A different look at lawyering.
A few times a month I get emails from new lawyers and law students. usually asking for advice in school or with their practice. Usually I respond to these privately, but on occasion I think it's worthwhile to provide a public response so other people can benefit from...read more
What does it take to stand out and be successful as a lawyer? Law schools place a heavy emphasis on the technical aspects of being a lawyer. Critical thinking, analysis, drafting, etc. For many new lawyers this emphasis carries over with them as they begin to practice...read more
Three years of your life riding on a single test. The February Bar Exam is next week for many law students around the country. Thinking back to when I took bar exam, there was a certain level of anxiety and apprehension in the months leading up to the bar exam. The...read more
Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., famed chairman of General Motors in its heyday, has been attributed with saying the following at a top committee meeting: 'Gentlemen, I take it we are all in complete agreement on the decision here.' Everyone around the table nodded in assent....read more