Is Your Personality to Blame for Lost Business?
What do you get when you cross a lawyer and a pig? Nothing, because there are some things a pig won’t do. If you […]Read more
Lawyer Tips: Do’s and Don’ts of Speaking to Reporters
Lawyers should always be ready to interact professionally with the media. You never know when a reporter will call to ask about a case. […]Read more
Should Lawyers Be Able to Sue Their Firm Anonymously?
In a $50 million sex discrimination lawsuit by a BigLaw partner against her firm, the judge is allowing the plaintiff to proceed as “Jane […]Read more
Lawyers Are ‘Chronically Under-Performing,’ Survey Finds
If you’re sitting at your desk waiting for the phone to ring, that’s usually not a good sign. It could be that you are […]Read more
Selling Without Really Selling: Easy Sales Tips for Lawyers
A new client arrived at my office on a motorcycle and parked next to mine. We talked about our rides, then went inside to […]Read more
Prenda Copyright Troll Disbarred, Faces Fraud and Money Laundering Charges
For John Steele, who now has been disbarred for his part in a copyright-trolling scheme, it could have been worse. He could be dead, […]Read more
Emergency Roadside Kit for Trial Lawyers
It may sound like a tool for ambulance chasers, but actually an emergency roadside kit for trial lawyers is a good idea. There’s nothing […]Read more
Should Jurors Be Removed for Crying?
After a police dog named Rocco was stabbed to death, jurors at the trial of his accused killer listened to a recording of the […]Read more
To Co-Counsel or Not to Co-Counsel … What’s the Question?
Deciding whether to engage co-counsel really is not a question in some cases. For example, if you are admitted to practice in one state […]Read more
Does Marijuana Insurance Policy Cover Wrongful Death?
If marijuana insurance were available anywhere, you would think it would be in Colorado. Colorado was one of the first states in the country […]Read more