Sending Thank-You Checks to Expert Witnesses Gets Attorney in Trouble
Mark Lanier, a high-profile Houston lawyer, didn’t complain too much when an appeals court reversed his $151 million win. But he didn’t like that […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Moot
While every lawyer may know what it means if a case or issue is given the old moot boot, consulting a dictionary could lead […]Read more
How to Recognize the Dunning-Kruger Effect in Your Law Practice
Somewhere in the law school experience, students are taught to fake it until they make it. It often carries over into law practice when […]Read more
Should Clients Brag on Social After Winning Big Money?
While your client might want to go a little crazy when you get them a good cash settlement or judgment, it might not be […]Read more
Lawyer Gets Creative With Settlement in NFL Cheerleaders Case
Sara Blackwell is a lawyer who truly knows the value of a case. She has offered to settle her case against the National Football […]Read more
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