Karate Strategy in Legal Negotiation: Part 1

Karate Strategy in Legal Negotiation: Part 1 I love fighting. Nothing brings you more in the moment than the threat of someone trying to punch you in the head. It’s one thing to punch and kick a bag. But the best fun comes with interacting with another human. To...

Karate Strategy in Legal Negotiation: Part 2

Karate Strategy in Legal Negotiation: Part 2 Never feint You should never feint. Yes, people talk about throwing feints all the time, but a good fighter never really throws a feint. Feint is a technique that is not intended to hit. The difficulty with this is that...

Why Law School is Backwards

Why Law School is Backwards Law students learn a set of core subjects, some electives, and then once they have finished their degree will do some practical legal training and be required to have some sort of experience in a firm before they are able to become admitted...

Stop Robot Slavery

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What I Learned from Owning an Ediphone

What I Learned from Owning an Ediphone As much as I like new technology, I have a quaint interest in old technology. A few years ago, I began purchasing vintage office equipment. From antique shops and swap meets, I acquired typewriters and candlestick phones. But one...

Why Lawyers Should Wear Suits

Why Lawyers Should Wear Suits A few years ago, the start-up culture began infusing into the legal profession. Trendy offices began appearing with bean bags, ping pong tables, and silly job descriptions like “Chief Happiness Wizard.” I do think that there are many...
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