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Even Moments of Bad Lawyering Can Provide Value to A Young Lawyer

When I began my legal career I anticipated that all lawyers, or at least the ones with a license to practice, would be competent and professional.  Reality check – some lawyers toe the line of competency and professionalism quite well.  Yet, even those who push the line of bad lawyering have provided me with valuable […]

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Beyond Your Law Degree: Dealing with an Antagonistic Opposing Counsel

In law school, the lawyers I was fortunate to get to know were all helpful, ethical, and professional.  Thus, you can understand why I was stunned when my initial conversation with an opposing counsel began with attacking my client and my ability as a lawyer, and ended with screaming at me.  I thought this was an anomaly but a few […]

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Beyond Your Law Degree: Do You Have an Advisory Board?

Do you have a personal ”Advisory Board?”  First, what does that mean?  A personal Advisory Board refers to the relationships you have developed with people who act as resources to assist, guide, and advise you on certain matters, such as potential job opportunities or interpreting certain areas of law.  I wish I could take credit for coining the term, but […]

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CLE With Nationally Recognized Legal Business and Career Development Coach, Cordell Parvin

Please join me for a 3-hour CLE with  Cordell Parvinon Wednesday, September 22nd from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at 17300 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252. Mr. Parvin was a national construction lawyer for over 35 years and has coached over 500 attorneys in the United States and Canada since 2005. The CLE is on Securing, […]

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