Author Archives: John Cord

Fear of Delegation

Probably the toughest part of being a new lawyer is learning when and how to delegate. Like the business side of practicing law, this is one thing that law schools do not prepare you for. It can be even more ...

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Trial Binders

When I was a brand-new associate, I was working with two other very experienced lawyers (Rob Jenner and Ben Glass) on a wrongful death case. We represented the family of a man who was driving home to Virginia from an Orioles game.

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Win Some, Lose Some

Jury trials are scary. But, the first years of my career (an experience I treasure), they were few and far between (and, I was never higher than 3rd chair).    I recently took a position at Miller & Zois, where ...

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