Product Safety Act provision hides dangerous products
• Don't rely on these myths about airline prices
• Stay calm during the holidays
• Affordable options to payday loans
• Tips to reduce sodium in your diet

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Summer 2019
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Education, skills, effort needed to become a lawyer
• Watch for signs of concussion in children
• Don't let a rental scam spoil your vacation
• What affects your credit score, and what doesn't
• Tips for college students when opening a bank account

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Spring 2019
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Private actions in the courts promote safety and responsibility
• Dangers of tanning beds
• Protect yourself from cell-phone account fraud
• What to know before you have cataract surgery
• Get the most from your credit card benefits

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Winter 2018
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• When children are the victims of medical errors
• Stay healthy during the holidays
• Stay warm and safe this winter
• The hidden cost of 'free trial‘ offers
• Is there something ‘phishy' about that email?

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Fall 2018
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Legal billing: When do attorneys use contingency fees?
• Keeping your mind sharp throughout your life
• Is falling furniture a risk in your home?
• How to spot a gambling problem
• Stop unwanted phone calls

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Summer 2018
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• When a computer decides your damages
• Plan ahead to ensure a successful summer road trip
• Lifestyle changes can help prevent a stroke
• Signs of stroke: F-A-S-T
• Is your smartphone draining your brain?

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Spring 2018
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Recovering insurance you're due after a disaster
• Tips on what you can do to lower your car insurance rates
• Is a reverse mortgage a sound financial choice?
• Fainting or dizziness not always cause for alarm
• Don't be scammed by ‘going out of business' sales
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Winter 2017
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Confidentiality and attorney-client privilege
• Beware of skimmers at the pump
• How to buy shoes that are good to your feet
• Coping with care-giving
• Lifestyle changes — how to make them stick
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Fall 2017
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• How the United States selects federal judges
• When reading the news, consider the source
• A guide to hybrid cars
• Study habits help reduce student stress
• Good choices for heart-healthy eating
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May 2017

LOUISIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
• Congratulations to Attorney David L. Colvin to serve on the House of Delegates of the Louisiana State Bar Association for the 2017-2019 term.
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Summer 2017
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Lawyers give back through pro bono legal services
• Money-making schemes target seniors and veterans
• Choosing the right generator for your home
• Should you buy travel insurance?
• Depression affects millions of people, but is treatable
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Spring 2017
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• When your mobile phone is used to stalk you
• Be aware of hidden sources of caffeine
• Is someone using your Social Security number?
• Getting a good night's sleep as we age
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January 26, 2017
Colvin Law Firm to Volunteer for the Month of February!

The Colvin Law Firm will be volunteering at the 24th JDC Domestic Self Help Resource Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to noon throughout the month of February. They will assist visitors with the completion of forms approved by the 24th JDC. Forms include a petition to divorce with children and without children. There are also forms relating to custody matters, such as modification of previous orders.

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Jefferson Bar President for 2017
David L. Colvin, President Elect

The object and purpose of the Jefferson Bar Association is to assist and serve its members in the practice of law, promote the administration of justice, uphold the honor of the courts and the legal profession, promote the professional competency of attorneys through continuing legal education, increase public understanding of and respect for the law and encourage collegiality among its members.
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Fall 2016
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Can police search your cell phone?
• Internet and school work: Finding the right balance
• Learn to become a smart buyer of vehicle repair services
• How do you protect yourself from unneeded repairs?
• Too much s tress can damage your health
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Summer 2016
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Facial recognition: Who's watching you?
• Heat-related health issues can be a serious summer concern
• Safety precautions help protect children in or near the water
• America elects a new president this fall
• New identity theft protection and recovery program
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Spring 2016
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Forced Arbitration
• Daily aspirin therapy: Is it right for you?
• Chip technology in your credit card
• Are you and your 401(k) ready for retirement?
• What to look for when evaluating a 401(k) plan
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09/03/15
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Federal study says workers' compensation system is broken
• Take prompt action if your vehicle is recalled
• Missing wallet or purse can be costly
• Problems with mortgage companies top list of consumer complaints
• Free ‘Home Loan Toolkit' also available from CFPB
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06/08/15
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Big rig accidents cause thousands of deaths every year
• IRS imposter scams increase across the nation
• Tips to help avoid becoming a victim of a tax scam
• How private is the data on your cell phone and computer?
• How many drinks does it take to register .08 BAC?
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05/08/15
5 years ago, this island was the size of 4 football fields - now a devastating disaster has completely washed it away.

In 2010, Cat Island was a pristine nesting spot for pelicans and other birds native to the coastal shores of Louisiana. Today, the only way you'd know the island ever existed is by tracking the pelicans and other birds who return to the same spot each year to breed. read full article

09/03/15
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Federal study says workers' compensation system is broken
• Take prompt action if your vehicle is recalled
• Missing wallet or purse can be costly
• Problems with mortgage companies top list of consumer complaints
• Free ‘Home Loan Toolkit' also available from CFPB
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12/04/14
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Can you get a fair settlement for wreck injuries without a lawyer?
• Nation's top 10 consumer complaints.
• How to resolve a problem with a product or service.
• Keeping old prescription drugs can be risky.
• Are you a victim of ‘mobile cramming'?
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09/20/14
Colvin Law Firm Newsletter: "You and the Law"

• Federal courts play key role in American society.
• Medical errors could be more common than you think.
• How well do you know common legal terms?
• Following rules helps keep kids safe on school bus.
• Should you have a medical power of attorney?
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