Why You Probably Suck At Twitter (You Don’t Cheat)

A couple of days ago I received an email encouraging me to cheat. It was from Twitter. Here is the pertinent part of the message: Twitter was offering two methods of advertising. Neither involved any sort of ad placement or banner placement. Rather they ...

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The Legal Industry: Charts Edition!

  In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past – mmm, five years – the legal industry is not doing so hot right now. And as a result, law schools and firms have come under a large ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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