December 21, 2015
I practiced civil litigation, representing clients on both sides of the v., for many years. As attorneys our job is to act in the best interest of our clients. In litigation, that responsibility is at odds with the traditional hourly payment model. A litigator who is paid on an hourly basis to litigate is not financially incentivized to resolve your case quickly. While approximately 90% of cases do settle before trial, most settle only after considerable time and expense have been spent.
December 18, 2015
Here is my advice for keeping negative emotions at bay to prevent conflict during your holiday gathering: 1. Spin the Confirmation Bias
November 9, 2015
Negotiating on behalf of a client is part of everyday business for attorneys in every type of law practice. Each negotiation presents a unique set of challenges. How should attorneys prepare for negotiations to get the best outcome for their clients?