Kevin Houchin

Kevin Houchin

Attorney and Counselor at Law, and Ambiguity

Is "Attorney & Counselor at Law" a redundant job title? No. The roles are distinct and there is a time and place for each.

Kevin Houchin

Top 4 Trademark Law & Branding Tips

Trademark law & branding tips for entrepreneurs and others launching new companies, products, or services.

Kevin Houchin

Core Values: What’s Important to You?

What is most important to you? Why do you make the choices you make and do the things you do? These are important questions for each of us.

Time to Join the Circus?

Why are so many lawyers unhappy? I think it's because our jobs lack an inherent element of creative expression and we don't try to BE creative.

Kevin Houchin

Name Calling: I Know You Are, But What Am I?

Sometimes it's healthy to examine name calling. I've been called some interesting names, and when it happens, I know I've won the argument.

Drawing the Line: Defamation & Political Blogs

Where should we draw the line of defamation in the context of highly-charged political blog flame wars? Where would YOU draw the line?

Goal Setting: Good Enough is Not Good Enough

Good enough is not good enough anymore. Set your goals beyond the status quo or best practice and use that as a springboard toward achieving your highest potential.

Kevin Houchin

Top Creativity Productivity Boosters

What can you do to boost your creativity? The top two things you can do are carry a journal and turn off the television. Are you up to the challenge?

Mediation Meditation: Expanding the Practice

Meditating on mediating? The first of a series of posts about expanding a law practice to include mediation services.

5 Tips for Giving Professional Referrals

Giving referrals is an art. Do these 5 things and you'll be helping more clients and receiving more referrals in return.

Kevin Houchin

Law School: Consistent Labels for Specialized JD Programing

Suggestions for law schools for labeling specialized JD programming options.

Beyond Theory: Practical Legal Marketing Advice

Practical legal marketing tips for identifying your target niche, then providing real value in core project competencies that build "expert" status.

Kevin Houchin

Elevator Speech Strategy: Fill in the Blanks

Your elevator speech strategy is about crafting a response to the question "what do you do?" don't answer with the standard "elevator speech."

Kevin Houchin

Specialized JD Programming: Majoring in Law School

Should law schools offer majors, concentration, certificate or other specialized academic programs within the JD curriculum

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Improve Legal Professionalism with Humility

A quick discussion on the ideal of humility in relationships and experience in the legal profession.