Book Review: Deep Work

Book Review: Deep Work

Three years ago I reviewed So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport. It was one of my favorite books that year and I continue to recommend it to people. Newport has just released his next book, Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World, and...
Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

This guide has been revised and updated for 2017. I was walking around a shopping center in early November and there were already Christmas decorations hung up everywhere. Thanksgiving seems like it has almost been completely subsumed by the winter holiday season....
Ethics Of Misrepresentation In Negotiation

Ethics Of Misrepresentation In Negotiation

Being an effective negotiator is an incredibly important aspect of being a lawyer. Whether it be a contract dispute or a bitter custody battle, negotiation comes to play on a regular basis in the representation of clients. Negotiation can either be amicable...
Introducing A New Primary Topic: #lawdata

Introducing A New Primary Topic: #lawdata

Generally speaking, lawyers live in Microsoft Word (or Wordperfect, ick). That is, lawyers work with words more than anything else. It’s our wheelhouse. Convincingly stringing lots of words together is how we earn our keep. Generally speaking, consultants,...