Archive for May, 2010

Who’s Your Lawyer?

How institutions select lawyers is not a secret; relationships and reputations play a big role. An interesting article in the March 2010 issue of Claims magazine by Domenick DiCicco offers another truism:


Little Sister

When my sister called me not too long ago, she was trying to rent an apartment to a purported English national (let’s call him Chip) through an online service. Being the good chap that he was, Chip wanted


Pick Up the Phone!!

As the Spring Meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys concluded today, I effectively handed over to Kelly Lippincott the proverbial gavel


Lawyer Advertising Just Got Sexy

From the “Adult Gigs” Section of Craigslist: “Loop law firm looking to hire am [sic] energetic woman for their open secretary/legal assistant position. Duties will include general secretarial work, some paralegal work and