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Improving Your Writing In One Step

Improving Your Writing In One Step

Unfortunately, most lawyers are lousy writers. That might seem counter-intuitive - the primary form of communication and work between lawyers is writing. But surveys and experts agree - lawyers just aren't that good at it. And polishing and honing writings skills is...

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Are You Lonely?

Are You Lonely?

I’m sitting in another airport. They blur together after a while. Glass and steel and advertisements. Windswept arcologies of a future that never was. Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta. I’m currently somewhere over the East Coast on my way to Boston. Sitting outside a gate,...

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Top University Students Avoiding Law School 2018 Edition

Top University Students Avoiding Law School 2018 Edition

Back in 2013, I was the first person to notice students graduating from the top universities in the country were avoiding law school in droves. The LSAC usually updates this information around this time of year, so I keep an eye on their website to catch it....

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How Do Lawyers Want To Communicate With Their Clients?

How Do Lawyers Want To Communicate With Their Clients?

A couple years ago I had a software client who liked to communicate with me in whatever method was most convenient for him. We met in person at my office first of course. But afterwards we did the usual sorts of communications lawyers have with their clients - email...

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