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Law Firm Secretary Awarded $277K for Overtime

It’s not a good look when a firm practices employment law, but doesn’t pay overtime. For one Los Angeles law firm, it looked even […]

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  29 November 2017
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Colorado Lawyers Can Avoid Disciplinary Issues With Online Program

Lawyers can avoid disciplinary problems by completing a new online program launched in Colorado. Administered by the state’s Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, it […]

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  28 November 2017
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How to Avoid the Calls You Don’t Want Over the Holidays

For most lawyers, Thanksgiving is the beginning of the end … of the year, that is. And even for those lawyers that have to […]

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  27 November 2017
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Should Your Small Firm Look Like a Large One?

Running a small law practice can be overwhelming. In addition to being a (or the) revenue generator, you also have to be the boss […]

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  27 November 2017
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What to Do If Your Judge is Overly Festive During the Holidays

Judges are people. It might not always feel like it, but they are human beings that can get drunk on holiday spirit (or just […]

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  24 November 2017
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Why Oppose When They Can Amend?

“Judicial economy” is a hard-sell to some clients. They don’t really care about the judge’s workload or the time it takes to prepare, oppose, […]

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  22 November 2017
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5 Gritty Tips to Persuade Clients to Settle

Being a lawyer means seeking justice on behalf of clients. However, lawyers understand that justice, particularly in the civil sense, is about dollars and […]

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  22 November 2017
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Don’t Give Inmates Anything But Advice

Steven M. Cohen apparently was concerned about his client’s oral hygiene in jail, so he gave the man a toothbrush. That resulted in a […]

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  22 November 2017
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Against People-Pleasing: Why Lawyers Should Be Hardcore

Troubling the leaders of his day with questions, Socrates was the gadfly of Athens. So said Plato, his student and chronicler of his trial. […]

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  21 November 2017
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Are Elder Bankruptcy Cases a Growing Niche?

For elder law attorneys, an unfortunate trend seems to be on the upswing among the client base: individuals over the age of 65 filing […]

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  20 November 2017
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