Tips for Starting a Law Firm With Friends
It’s not exactly the American Dream, but starting a law firm with friends could be close to it. It’s almost like a family business, […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Appeal
For the most part, everyone, including non-lawyers, know what an appeal is, and what it means to appeal. The term isn’t exclusively a legal […]Read more
Know When to Stop Promoting Your Firm
Stormy Daniels’ lawyer has been riding the publicity from her case all over the place. Attorney Michael Avenatti has raised his public profile on […]Read more
When Clients Want to Abuse Discovery, What Do You Do?
For some lawyers, when clients push to cross the line, it can be difficult to push back. However, when push comes to shove, a […]Read more
How Federal Prosecutors Get You With the Tiniest Evidence
Note to self: federal prosecutors are really good at turning local crimes into federal ones. Take the case of a former Chicago police officer […]Read more
Clients May Hire You If You Act Like Them
You know how people have dogs that look like them? If not, go to a Wag Dog Festival and see people competing for “Best […]Read more
How Not to Collect Your Attorney’s Fees
In the law business, there are ways to collect attorney’s fees and ways not to collect them. In hourly cases, collecting fees in advance […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Certiorari, aka Cert.
When it comes to great legal words, few are as baffling as certiorari. Though most lawyers know that it’s something that SCOTUS can grant, […]Read more
What Is a Lawyer in the Modern World?
Being a lawyer is not what it used to be. A generation ago, lawyers typically researched the law in a library and met clients […]Read more
3 Tips to Avoid Legal Marketing Mishaps
Marketing your law practice is important. There are many ways to do so, and just as many ways not to. Attorneys frequently struggle with […]Read more