A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. -Samuel Goldwyn You may win in court even though you failed to reduce your agreement to writing. Even so, the best practice is to reduce your agreement to writing. In most situations, written agreements do an excellent job of clarifying what everyone’s duties are. In […]
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility – Uncle Ben An Attorney Superpower Almost every study shows that the legal industry has been slow to embrace technology. That is understandable. Traditional methods have been working for over a century, why change? Even in legal research, where technology flourishes, there are still landmines waiting for lawyers who […]
Brave things do not simply occur. -Charlie Fowler I have the darndest time admitting that I don’t know something I ought to already know. I’m fine going to continuing education on new rules or some advanced technique. I’m not fine admitting that I don’t know – especially when I should. That’s why I was not […]
I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side of complexity. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. In the above quote, Holmes is observing what we have all observed at some point – that some things seem simpler than they are. Then when you actually try to do it – not so […]
It’s the Simple things that are really effective. Try to remember that. -Theodore Sturgeon I’ve never enjoyed the business side of business. Still don’t. The idea of putting down a case I am working on and picking up a bank statement to reconcile makes my butt itch.1 That is why I hired an office […]
Resolving to be more productive, be a better provider, save more or give more – those are all great resolutions. But what if everything good you do this year is at risk because of an enemy, a hidden enemy? And what if that hidden enemy is in your camp – your office or even your […]
This week before the 2016 new year, I am pulling back the slingshot to see how far the ripples might go.