Tax Lawyers, Should You Get a CPA License?
The ‘Accidental Tax Lawyer’ is not the name of a movie. It’s a title from a blog post about a lawyer thinking about going […]Read more
Pros and Cons of Being a Trial Lawyer
Pointing out the pros and cons of being a trial lawyer is like pointing out the best and worst flavors at Baskin Robbins. There […]Read more
Teaching a Class to Grow Your Business
‘All I Really Need to Know I Learned Teaching a Law Class.’ That’s the title of a new book about the benefits of teaching […]Read more
The Real Cost of Lateral Hires for Law Firms
Not every lateral hire will turn out to be a Jeffrey Wertkin. Akin Gump hired Wertkin away from the U.S. Justice Department because of […]Read more
ABA Starts Legal Network to Aid Homeless Youth
According to reports, there are more children living on the streets of America than there are prisoners living in its prisons. Yet those 2.5 […]Read more
Court Deals With Hidden Biases in Jurors
It’s one thing to release a juror who has an admitted bias, but what to do about a juror with a subconscious bias? We’re […]Read more
The Rutter Group’s Guide for Federal Civil Procedure: Updated and Still the Best
Experienced litigators know that federal civil lawsuits are all about procedure. Taking the wrong tack before trial can sink your ship before it even […]Read more
Stealing the Courtroom Show: Should You Sign Up for Theater Classes?
Melvin Belli, the legendary ‘King of Torts’ and sometimes Hollywood actor, was known for his courtroom theatrics. Belli appeared in television and movies during […]Read more
Should You Sue ‘Judgment Proof’ Defendants?
As with so many legal questions, the answer to whether to sue a judgment proof defendant is this: it depends. That’s because, in part, […]Read more
Expand Your Immigration Practice, Learn Deportation Defense
One man’s crisis is another man’s opportunity. It’s a harsh saying, but better than “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” when it comes […]Read more