In the opening scenes of “Jerry Maguire,” the main character, a self-described “shark in a suit” sports agent, has an epiphany and types out a “mission statement” that he then distributes to all the other agents in his firm. He ...Read More »
I just finished putting together my materials for the MSBA Annual Meeting. I will be speaking Thursday morning during the conference about how lawyers can use social media effectively and without getting themselves into trouble. My presentation will be part ...
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The American Bar Association, spurred by globalization and technology, has been holding hearings on potential changes to the legal ethics rules that could affect the practice of law far into the next century. Naturally, any changes to the ethics and ...Read More »
I lost count of the number of various holiday-related events that I have been invited to so far this month. You’ve got office holiday parties, holiday parties thrown by organizations that you are involved with, bar association holiday parties, local ...Read More »
Last Friday I found myself in a room full of very distinguished lawyers and jurists at the sleek new Hotel at Arundel Preserve. All it took was asking where the honorees for the Leadership in Law awards were hiding. The ...Read More »
While on a telephone call recently to discuss my client’s response to a plaintiff’s request for production of documents in a case, the opposing counsel became dismissive and accusatory toward my client (and me). Despite efforts to bring decorum back ...Read More »
The proposed mandatory continuing legal education requirements for Maryland includes two hours per year “devoted to topics concerning professionalism.” As someone in the CLE business (I help to organize seminars for the Maryland Association for Justice), that requirement caught my ...Read More »