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    Writing Style Preferences of Supreme Court Justices

    This week, Bryan Garner and Justice Scalia released a new book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. In honor of this release, before I read it, I thought I would share five of my personal favorite writing tips from Making Your Case: The Art...

    Are You Choosing to Lead?

    In recent months, I have given a lot of thought to the idea of being a leader. One of my favorite Ted.com talks by Dave Meslin touches on this subject beautifully. He argues that society has conditioned us to believe that we must be designated or appointed...

    Don't Underestimate the Value of a Vacation

    We spend entirely too much time at work. I don't mean that we spend too much time working. I mean that often times, because of inefficiency, lack of focus, and distractions, we find ourselves at the office until later than is actually necessary. This...

    Work-Life Balance: Finding Your Qi ("Chee")

    Health and wellness in China, as I understand after working with Chinese visiting attorneys over the course of the past few weeks, centers on Qi - loosely, life force or energy flow. A healthy Qi depends on work-life balance and avoiding depletion. In...

    Favorite Legal Apps

    Here are a few of my favorite legal apps for handheld devices and tablets: 1. LinkedIn I am a big advocate of lawyers using LinkedIn as a networking and resume building tool. The LinkedIn app makes it easy to access your profile from anywhere, as...

    Think "Real"

    In an effort to help people realize their full potential as human beings, motivational speaker Tony Robbins hosts fire walking events at his conferences. At a recent conference, 21 people were treated for burns after walking across one of Robbins's...

    Learning and Teaching by Sharing Mistakes

    I would like to share some key teaching techniques that I have found effective. I'll give you a hint - you've got to start with assumption busting. In the course of running Greenhorn Legal (and now Greenhorn Bold ), I have researched and adopted...