Supervise Nonlawyers Like Your License Depends on It
There’s an old saying amongst reasonably prudent attorneys with a staff (and no rhythm): Dance like no one is watching, supervise nonlawyers like they’re […]Read more
Why Signs on the Door Matter
If you advise businesses, or run your own brick and mortar practice, you know, the signage on the door, and even in the parking […]Read more
How to Motivate Associates to Give You Their Best Work
The Beatles were not known as motivational speakers, but they did say all you need is love. And that works in law firms, in […]Read more
Should Rural Lawyers Rethink Their Billing Strategies?
If you didn’t know, they do things differently in Small Town, U.S.A. Not that every rural community has only one sheriff or three billboards. […]Read more
Etymology of 5 Common Legal Terms
Over the past several weeks, we’ve published weekly blog posts delving into the etymology of some widely used legal terms. The feedback has been […]Read more
No Moral Turpitude for Lawyer’s Misdemeanor DUIs
Raj Tanden got some good news and some bad news from the California State Bar Court. The good news was that the court’s review […]Read more
How Do You Know When You’re Billing Too Much?
For many attorneys the question of how to know when you’re billing too much is puzzling because the concept of “billing too much” is […]Read more
Should You Ghostwrite for a Pro Se Litigant?
For a growing number of legal practitioners and courts, the answer to the title question is a resounding yes. What matters most is how […]Read more
Law Firms Fight Over Clawback Fees, With a Poetic Twist
Lawyer v. Lawyer. Nothing makes for more interesting and relevant case-reading for attorneys. It should have been a required subject in law school. In […]Read more
How to Handle a Discovery Request Targeting A.I.
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is doing more now than it has ever done before, and many businesses and individuals now rely on […]Read more