Small firms have always struggled to compete with large firms, who have historically enjoyed greater access to staff support and other resources.
At Above the Law, Grover Cleveland gives some advice to third year law students looking to be better prepared to practice when they graduate.
In a podcast available on the Federalist Society website, Scott Kronland and William Messinger discuss the future of mandatory union dues after the 4-4 split per curiam decis
In the Harvard Business Review, Daniel Doktori and Sarah Reed, general counsel with startup company and venture capital experience, explain “Why Lawyers Make Good Early-Stage Startup Hires
We have posted many times about the problems in and facing legal education—e.g., here. But a bright spot in legal education is the University of New Hampshire School of Law (UNH Law).
[cross-posted from bergerharris.com]
Jeremy Byellin offers some advice:
There are the obvious, lawyerly tasks like making court appearances, meeting or otherwise communicating with clients, drafting court documents, and researching.
Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating. It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously. But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f