Archive: Practice of Law

A ‘See You in Court’ Mentality May Stifle Good Lawyering

It’s unfair to be too critical of lawyers who are quick to throw up their hands at preliminary junctures of civil disputes and repeat the oh-so-common mantra, “See you in court!” After all, we were… Read More

Happy Campers . . .

As we say on our website Acknowledgments page, we like happy clients. That’s not always easy when they may be going through one of the worst times in their lives. We work hard from the… Read More

Posted: November 3rd, 2016

Balancing Different Manners, Needs of Colleagues

Stephanie Stecklair, The Legal Intelligencer (online) We are all familiar with the adage “happy wife, happy life.” Well, most weeks, I have not one or even two, but five wives. Let me explain. As the… Read More

Posted: May 13th, 2016

Great Expectations: Tips for a Healthy Family Law Practice

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) There is a lot on the Internet and social media about healthy relationship splits and mediation, but what about the attorney in the middle of all this? How do… Read More

Posted: March 26th, 2016

Tips to Improve Your Law Practice Next Year

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) On the first day of the holiday season, my favorite client gave to me . . . oh, everyone knows that tune. Let’s just cut to the chase and… Read More

Posted: December 28th, 2015

Divorce: Time to Change How the Game Is Played

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) I love it when I am asked by a matrimonial client, “What is the best way to ‘beat the system’?”‘ Obviously, the best way to “beat the system” in… Read More

Posted: November 11th, 2015