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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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, […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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. […]Read more
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 […]Read more