Josh Camson

Josh Camson

Josh Camson is a criminal defense attorney with CamsonRigby, LLC. He blogs about opening his own law firm here at Lawyerist.

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Know Your Weaknesses

We look at how to evaluate your own weaknesses, and how the knowledge of those weaknesses can help you turn them into strengths.

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How to Properly Care for Your Shirts, Ties, and Suits

You have to properly care for your dress clothes if you want them to last. And what's the point in getting all those nice clothes if they won't last?

Making a List: The Conflicts Check

A conflicts check should be part of your intake process, because if you miss one, you could be subject to disqualification or even discipline.

The Gentleman Lawyer’s Guide to Facial Hair

A proper beard makes a man more intimidating to his enemies. And since lawyering is about 90% mental, you should all listen up.

Avoid Malpractice this Holiday Season

Prepare ahead this holiday season to avoid ethical issues that can come up from your absence in the office and urge to give off-the-cuff legal advice.

Back Office Betties Virtual Receptionist Review

If you are coming from a service like Ruby Receptionists, Back Office Betties may not be worth the potential savings. Overall, it feels like a newer company trying to play catch-up with Ruby.

Learning from Others

Instead of discussing iOS7 today, I wanted to share some lessons from people much smarter than me. Michael Dell, Thomas Edison, Oprah, and Warren Buffett all weigh in on values that can make you a better person, and a better lawyer.

Learning Negotiation from an FBI Agent

Eric Barker, a contributor for Wired.co.uk and owner of the blog “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” sat down with Chris Voss to talk about negotiation. Normally that wouldn’t pique anyone’s interest, unless they knew that Chris Voss is a former member of the FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit, and the former lead international kidnapping negotiator. He […]

Starting a Law Firm is Just Like Skydiving

As I found myself leaving the comfort of a perfectly safe airplane, I realized I had felt this way once before: on my last day at my old job.