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I run this joint. I like to write, talk, and think about law, professional development, technology, and whatever else floats my boat. I practice law in Birmingham, AL.

Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V

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This is Part V of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You Assault With ...

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Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? (2017 Update)

Back in 2014, a Twitter exchange with Judge Dillard prompted an article on AboveTheLaw discussing the reliability of Wikipedia as a resource. Which was an update to a post I wrote back in 2011. As it’s been a few years, it’s time to see how some recent ...

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A Problem Solving Framework For New Lawyers

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Law schools traditionally do thing: teach students to “think like lawyers.” Through the Socratic method and study of case law, law schools give students tools to analyze and understand the law. But as we all know, learning to think like a lawyer ...

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Character And Client Service

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What does it take to stand out and be successful as a lawyer? Law schools place a heavy emphasis on the technical aspects of being a lawyer. Critical thinking, analysis, drafting, etc. For many new lawyers this emphasis carries over with ...

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Don’t Run From Difficult Situations, Seek Them Out

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Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., famed chairman of General Motors in its heyday, has been attributed with saying the following at a top committee meeting: ‘Gentlemen, I take it we are all in complete agreement on the decision here.’ Everyone around ...

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#LegalTech IRL

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If you’re paying attention to the law Twitters, then you’ll know it’s Legalweek17. Formerly LegalTechNY, LegalWeek is one of the big legaltech conferences of the year. Which means there are going to be all sorts of proclamations issued from people attending ...

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