One day, I heard him telling a friend in the elevator that if the management company didn’t stop bothering him about it, he was going to buy the building.
No. 892 I suspect that most lawyers who participate in doc review projects find the experience, well, not good for the ego. So here’s a study that says that High School students can do better. Of course, even geniuses go through high school, so perhaps the sample was not statistically valid. Then again, there is [...]
No. 849 Electronic discovery is so expensive that it has heretofore been confined to cases involving high stakes. However, a variety of technologies have emerged that sometimes enable searchers to cull out a vast number of documents. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on a Virginia federal case in which the court authorized the use of Predictive [...]
No. 831 The CEB Blog (California Education of the Bar) reports that George Zimmerman’s defense team has established a Website, Facebook page and Twitter Account to address what they see as public misconceptions and present their case in the Court of Public Opinion. The website is soliciting contributions for the Defense Fund. The CEB Blog post [...]
No. 830 The New York Times reports that 50 hours of pro bono publico work will be required, starting next year, before admission to the New York State Bar.The article goes on to talk about the great need for free or low cost legal services and how such a program may address that need. But [...]
Serious thinking requires one vital ingredient — the absence of distraction. You must have quiet. Thus, if you always turn on a radio or television to (I’ve been told) keep you company, you are depriving yourself of the opportunity to think. Instead of getting lost your own thoughts, your mind is filled up by someone else’s thoughts. There is nothing wrong with listening to others. What is wrong is abolishing any opportunity for quiet, reflective thought.
Think about it.
But, it is the subtitle that always strikes a chord in me,every time I see it: “How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be.”
No. 743 If you watch Terra Nova on Fox on Monday night, perhaps you heard the comment that the colony, founded in pre-historic earth with the benefit of a time warp, doesn’t have any lawyers. Science fiction, of course, but they don’t call it science fiction anymore, they call it science fantasy. Is this lawyer-free [...]
No. 738 As you may know, the bar results are in. That means that a new crop of lawyers will be sworn in. Many will take the oath en masse before the Supreme Court. But some, perhaps with urgent business before the court, will take it in a private ceremony. Judge Joseph Ridge, who [...]
Like so many things that lawyers do, stating objections in court requires preparation, experience and skill. If you don’t state your grounds quickly, the damage may be done, even if the objection is sustained.
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