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Good Luck Obeying These Parking Signs

Apparently, parking signs are meant to perpetually confuse drivers rather than point them in the right direction. Don't worry bikers, it's only a matter of time before these signs begin to apply to you.


SCOTUS Justice Stephen Breyer on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

It's your professional obligation to watch this, obviously.


Vehicles Lawyers Should Not Drive

Your car says a lot about you to your clients. When clients pull into your parking lot and see your ride, or see you show up to their arraignment, they are making judgments about your abilities as a lawyer by the type of vehicle you drive. Is this shallow? Yes. 100%. But it’s reality. Sorry. […]


5 Ways To Keep Your Client Occupied During Mediation Downtime

Let's spice things up with some much better ways to pass the time when you're locked in a room with someone (with whom you may only have a nodding acquaintance personally) for hours at a time.


6 Legal Technologies That Should Be Obsolete

Sure, we don’t use quills or mimeographs anymore, but there is a pretty good chance you still have a fax machine taking up space in your office.


7 Google Docs Add-Ons You Should Try

In the past, we have covered some alternatives to Microsoft Word, including Google Docs. For quite some time now, Google Docs has done a lot of things exactly right. Easy collaboration, compatibility with a wide variety of formats, cloud-based, free. However, Docs has also lacked some things that are often necessary for a law practice, […]


Irving Younger’s 10 Commandments Of Cross Examination

If you will put these suggestions to use, if you will cross-examine in accordance with these suggestions, I can virtually guarantee — not that you will be a brilliant cross-examiner, but that you won’t be ashamed of yourself, you won’t be a buffoon in that courtroom. Whenever you do not comply with them, you will […]


3 Charts That Show Solo Practice Doesn’t Pay Like it Used To

What do you make of these charts? Would you still advise someone to go solo?


12 Terrible CLE Audience Members (and How to Handle Them)

CLEs sometimes play host to strange audiences, especially as “reporting deadlines” loom. You may have lawyers in attendance who aren’t all that interested in what you have to say. Here's how to deal with the worst of them.


Top Five Inanimate Objects to Use as Your Lawyer

In case you ever need to skip court, here are your "alternatives."


Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distractions

Prepare for your doomed summer with this list of distractions that will (hopefully) help you maintain your sanity.


5 Alternatives To Dropbox

No matter what your reason, you can now jump ship and take your data with you. No way we’re looking at the 25+ services listed on Wikipedia, but here are five that you might consider.


Yes, You Can Touch Type on a Tablet!

Typing fast is a critical skill for lawyers, and there is no reason to let an iPad’s touchscreen keyboard slow you down (much).


How to Keep Track of Your Time

There are plenty of ways to track your time, but there is only one important criteria for picking a tool: pick the one you actually use. Here are the options.