How to Tell Clients They’re Being Stupid
It may come as no surprise that most Americans are ignorant about the law. According to the University of Pennsylvania, most Americans don’t have […]Read more
Women Can Lead Trials With High Emotional Intelligence
People still talk about the legacy of Ellen Pao’s high-profile sex discrimination case in the Silicon Valley — even though she lost several years […]Read more
Handling Parenting Challenges as a Full-Time Lawyer
Gennady G. Golovkin, who is a better boxer than $300-million-per-fight Floyd Mayweather, was facing the biggest challenge of his perfect-record career. “GGG” was preparing […]Read more
Pros and Cons of Being a Civil Rights Plaintiffs’ Lawyer
So long as you’re doing plaintiff work, being a civil rights attorney is about the most noble calling a private attorney can answer. But […]Read more
How to Get Interesting Cases With Online Marketing
Often times, when high profile or legally fascinating cases get some media attention, the lawyers not handling those cases will be left wondering: how […]Read more
How to Ambush by Deposition
‘Ambush by deposition’ is not as bad as it sounds. It means “to catch a witness by surprise,” which is the Perry Mason paradigm. […]Read more
How to Perform Well Under Pressure
Diamonds are made under pressure. It’s a naturally occurring process deep in the Earth. Companies do make fakes — “cultured diamonds” — but nature’s […]Read more
Can Remote Translation Attract Non-English Speaking Clients?
Can you speak a language other than English? Can you do so well enough to attract speakers of that language as potential clients? If […]Read more
Is It Fair Game to Use Your Smartphone Against Opposing Counsel?
Basically, it was a high tech way of spying. According to reports, the Red Sox baseball team was stealing hand signs by watching video […]Read more
Will You Get Sanctioned Over a Novel Litigation Theory?
Sometimes the law just doesn’t fit a case the way that it should. And when those cases have compelling facts, it can often be […]Read more