3 Tips to Not Be a Sweaty Puddle in Court During the Summertime
It’s hot, and no, you cannot wear shorts-suits a la AC/DC, nor LeBron James, to court. However, there are a few other things you […]Read more
Why Are Toddlers Going to Court Unrepresented?
Children are arrested all the time, many going to court with appointed lawyers for all those crimes that kids commit. Immigrant children — those […]Read more
Another Reason Not Buy Drugs From Clients
There are at least three good reasons not to buy drugs from a client. One, it creates an insurmountable conflict of interest in if […]Read more
3 Tips to Help You Squeeze in a Summer Vacation as a Busy Lawyer
Are you dying for a vacation? Is summer calling while you’re stuck inside drafting pleading after pleading, or mired in pretrial prep? Did you […]Read more
#Basta Branding: Can You Go Too Far?
When trying to make a social media name for yourself, attorneys should be concerned about going too far. There can certainly be unintentional consequences […]Read more
Etymology of Great Legal Words: Hearsay
For the number of times we lawyers have written, copied and pasted, and calmly exclaimed the word hearsay, most lawyers probably haven’t stopped to […]Read more
Can I Bring My Dog to Court?
While dogs may be making more and more appearances in courthouses across the country, few litigators will be so bold as to try to […]Read more
Should Jurors Be Told When Defendants Advertise in Their Town?
TiVo, a champion steer in the local county fair, had no idea what was going on. He had been purchased for $10,000, then was […]Read more
FDA Approves CBD Marijuana Drug; Will Reclassification Follow?
In national news this week, London-based GW Pharmaceuticals has just secured the nation’s first ever FDA approval of a marijuana-based prescription medication. While a […]Read more
Murder and Other Reasons ‘Family Law’ Is a Euphemism
Antonio Mari was shot and killed by a client’s estranged spouse. Sara Quirt Sann was shot and killed by a client’s estranged spouse. Two […]Read more