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Top 5 Reasons Why Attorneys Become Litigators

Gregory D. Luce Columns, law school, Lawyer 11 Comments

Litigation is the common path for most young attorneys. In law school, the vast majority of subjects are taught through case law, i.e., litigation. In fact, most transactional courses are presented through the litigation lens: contracts, debtor/creditor, real estate transactions, etc. So it’s no surprise that most law school grads head straight to the litigation department. A year or two …

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Howard Stern Wack Packer "Elegant" Suing for $21 Million

Mr. Law School Lawyer, Video 3 Comments

We sat down with Howard Stern Wack Packer “Elegant” Elliot Offen and talked about his $21 million dollar lawsuit against a Miami hotel for malicious prosecution and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Elegant claims that he was a guest at the hotel and that while in the hotel lobby he was thrown out because he was dressed as a woman.

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Buy This Book and Become an Expert Ambulance Chaser. Or Not.

Namby Pamby Columns, Lawyer, The Namby Pamby 5 Comments

This is not a paid advertisement. This is just me ranting about attorneys masquerading as experts. As a member of a state bar, two federal bars and three bar associations it is unsurprising that my contact information lands in the hands of many different people that want my time and money. Every day at the office, I receive solicitations for …

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Mr. Law School: Does Not Play Well With Court Staff

Mr. Law School law school, Lawyer, Video 11 Comments

When law students get internships, the hope is that you get to go to court. Court is where all the action happens, and you get the true. hands-on experience of what it’s like to be part of a trial. You see how lawyers interact with judges, their clients, opposing counsel, and the court officers. On this week’s episode of Mr. …

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