How to Be a Happy Lawyer
Often the requirements of the job simply make attorneys miserable. Three extra years of schooling and passing an exam were supposed to make life […]Read more
Why Are Women Lawyers Thriving in Health Care Law?
If a “perfect storm” means a confluence of conditions ending in disaster, what would be the opposite? The darkness before light? A cloud with […]Read more
Should You Fight Mandatory Arbitration?
No one likes to be backed into a corner, including mandatory arbitration. It’s one thing to agree to arbitrate, but quite another to be […]Read more
3 Easy Tips to Turn Old Pleadings Into Forms
Over time, attorneys tend to specialize and focus their legal practices rather narrowly. As such, attorneys often litigate the same issues, and file the […]Read more
How to Defend Against a Delusional Litigant
When a lunatic goes off in a mindless rant, sometimes it’s best to just walk away. That also applies to crazy litigants — and […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Objection!
Few legal words are quoted as often as, nor as loudly as, the term “objection.” It is easily the best legal term to physically […]Read more
Can No-Fee Retainers Be Marketed as Free Legal Services?
One metro-Detroit lawyer is learning a hard lesson on how not to make clients angry: Don’t use the word “free” unless you really mean […]Read more
When to Make a Bad Argument
Is there ever a time when a lawyer should make a bad argument? Sure, when there is no good argument to make. Seriously, it […]Read more
Practice Tip of the Week: Don’t Be an Island
There is very little doubt that to be a lawyer, an individual must be smart and capable. But just because an attorney is both, […]Read more
3 Tips to Monetize Your Legal Passion
Even if the internet seems like it has all the answers, don’t pray to it. Reality check: the internet is a soulless amalgam of […]Read more