Why You Should Never Rely on Wikipedia for Legal Research
We’ve all been there before. Caught, like a deer in headlights, with absolutely no knowledge whatsoever about a particular legal concept. So rather than […]Read more
Should Your Firm Be Suing Opioid Drug Makers?
Being a lawyer can sometimes be really rewarding. Not only can you help people in their time of need, but you get to make […]Read more
Tips to Make Your Law Firm Stand Out
Marvin Mitchelson, the famed Hollywood divorce lawyer, had an office that stood out. From his office-length window across from the Los Angeles Country Club, […]Read more
Parrot Evidence Rule, Like Parol Evidence Rule, but for Crime
Not many lawyers ever actually get to grapple with the great legal conundrum of the Parrot Evidence Rule. Surprisingly, it’s somewhat similar to the […]Read more
When Whistleblowing Breaks the Law, Are Your Clients Protected?
Whistleblower cases can present legally fascinating constitutional law actions involving a few different First Amendment issues. When a whistleblower discloses information to the public, […]Read more
BigLaw Gets Another Boutique Law Firm
Closing in on almost 4,000 lawyers, DLA Piper picks up law firms like a tire tread picks up rocks — it’s rolling. Continuing its […]Read more
3 Transgender Policies to Help Attract Top Talent for Your Firm
Lawyers, take a moment to be proud of your profession. For the past several years, law firms have ranked highest on the Human Rights […]Read more
Tips on Productivity: Go Slow and Steady
Many years ago, I drove a 1969 Volkswagen almost 1,000 miles up and down the California coast to attend a deposition. It was a […]Read more
Pleading for the Public: How Readable Is Your Writing?
When drafting a pleading, most practitioners focus on proving their case to a judge, and never give a second thought about the general public […]Read more
When Pleading Do You Write plaintiff, Plaintiff, or PLAINTIFF?
Your legal writing style, believe it or not, matters. Judges, and their clerks, appreciate clear writing devoid of unnecessary terms and phrases. However, when […]Read more