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Make Money Mondays: Take the Time to Say Thank You

March 18, 2019

Many years ago, one of the partners from my former law firm referred me a case and to thank him, I treated him to lunch – albeit six months later. As we finished up our meal, I apologized for my delay in showing my appreciation, to which the partner remarked that I was the first person…

Stop Whining, Start Asking

January 5, 2005

David Giacalone has this post on how law firm associates ought to start taking responsibility for their long hours rather than expecting the “powers-that-be” to do it for them.  David offers this qutoe by MCI…

She Won’t Take No for an Answer

January 5, 2005

"She won’t take "No" for an answer is a great tagline, in my opinion – and it’s one that’s working effectively as a jingle for West Virginia attorney Jan Dils as reported in this article…

Anonymous Lawyer Revealed

December 27, 2004

This story’s been heavily covered all around the blawg world: the unmasking of the formerly anonymous Anonymous Lawyer as Harvard Law Third Year Jeremy Blachman. You can learn all of the details from this New…

What’s Common to Car Dealers, Ad Men and Lawyers?

December 27, 2004

Car dealers, advertisers and lawyers.  Results of a recent survey present these professions as the most unethical and dishonest as perceived by respondents and reported in this article, No Respect, Asbury Park Press (12/27/04).   By…

Look Who’s Talking – It Ain’t a Biglaw Associate!

December 27, 2004

This article, Young Lawyer Builds Her Practice One New Gig at a Time (NYLJ – 12/22/04) reports on the budding TV commentator career of new solo Harjot “Ginny” Walia of San Francisco firm Puri and…

Make Sure Your Expert Shows Up – Or Face Malpractice

December 27, 2004

If you’re handling cases that require expert testimony, you may want to videotape expert testimony in advance or face possible malpractice if your expert fails to show.  That’s a lesson that the attorney in this…

Just Do It!

December 19, 2004

If you’re dreaming of a solo practice, get busy making it happen!  That’s the crux of my latest Small Firm Business column entitled Make 2005 the Year You Start Your Firm.  (by the way, my…

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