What to Do When a Witness Is Blowing a Deposition
It happens to every attorney who has appeared for a deposition. It’s that moment when it goes south, when the witness says something so […]Read more
What to Do When You’re Kicked Off a Case
It’s embarrassing to get fired, and even more so when it’s executed in public. Then there’s the ultimate dismal dismissal, when a judge kicks […]Read more
Can a Lawyer Write a Book About a Client?
Sometimes a client’s story will be so interesting you’ll think to yourself that it would make a great book or movie. However, before you […]Read more
Initial Demands: Do You Set a Realistic Dollar Amount?
Setting an amount for an initial demand can often be a rather nerve-wracking exercise in futility. You know the other side isn’t going to […]Read more
Constructing a Flexible Fixed-Fee Project
Law firms are looking everywhere for alternative fee agreements that work. Flat fee, hybrid fee, premium fee, break-up fee, budgeted fee; the list goes […]Read more
Halloween Costumes in Court: Bad Idea or Malpractice?
While you may think that some lawyers dress oddly enough to look like they’re actually in costume, when push comes to shove, it’s probably […]Read more
Essential Project Management Skills for Small Firms
In professional football, 53 players can make the team. Because only 11 can play on the field at a time, they typically divide up […]Read more
5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Pro Bono Work
For the ABA’s Pro Bono Week, you might be trying to avoid the lawyers in your office that seem all too excited to put […]Read more
Should Your Firm Get a Spanish-Speaking Receptionist?
Por supuesto! Of course, your firm should have a Spanish-speaker. More than 50 million Americans and potential clients speak Spanish. And it’s no wonder, […]Read more
How to Pro Bono Without Losing Money
This week is the ABA’s Pro Bono Week. Basically, the week is touted as a time to celebrate those who do pro bono work, […]Read more