Should You Correct a Boss, Lead Attorney, or Co-Counsel, in the Courtroom?
A dilemma that no junior associate hopes to encounter is seeing their boss make a mistake in the courtroom. However, whether or not it’s […]Read more
When Do ‘Summer Hours’ End?
For many lawyers, ‘summer hours’ are nothing more than wishful thinking, or simply a frustrating way for the firm to cut costs. The very […]Read more
Falsifying Billable Hours: Never Worth It
Is it a victimless crime for a lawyer to overstate a legal bill but never send the bill to the client? Probably not, but […]Read more
Open Office Floor Plans for Law Offices: Yay or Nay?
More and more law firms are adopting the holy grail of office floor plans, the open concept office. These floor plans eschew private working […]Read more
Legal Support Staff Is on the Move
Remember calling tech support, and the help was speaking to you from another country? Well, get used to it for law office help, too. […]Read more
When Do Law Firm Mergers Mean Layoffs?
While it’s hard to predict the weather, it’s a good bet the sun will come up tomorrow for most people. If you are in […]Read more
How to Deal With Crazy Law Partners
When explosive attorney Marc Kasowitz sent profanity-laden messages to a public relations professional, the law firm had to duck and cover. Ronald Rossi, a […]Read more
7 Tips on How to Proofread Pleadings
Proofreading is important. Whether you’re trying to catch problems with your argument or just fix an incorrect subject verb agreement, if you don’t proofread, […]Read more
Should Your Law Firm Have a More Creative Office Space?
Should you have a more creative office space? Well, duh, because the ’90s want their furniture back. Unless you’ve got more retro-shtick than the […]Read more
What Ever Happened to All That ‘Mindfulness’ Stuff?
A couple years back, a lawyer couldn’t throw a handful of rocks at a computer screen without hitting some article on the subject of […]Read more