Pulling Back the Curtain on Partnership

Becoming a Partner

Pulling Back the Curtain on Partnership

The path to partnership is like Dorothy's journey to the Emerald City—long and arduous, often curious, and always challenging.

Convicted felons in Florida are permanently disqualified from having their civil rights restored after serving their time.

Segregated and unequal schools thrive throughout the United States.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act provides disabled students a substantive right to a free and appropriate public education.

There are very real economic advantages to rural representation.

A local attorney is a true benefit to the court, the visiting lawyer, and the client.

An attorney’s life is one of competing priorities, and learning to balance them is just as important as any skill or legal doctrine learned in law school.

To see a greater impact nationwide, attorneys must be actively involved.

Women will remain in big firms only if those firms acknowledge--and implement measures to correct--the implicit biases that adversely affect women.

Striving to put clients before profit and to be mindful in legal practice will cement your reputation as a trustworthy attorney.

Don't be influenced by the voices saying there are no jobs or that no one gets “those” jobs, or you may miss out on opportunities and limit your potential.

Use caution when connecting with judges via social media and know the rules of the state you practice in before doing so.

Avoid giving away your services but make sure you don't unethically pad the bill.

Not much room for error with this hypothetical. To make matters worse, it's a predicament many of us will face sometime in our professional lives.

A masterful lesson in the art of civility.

The combat sports industry is indeed a unique legal animal.

I call myself a “Beer Lawyer” because it captures my interest concisely and lends to easier marketing efforts.

I live a dual life. I’m a lawyer and a literary agent.


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