Recently we featured an article titled “5 Summer Dressing Tips for Lawyers“. One of our readers, Cate Eranthe, pointed out that all the tips were for men. She offered to write a piece for women lawyers to round out our offering. Thanks Cate! Here in the San Francisco Bay Area the weather just went from […]
Down here in South Florida, we’re still licking our wounds after the Heat lost to Mavericks in the NBA Finals. Alas. 🙁 One thing is certain. Jason Terry, of the Mavs, certainly turned some heads with his prescient (some would say arrogant) bicep tattoo of the NBA’s championship trophy. Granted, Terry said he would remove […]
Lawyers continuously deal with concepts of probability. Understanding probabilities can be an extremely useful way to persuade, craft useful analogies, and – in some cases – either create or disprove reasonable doubt.
The big Casey Anthony trial, what some have called the trial of the decade, has been underway now for some time. While watching some of the Anthony trial, I picked out three practices that I found particularly interesting, each of which have nothing to do with the facts at issue. I’d appreciate some feedback from our pros, both to learn and to enlighten my latest “reality TV” habit.
Summer is officially here, no doubt about it, with 90 degree temperatures in the Northeast. And let’s face it, wearing business attire in the warm months can be not only stifling, it can be confusing to know your fashion do’s and don’ts.
Last month the Centers for Disease Control issued a tongue-in-cheek blog post: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse. The idea is to talk about emergency preparedness, using the rise of the undead as an example crisis. As hurricane season officially kicks into high gear in the United States, and with devastating floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes plaguing much […]
It’s Friday and the productivity theme of our blog notwithstanding (he writes, lawyerly), it’s the official day dedicated to non-productive use of the interwebs. When I was in law school we didn’t have laptops, let alone YouTube. However, the absence of YouTube most assuredly gave me the advantage of simply not being able to record […]
Thinking about new ways to approach difficult problems is something we enjoy, and something we have in common with our lawyers. Whether it’s a different way of measuring key metrics, a cool use of game theory, or just a novel way of challenging a long-standing established practice, thinking through problems from different angles is a […]
It’s that time of year again…winter becomes spring, buds begin to pop out on trees, birds start mating, and legal technology people and lawyers head to Chicago for ABA Techshow. I will be too – you can see me prepping by getting my haircut here: 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of this seminal legal tech […]
US News released its “Best Law School” list for 2012, temporarily replacing Mel Kiper’s 2011 NFL Draft Class rankings as the most popular list in law firms across America.