Should You Ghostwrite for a Pro Se Litigant?
For a growing number of legal practitioners and courts, the answer to the title question is a resounding yes. What matters most is how […]Read more
Law Firms Fight Over Clawback Fees, With a Poetic Twist
Lawyer v. Lawyer. Nothing makes for more interesting and relevant case-reading for attorneys. It should have been a required subject in law school. In […]Read more
How to Handle a Discovery Request Targeting A.I.
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is doing more now than it has ever done before, and many businesses and individuals now rely on […]Read more
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