When Clients Are Defiant, What Can You Do?
While you may be able to let loose the likes of Terrible Terry Tate when your associates or staff members are defiant, when clients […]Read more
New Law: All Third-Party Litigation Funding Must Be Disclosed in Wisconsin
Constraints on litigation funding just got real in Wisconsin, and will make the legal business a little trickier everywhere else. Wisconsin now requires attorneys […]Read more
FBI Seizes Trump-Cohen Attorney-Client Privileged Docs
Given the controversy surrounding President Trump, the Mueller probe, Stormy Daniels, an unsigned settlement agreement, $130,000, and Michael Cohen, the recent FBI raid on […]Read more
What Do You Do When Courthouse Supporters Misbehave?
Picture this: You’re walking up to the courthouse for day one of a highly publicized case, and as you get close, you see protesters […]Read more
#MeToo and Another BigLaw Partner Goes Out the Door
It’s not so surprising that sexual harassment is a problem at many law firms, especially where the old boys’ clubs exist. With the #MeToo […]Read more
What Can Law Firms Do to Help Lonely Lawyers?
An energized, self-motivated workforce is a dream for any business. Happy employees are more productive employees, and if law firms want their attorneys to […]Read more
Lawyer Claims Ignorance Over 7 Year Old Suspension, Loses
After being suspended for 7 years and not even knowing it, a New York attorney is fighting a rather steep uphill battle to get […]Read more
Firm Disqualified for Conflict, Remarks to Newspaper
Note to self: Don’t criticize a client in the press. Second note to self: Do a better conflict-check next time. That’s the sticky-note version […]Read more
Tips to Get Client Referrals Without Seeming Desperate
Did you ever ask someone for a favor, then wait a long, pregnant moment when you just knew Rosemary’s baby was going to appear? […]Read more
Pros and Cons of Pleading in the Alternative
Pleading in the alternative has long been an accepted practice for both plaintiffs and defendants. Although courts may be quick to knock out causes […]Read more