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The Productive Attorney

Aug 5, 2022

Vexatious Litigants continuously impede court functions and essentially harass the opposing party. They attack people with lawsuits and end up finding themselves on a list unable to win their suits. So how does someone become a vexatious litigant? How do you deal with one? I answer all of these questions in this week's...


Jul 29, 2022

This is something that I do every day, but it took practice to get my method down. My workstation has very minimal paper, which means most of my work is done electronically. The trick to this is figuring out what works for you. Take a listen and see if any of my tips can help you to be more productive.


Jul 22, 2022

I have been practicing law for 34 years now, and I wanted to share a list of 34 things that I’ve learned as an attorney. Has anybody ever told you to shut up lately? Knowing when to shut up is extremely important if you want to win your argument. 


Jul 15, 2022

Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct is what we as attorneys are governed by. What about the rules that are not technically disciplinary rules but they’re rules that we have to live by when dealing with other attorneys. This is referred to as the Texas Lawyer's Creed. But then you have this other subset...


Jul 8, 2022

As a litigator, you spend a lot of time developing your arguments for motions.  I know from experience that judges often hate discovery motions, and I believe you have a duty to talk to the other side at the very least and narrow the issues down. Arguing a motion requires preparation.  Typically about 2 days prior to...