How to Respond When a Judge Comments on Your Appearance
For many attorneys, there is very little concern that a judge will comment on your attire, hair, or overall style. However, it does happen, […]Read more
Contempt Is ‘Well Deserved,’ ACLU Says of Kansas Official
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach “can’t be trusted” and deserves to be punished. That’s what the American Civil Liberties Union said, not holding […]Read more
How to Make Solo Business Travel Fun and Productive
When it comes to making business travel more fun, who better to ask than a pilot? After all, pilots have their privileges. They may […]Read more
Can Law Firms Sell Products And Commoditized Services?
If a law firm creates an actual physical product, like an easy to use legal guide for non-lawyers, can the law firm sell that […]Read more
More Than 50,000 Reasons Not to Take Fees on the Side
Carllene Placide had a good gig, but that deal expired. She was a partner at Dorsey & Whitney, a big law firm, pulling down […]Read more
If You Make a Material Error, You Must Tell Current Clients
First, the bad news: you have to inform current clients when you make material errors. The good news is, you don’t have to tell […]Read more
When Must You Absolutely File an Appeal?
While any attorney that’s really thought out their fee agreement knows, filing an appeal costs extra and requires a new agreement. However, sometimes after […]Read more
Is It a Good Idea to Record Client Communications?
Wouldn’t it just be weird if Michael Cohen’s recordings become President Trump’s undoing? Cosmicly weird because tape recordings are what brought down President Nixon. […]Read more
Do Jurors Care About Your Attire?
Jury trials can often feel like you’re right back in high school trying to win a popularity contest based on proving your nemesis wrong […]Read more
Coerce Clients Into Sex, Get 80 Years in Prison
If a juror passes out during a graphic video in your case, it’s probably a bad sign. At least, Mark Benavides should have known […]Read more