At conferences throughout the year, I’m often pigeonholed by attendees, who look at my name and ask me this question: “Who the fuck are you?” After I explain who I am and I buy a few rounds of drinks, people start talking to me. After a few more drinks, I tell them why my advice…
We’re not going to tell you how (yet) to be a badass motherfucker. We just don’t see any ethical problems.
To be a successful big firm lawyer, you need to understand the art of manufactured outrage. Most successful solo attorneys have developed the skill of manufacturing outrage over years of being the little guy and overlooked for major litigation. As a big firm attorney, though, you’ll need to manufacture outrage easily and on the spot.…
The “Old Codger Lawyer,” a species of lawyer that is at least two generations behind but still proudly unaware of it.
Most team-building exercises work well, like tailgating in a parking lot before a partner’s big ERISA trial. But others are not such a good idea.
All I’m saying is that it takes just $19.78, give or take a thumbtack.
Lawyers like to complain a lot about sucky things, particularly sucky things that are unethical.
It’s not a tough leap to apply an IKEA marketing and service focus it to your law practice.
Each week about half a dozen lawyers ask to meet with me for blawging advice. Here is what I tell them.