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Buddha would not be proud of you.

For a long while I have been really really proud of the fact that I have not run into any attorneys similar to the horribly rude versions we so often see on television and in films. That was until I ...

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The “Sick Conundrum”

I like to believe that I take pretty good care of myself.  I take a multi-vitamin every day, I eat healthy (most of the time), and I exercise whenever life affords me the time (which is like 17 days a ...

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The art of managing time- without a time turner

There aren’t enough hours in the day. I have constantly said that to myself, and have had it said to me.  I would think that with two blackberry phones, a Filofax, an online calendar, a secretary, and desk and wall ...

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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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Dictate this [comma] please

Due to an unforeseen computer malfunction, I recently found myself at the office without use of my computer for about an hour.  As I looked over my to-do list, I was struck by a feeling of utter helplessness as I ...

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Fresh air will do you good

Lawyers are some of the most sedentary professionals.  So much so that more than one partner in my office has been known to sit so completely still while dictating briefs, for such a long time, that the lights in their ...

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