How Not to Make Informed Decisions

  A couple days ago Consultant’s Mind had a post on on the book Nudge. Nudge puts forth the argument that while people think they are making informed choices, more often than not they are relying on default choices. Essentially ...

Read More »

Announcing Book Deal with ABA Publishing

I’m pleased to announce that I have signed a book deal with ABA Publishing. The book is focused on the transition from law school to law practice. It will be released Fall 2013.  The entire legal industry is in a state of ...

Read More »

The Mistress of Their Masters

Scott Greenfield has a post up this morning entitled The Law Professors’ New Clothes, addressing the continuing running in circles of the legal professoriate – offering vague solutions that dont actually address the problems new lawyers are facing today. If I recall correctly, ...

Read More »

What Is More Important Than Winning?

Lost among all the other news of the past month, a story slipped through the cracks that deserves recognition. A story about the integrity of Spanish runner Ivan Fernandez Anaya.  Two weeks ago, on December 2, Spanish athlete Iván Fernández ...

Read More »

4 Blocks or 80 Dollars

  There is a parking deck right next to our office building. The monthly fee is $80. Cheap, in comparison to most cities. Affordable. Four blocks away from our office building are the bridges going over the railroad tracks that ...

Read More »

A Single Step To Improve Your Writing

Unfortunately, most lawyers are lousy writers. Considering that the primary form of communication and work among and between lawyers is writing, one would think that they would be better at it. But they’re not. And polishing and honing one’s writings ...

Read More »

Publius & Brutus: The Gun Debate

  In the wake of the horrific tragedy of the Newtown shootings, President Obama is set to unveil new firearm control tomorrow. Firearms evoke a wide rage of opinions from people. Many people favor stricter regulations on the availability of ...

Read More »