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Author Archives: Michael Siri

A Lawyer’s Thanksgiving

In anticipation of my favorite holiday, here are some of the things I am thankful for.

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My Personal CLE

A stack of magazines lay on my nightstand next to my bed. A similar stack remains hidden at the bottom of the inbox on my desk at the office. A couple of magazines rest comfortably in my briefcase...

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The inability to unwind

Lawyers are generally strung pretty tight. The edicts of our profession require us to perform different roles depending on our audience. According to the Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct's Preamble, "A lawyer, as a member of the legal profession, is a representative of clients, an officer of the legal system and a public citizen having special responsibility for the quality of justice." Add another layer of professional and personal requirements and one's responsibilities grows exponentially.

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