Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

Ethical Dilemmas or A No Good, Terrible, Bad Day

  On August 1, you purchased additional storage space on icloud.com. Proud as punch, you eliminated your backup server in your office, the need for a…

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How Should We Select Our Judges?

  “In too many states judicial elections are becoming political prizefights where partisans and special interests seek to install judges who will answer to them instead…

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My Paperless Office

  Imagine walking into your office to find your desk completely bare, with the exception of a laptop. Your bookshelves, file cabinets, and that stack of…

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Life & the Law: Lessons Learned from a Denver Judge’s 50-year Journey

  “I still believe in paper. They had to pull me kicking and scratching into the 21st century,” Judge Herbert Galchinsky says, chuckling. Galchinsky may not…

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“Winning” the Mediation

  Jason’s glassy-eyed stare at the city skyline outside his 21st story window ends abruptly with the knock at the door. Spinning around in his chair,…

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Hanging a Shingle: Lessons Learned From Launching a Practice As a Young Lawyer

  I graduated from law school and took the bar in 2013. For the past year, I’ve been working as a law clerk in the Denver…

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Book Review: Johnny Carson

  Almost anyone living on the North American continent in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s who appreciated a good laugh, had access to a television set,…

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An Ethical Practice in Today’s Electronic World

  A funny thing happened on the way to my law office. Everything changed. When I first began practicing law, there were some attorneys to whom…

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[POINT] Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers [COUNTERPOINT] The Importance of Being Prolix

Point: WITNESSETH Our Profession Modernizing Our Drafting Practices  Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers It’s 2014. You’re in your high-rise office on…

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