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Start One, Start Many

January 18, 2019

For many, the challenge of starting one business is hard enough. But once you’ve started one business, the next are not as intimidating. Take the example of Minneapolis based solo Judith Samson. A criminal defense attorney by day, Samson, who is profiled here is an inventor and entrepreneur the rest of the time, having created…

Can You Make Money from Handling Workers’ Comp?

December 19, 2004

This article, Few Lawyers Take on Workers’ Comp Cases, Patrick Springer, The Forum (12/19/04)  reports on the difficulty that North Dakota workers are having in finding affordable representation for workers comp cases.   According to the…

More on the Flex Time Option

December 19, 2004

Arnie Herz of Legal Sanity (a great blog, by the way, if you’re looking for more satisfaction as a lawyer) has a post about flex time options for attorneys and a link to this article…

Are You Committing Any of These Ethics Violations?

December 19, 2004

This article, High Court [of Kentucky] Disciplines Lawyers, AP, 12/17/04 reports on five recently sanctioned Kentucky attorneys but it also gives a pretty good overview of the types of violations that attorneys might be taken…

The Secret to Successful Blogging Can Make A Firm Successful Too

December 19, 2004

Robert Ambrogi of Legal Line offers this post on how to succeed at blogging that he in turn learned from Howard Owens, director of new media at the Ventura County Star: There are two lessons…

The Bigger They Are, The Bigger the Ethics Breaches?

December 19, 2004

Via Ernie the Attorney, we’ve learned of this news item, Alleged Embezzler Helps Feds Find Cash, Martha Carr,  Times Picayune (12/15/04) that follows up on the arrest of former big firm partner Jame Perdigao for…

A Client’s Role in Case Strategy

December 14, 2004

Yesterday’s 8-0 decision by the United States Supreme Court in Florida v. Nixon found that an attorney’s concession of guilt in a capital case does not give rise to a constitutional ineffective assistance of counsel…

Ring Around the Jury?

December 14, 2004

Randy Cohen’s Ethics Column addresses the question of whether an unmarried lawyer should wear a wedding band to impress a jury.  The lawyer’s colleagues advised that he would have better appeal with a wedding band. …

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