A Gentleman’s Watch: A Devotion to the Minutia

A Gentleman’s Watch: A Devotion to the Minutia

There has been a bit of a discussion in legal blogs over the appropriate attire for lawyers (particularly men). It began with a post on Above The Law by Joe Patrice, This Partner Wants You To Dress Up So You Can Be A Tool Just Like Him: There’s something to be said...
Everyone Is Suffering

Everyone Is Suffering

This past week, a friend of mine committed suicide. It was not expected or anticipated in any way. If you had asked me to rank people on a scale of least likely to most likely to kill themselves, he would have been at the bottom of the list. By all outward appearances...
Worry a Lot

Worry a Lot

Good lawyers sometimes have trouble sleeping. They wake up in the middle of the night, their mind racked with some minute detail of a transaction. Thoughts swirling about the deposition tomorrow morning. Second guessing the discovery response they filed that...