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The Productive Attorney

Apr 29, 2022

A few years back I was part of a test that was given to many attorneys.  At the end of this test it was determined that I was part of the 98% of the attorneys who showed no empathy.  In my experience my lack of empathy allows me to evaluate cases by separating emotion from the law. This is an interesting topic.  Email...

Apr 22, 2022

I have a unique outlook for law school, since I’m an adjunct professor. I did not like law school, but that’s why I’m teaching. Law school teaches us how to think like a lawyer, but it doesn’t teach you the soft skills. Do you know how to be a “rainmaker”? 

Apr 15, 2022

Sometimes being a lawyer is lonely, because attorney client privileged information prevents you from talking to anybody about the case. Lawyers tend to have a higher rate of mental health issues due to the stress associated with the job. Do you know how to not be exhausted from the work day?

Apr 8, 2022

Most of these tips I have learned the hard way, and some are just basic tips that I feel every lawyer should have knowledge of. When you are running a law firm the last thing you want to do is try to outsmart the IRS, because if they find out they will go after your accounts.

Apr 1, 2022

In my line of work there are many forms of opportunities that come in the shape of barratry. As a new attorney you’re going to be faced with hard decisions on how to make money. The best decision you can make is making money the ethical way. I have been practicing law for 32 years and I’m able to sleep at night with...