Top 5 Tips for Lawyers Arguing Their First Appeal

This missive shall draw them into immediate submission!

Back in 2010, I wrote an article for this blog on Top 10 Tips for Young Trial Lawyers It remains one of the most viewed and re-viewed articles on my blog. Since its publication, there has not been a week that it has not been viewed. This week, I judged New York Law School’s Wagner… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Lawyers Arguing Their First Appeal

Golf is a Lot Like Trying Cases

April 11, 2017 is National Be Kind to Lawyers Day.

Out on Long Island, where I have a law office and where I live, lawyering and golfing go hand in hand. Its expected that if y practice law out here, you golf. Personally, I hate golf and only do so rarely and only at Golf Outings. I’m terrible at it since I only took the… Continue reading Golf is a Lot Like Trying Cases

New Tip Rules In Effect For NY Restaurants and Hotels!

Normally tipping is no more complicated than figuring out whether to leave    15 or 20% of the check based on the service you received (or less or more if the service was particularly bad or good). Well, for restaurant, hotel and bar owners, the NYS Labor Department has issued the first-ever set of guidelines for… Continue reading New Tip Rules In Effect For NY Restaurants and Hotels!