How to Defend Against a Delusional Litigant
When a lunatic goes off in a mindless rant, sometimes it’s best to just walk away. That also applies to crazy litigants — and […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Objection!
Few legal words are quoted as often as, nor as loudly as, the term “objection.” It is easily the best legal term to physically […]Read more
Can No-Fee Retainers Be Marketed as Free Legal Services?
One metro-Detroit lawyer is learning a hard lesson on how not to make clients angry: Don’t use the word “free” unless you really mean […]Read more
When to Make a Bad Argument
Is there ever a time when a lawyer should make a bad argument? Sure, when there is no good argument to make. Seriously, it […]Read more
Practice Tip of the Week: Don’t Be an Island
There is very little doubt that to be a lawyer, an individual must be smart and capable. But just because an attorney is both, […]Read more
3 Tips to Monetize Your Legal Passion
Even if the internet seems like it has all the answers, don’t pray to it. Reality check: the internet is a soulless amalgam of […]Read more
Beware the ‘Extreme Judicial Activism’ Argument
Attorney Omar Rosales made a really bad argument on appeal. Already facing nearly $176,000 in sanctions for making false statements about opposing counsel, he […]Read more
Practice Tip of the Week: Innovate!
As more and more tools continue to be developed to help businesses service clients, lawyers may want to take a step back and take […]Read more
Tips to Avoid Time Drains on Your Billable Hours
Ever see that object lesson with the jar getting filled with rocks and sand? If you put the sand in first, you might not […]Read more
How to Build a Case From a Viral Video of Police Misconduct
When a video goes viral, it’s usually because the video depicts something so shocking, or funny, or amazing, that anyone who views it is […]Read more