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Is There a Hidden Enemy in the Lateral Hire?

A lateral hire is attractive. They are already trained. They already have experience. They have already been vetted. Usually, the objective of hiring someone laterally is filling an existing need in the firm or organization with as close of a match as possible, usually from outside the firm or organization. For me, it was an […]

How To Use Shared Office Space and Not Get Sued

Shared office space, coworking, virtual office, whatever you want to call it, shared office space is the future. Even large traditional firms are sharing space with attorneys outside the firm walls with no guarantee that at least some of legal work won’t happen at Starbucks or a Regus facility. With growing acceptability of shared office space, what […]

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Good Smart Promising or Best Practice?

Rather than best practice, my law firm was really hodgepodge. Most of my practices, I adopted from attorneys I worked for. I copied several practice forms from a “Bridge the Gap” continuing legal education course. I changed a sentence or two in my forms as I bumped into cases that suggested a change. When a problem […]

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I am working on a response to Lawyer Advertising based on Jagdish Sheth’s Hucksterism to Healing model to be released in 2017. Please join me in this discussion by providing ideas, feedback or participating in a discussion group.


I write a weekly post for Nobility Academy spotlighting extraordinary things accomplished by ordinary lawyers. Out of the work on my unpublished novel Unmasking Hour, I developed the materials for Enemy in the Camp which is a continuing legal education course as well as a mini-course for business. I have also written various Guides.


I am traveling to 18 cities to present Enemy in the Camp – an intensive, hands-on, super-practical workshop to share what I learned from  turning my law firm over to a psychopath office administrator. This course is a continuing legal education for attorneys and a mini-course for businesses. I will also be sharing your lessons with my global audience. My extremely explicit agenda for the tour give you the tools to grow your practice without going before a disciplinary panel or to jail.