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Spouse Cheated? There’s an $8.8M Cause of Action for That

Alienation of affection is a holdover from another era, before chivalry and duels died. How old is it? Like Alexander Hamilton v. Aaron Burr […]

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  9 August 2018
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Don’t Let Them See You Cry in Court

During emotional testimony, witnesses sometimes cry in court. It’s part of the courtroom drama. But it’s unusual to see a lawyer cry — at […]

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  8 August 2018
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Why Sometimes Lawyers Should Work Alone

It wasn’t necessarily a compliment if somebody once said: “You should become a lawyer.” That’s because being good at argumentation is not the same […]

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  8 August 2018
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Ethical Dilemma: Taking a ‘Good’ Case for a ‘Bad’ Cause

What do you do when a potential client comes in with a winner of a case that runs contrary to your personal beliefs? Read […]

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  7 August 2018
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Is It Time to Open a Pot Practice in the Big Apple?

A pot practice used to be for small firms and solo practitioners, not big city lawyers. But that is changing as legalized marijuana use […]

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  7 August 2018
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What to Do When the Judge Says ‘You Can’t Do That!’

Some lawyers just don’t get it. When a judge says “no,” it’s not an invitation to argue. It’s more like an invitation to sit […]

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  6 August 2018
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3 Tips to Keep Busy During the Summer Lull

For many lawyers across the country, there are two significant lulls throughout the year: the holiday lull from Thanksgiving to New Years, and the […]

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  6 August 2018
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5 Worst Body Language Signals in Court

When you’re in court, maintaining a professional demeanor is sometimes easier said than done. When emotions run high, or opponents act stupid, or witnesses […]

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  3 August 2018
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Can You Make More Money as a Hermit Lawyer?

How can you build a practice if you are a hermit? We’re not talking full-bearded or Hobbit-like hermit. But let’s talk about attorneys who […]

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  2 August 2018
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Is Your Solo Practice a Dead-End Job?

With the number of new, and experienced, lawyers that strike out solely, the optimism it takes to get a practice going often overshadows the […]

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  2 August 2018
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