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Generation J.D.

The Daily Record's blog for young lawyers, by young lawyers

Dad, “I don’t know”

I loved Keith’s post from Tuesday.  In it, he talks about trying to turn off the lawyer persona at home, citing a conversation he had with his wife about Grey’s Anatomy and whether one of the doctors on the show ...

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Conveyor Belt of Blogs

As I sit at my computer drafting this blog entry, my television is tuned to the ABC network and a television show called Conveyor Belt of Love. Not just a clever name, the show involves five women sitting in chairs ...

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Pot meets Kettle…

Last week, I wrote a post about how my family, as well-intentioned as they are, often use holiday gatherings as opportunities to pummel me with “law” related questions.  This weekend, I found out that this trait is, in fact, hereditary. ...

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Don’t bite off more than you can chew

One of my favorite pieces of advice for working parents is not to bite off more than you can chew.  And then learn to live with whatever that means.  For me, that means not feeling guilty for the store-bought cupcakes for my kids’ school birthdays, ...

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New Year’s Resolutions (v.2010)

The tradition of making new year’s resolutions is reportedly derived from ancient Rome in 153 B.C. Janus the “two face,” a mythical god of Rome, was put on calendars. Janus was depicted with faces in opposite directions, representing his ability ...

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There’s an app for that?

_ The primary legal research companies, Westlaw and LexisNexis, were among the first companies to recognize the potential of the internet as a legal research tool when they launched online versions in the early 1990s. Given their entrepreneurial spirit, the ...

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