The ranking of your law school does not correlate to how good a lawyer you are at all. So why do so many lawyers care about it?
An experiment conducted at the University of Colorado Boulder, published in Science, found that “participants who briefly held a cup of hot (versus iced) coffee judged a target person as having a ‘warmer’ personality (generous, caring).”
A growing body of research shows resisting repeated temptations takes a mental toll.
The late University of Maryland sociologist Morris Rosenberg used the word “mattering” to describe our need to believe “that we count in others’ lives, loom large in their thoughts, make a difference to them.”
A few years ago, I was taking a deposition of a third-party witness in Indiana. I had never met opposing counsel before. I had never met the witness. I arrived early (as is my style) and met the court reporter. When my opposing counsel entered the room (late), he immediately took up all the space ...
Your work spouse is the person who has your back, no matter what.
Three in five U.S. workers who take vacations admit to doing work while on the vacation.
‘I don’t want to win my divorce’
The average worker sends and receives about 140 emails per day. And lawyers, of course, are above average.
A list of best practices for writing briefs.
I’ve been writing this column for more than five years now. And I occasionally receive questions, praise, and (yes) even criticism, about columns that I’ve written. But the most frequent inquiry is how I avoid writer’s block.
Aristotle teaches us that words can persuade in three ways.
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