Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

Can We Communicate Concisely? ~ By Joseph P. McMahon

“I wouldn’t give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity; I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side…

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Planning for the Long Run ~ By Nick Langefels

It is no secret that Americans are spending less time on financial planning, and attorneys are no exception. With families where both parents are working, daycare…

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Trump’s New Target: America’s Lawyers ~ By Keith Lewis

“I’m coming after youse next,” said the Manhattan real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, referring to members of America’s legal profession. “I’m sick and tired of…

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Trends in Interior Design Planning for Law Firms ~ By Carol Koplin, ASID, NCIDQ

Of all of the innovative business strategies law firms routinely undertake, one is often overlooked: innovative and efficient professional office interior design and space planning. One…

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An It’s Complicated Amendment ~ By Keith Lewis

The Docket roots out wasteful, old-fashioned and meaningless procedures that remain affixed to our profession so as to annoy us way too often. RETRACTION: In the…

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A Call for Additional Federal Judges ~ By Sean R. Gallagher and James M. Lyons

In 1984, Apple introduced a new personal computer that it called the Macintosh. The murder rate in Cabot Cove, Maine far exceeded the national rate, largely…

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It’s Complicated ~ By Keith Lewis

The Docket roots out wasteful, old-fashioned and meaningless procedures that remain affixed to our profession so as to annoy us way too often. The legal system…

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The VA Hospital Debacle ~ And This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things ~ An Opinion Piece by Doug McQuiston

With the 2016 presidential primaries quickly approaching, I am once again reminded that in American politics, there are basically two types of people: those who believe…

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Flat Fees: You Are Only Limited by Your Creativity (And Your Oath) ~ By Chip Mortimer

I recently finished renovating a home. The financial arrangement with my contractor was simple. After paying a deposit for the materials, I paid the contractor fixed…

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