More Than 50,000 Reasons Not to Take Fees on the Side
Carllene Placide had a good gig, but that deal expired. She was a partner at Dorsey & Whitney, a big law firm, pulling down […]Read more
If You Make a Material Error, You Must Tell Current Clients
First, the bad news: you have to inform current clients when you make material errors. The good news is, you don’t have to tell […]Read more
When Must You Absolutely File an Appeal?
While any attorney that’s really thought out their fee agreement knows, filing an appeal costs extra and requires a new agreement. However, sometimes after […]Read more
Is It a Good Idea to Record Client Communications?
Wouldn’t it just be weird if Michael Cohen’s recordings become President Trump’s undoing? Cosmicly weird because tape recordings are what brought down President Nixon. […]Read more
Do Jurors Care About Your Attire?
Jury trials can often feel like you’re right back in high school trying to win a popularity contest based on proving your nemesis wrong […]Read more
Coerce Clients Into Sex, Get 80 Years in Prison
If a juror passes out during a graphic video in your case, it’s probably a bad sign. At least, Mark Benavides should have known […]Read more
Should Lawyers Ever Use Memes in Online Marketing?
If you’re in charge of your firm’s marketing, and that includes social media marketing, as it should, you’ve probably seen quite a few memes. […]Read more
Signs You Aren’t Paying Your Paralegals Enough
Jeff Foxworthy may know nothing about paralegal pay, but he knows more than a fifth grader. He also knows signs that you might be […]Read more
Lawyers: Need to Focus? Put That Smartphone Away
With all that power to compute and show you delightful cat pictures and videos, you may not want to believe it, but your smartphone […]Read more
Is the Older Generation Holding the Legal Professional Back?
Caroyln Elefant, the popular attorney-blogger, says it is time for old-school lawyers to step aside. Suggesting the legal profession take a cue from the […]Read more