Etymology of Great Legal Words: Quash!
While the language of lawyering is often inaccessible, anachronistic, and borderline gobbledygook, some legal words stand out for being fun to say, and even […]Read more
When Paying Clients Want to Litigate Despite Bad Value
When you have a client throwing good money after bad, the only blood they’ll be able to squeeze out of that turnip is yours. […]Read more
Should Your Firm Create a Legal Tech Summer Associates Program?
BigLaw generally leads the way in adapting legal tech, but any law firm can teach aspiring lawyers a thing or two about it. Consider […]Read more
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