Pros and Cons of Being a Family Lawyer
What are the pros and cons of being a family lawyer? First, you will really get to know your relatives. That’s because they will […]Read more
3 Signs It’s Time to Retire From Your Law Practice
It might be time to retire if: Your aged parents look younger than you do, you don’t recognize that old person in the mirror, […]Read more
Do Lawyers Really Want Work/Life Balance?
Making time for family, traveling the world on vacation, disconnecting from the office, and keeping up your health and exercise — these are all […]Read more
Whatever Happened to Juries?
Remember jury trials, one of the hallmarks of the American justice system? You sure don’t seem to see many of them around anymore. In […]Read more
Cookie-Cutter Law Practice: Recipe for Success or Excess?
If a cookie-cutter law practice sounds tempting to you, maybe you should consider another line of work — like baking. “Cookie cutter” lawyering is […]Read more
Spaces Are the New Frontier in the Lawyer Writing Wars
Lawyers love to get worked up about obscure grammar and style rules, almost as much as they like to get in a huff over […]Read more
Faxes Are Still Used, and Still the Cause for Lawsuits
Remember fax machines? If you’re like many of us, you probably haven’t touched one in years. After all, didn’t faxes disappear into the technological […]Read more
Jacoby & Myers Loses Appeal to Associate Nonlawyer Investors
How many lawyers does it take to own a law firm? One — the rest are banks, landlords, and service providers who own everything […]Read more
Dealing With Difficult Opposing Counsel
The toughest lawyer I ever met had the credentials to prove it. In college, he was a Golden Gloves boxing champ. He got knocked […]Read more
Spring Cleaning for Lawyers
In the spring, a young man’s fancy might turn to thoughts of love, if you believe Tennyson, but for the rest of us, well, […]Read more