Law is Complicated, Yo

  Want deep insight into what the younger generation thinks of laws? The deep and abiding knowledge they have? See this thread on Reddit: Lawyers of Reddit, What are Some Interesting Laws/Loopholes? There are nearly 10,000 posts, of which maybe ...

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The Marble and The Sculptor

Embrace it. 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 ...

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Give Me The Hard Way

  Earlier this week I had a two hour drive, followed by a non-stop five hour deposition, followed by a two hour drive home. It was a long day. A grueling day to some extent. The type of day they ...

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Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You

First off: God I hope this book becomes popular. It’s not perfect, but an entire generation needs to hear its message. I recently received a review copy of Cal Newport’s “So Good They Can’t Ignore You.” Newport achieved a cult ...

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The Power(lessness) of Attorney

  This past week I drafted my first power of attorney. For those unaware, a “power of attorney” is a written authorization to represent or act on another’s behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. The person authorizing ...

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Taking the Oath

  I’ve taken an Oath before, when I first swore in as an attorney. This week, I took a second one: I do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of ...

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Running In Philadelphia

  Quick aside: I’ll be in Philadelphia, PA September 15-18th to run the Rock n’ Roll Half-Marathon and to visit my wife’s sister and her husband. Not sure what my schedule is going to be like while I’m there but ...

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The Best Social Networking Site For Lawyers

  This past week I spent significant time at what I believe to be the best social networking site for lawyers. While I was there saw a former law school professor who I hadn’t seen in a couple of years. ...

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