Good Sportsmanship

Civility Is Good Sportsmanship

Sports separates “winners” from “losers.” And there is also the old adage that it isn’t whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.  In other words, good sportsmanship counts—and unsportsmanlike conduct can get you thrown out of…
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How To Search Google With An Image

While you may have searched the web for the best meatloaf recipes or how to make playdough or a million other reasons, did you know you can search the web with an image instead of just words? Maybe you have…
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It’s Back: The Future Is Now Legal Conference

You should plan to attend our second annual The Future is Now conference on May 18, 2017 in Chicago. Our first future law program last year was a great success. And based on feedback from those participants, this year’s program…
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lawyer advertising rules

Do Our Lawyer Advertising Rules Need Reform?

Advertising can be a big ethics trap for lawyers.  What lawyers can and cannot say or do in describing their services is laid out in lawyer advertising rules adopted by the state supreme courts. Most state supreme courts refer to…
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moral argument

How To Debate Politics And Win A Moral Argument

A few weeks ago, a friend sent me an article called, How To Win Your Next Political Argument. It had some great takeaways. It pointed out that people rely more on emotions than fact, that belittling someone’s opinion will lead…
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Screenshots

How To Take Screenshots

It is clear that becoming conversant, if not proficient, in technology is now required for being a lawyer. It’s even written into a comment to Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 that defines competence. So, promoting professionalism includes promoting technology. We…
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