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Learning to Define Success as a Lawyer

Learning to Define Success as a Lawyer

By Mike Campbell | Mar 4, 2021 | Law Firm Management

We’ve all heard the following story before: “For a long time I chased money, but found out that the real joy in life comes from things you can’t buy.” Beyond a trope used commonly in movies, it’s a real-life experience I’ve actually had. When I was younger, I found myself chasing an ideal. My ideal […]

Interview With Bernard Nomberg

Interview With Bernard Nomberg

By Melissa Walker | Mar 3, 2021 | Interviews

Since 1995, Bernard D. Nomberg has practiced civil litigation in Birmingham, Alabama. At Nomberg Law Firm, his practice focuses on workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, and personal injury claims. Bernard is a member of the Birmingham Bar Workers’ Compensation and Solo/Small Firm Sections and serves on the Bar’s Mentoring Committee and Grievance Committee. Lawyer Minds: […]

The Issue of Bias in the Courtroom and How We Can Tackle It

The Issue of Bias in the Courtroom and How We Can Tackle It

By Tad Thomas | Mar 2, 2021 | Tad's Trial Practice Tips

Join me as I talk tips for upping your trial performance game. I’ll cover all aspects of the trial, including, but not limited to, choosing a jury, opening statements, witness testimony and cross-examination, closing arguments, jury instruction, and verdicts. Discussions are welcome in the comments section. — Tad Thomas There is substantial and growing scientific […]

Interview With Suraj A. Vyas

Interview With Suraj A. Vyas

By Melissa Walker | Feb 24, 2021 | Interviews

Suraj A. Vyas, Esq. represents clients in construction law and contract law matters. Born and raised in Howard County, Maryland, Vyas took an interest in construction work at a young age and pursued an undergraduate degree in Water Resources Management & Policy. From there, he attended the University of Baltimore School of Law. During his […]

How Much Tech Is Too Much During a Major Trial?

How Much Tech Is Too Much During a Major Trial?

By Tad Thomas | Feb 23, 2021 | Tad's Tech Corner

Technology is an essential part of any modern practicing attorney’s toolkit. In Tad’s Tech Corner, join me as I discuss how to best utilize technology– both from a device and software standpoint– during your daily lawyering tasks and during trial. Discussions, as always, are welcome in the comments section below. — Tad Thomas The technology […]

Interview With Morris Lilienthal

Interview With Morris Lilienthal

By Melissa Walker | Feb 17, 2021 | Interviews

Morris Lilienthal, of Martinson & Beason, P.C. in Huntsville, Alabama, represents injury victims and their families. As a graduate of Cumberland School of Law, Morris finished in the top fifth of his class while serving as president of Cumberland College Democrats and was on the Moot Court board. In regard to areas of practice, Morris […]

Five Fundamental Skills for Voir Dire

Five Fundamental Skills for Voir Dire

By Phillip Miller | Feb 16, 2021 | Trial Tips

Persuasive skills, world-class experts, brilliant cross-examination, and artful use of technology all fail when the jury impaneled is dominated by defense jurors. No other part of the trial is as important. Effective Voir Dire allows a lawyer to deselect jurors who cannot be fair and who will destroy any chance at justice during juror deliberations. […]

Is Our Jury Selection Process in Need of a Revamp?

Is Our Jury Selection Process in Need of a Revamp?

By Tad Thomas | Feb 9, 2021 | Tad's Trial Practice Tips

Join me as I talk tips for upping your trial performance game. I’ll cover all aspects of the trial, including, but not limited to, choosing a jury, opening statements, witness testimony and cross-examination, closing arguments, jury instruction, and verdicts. Discussions are welcome in the comments section. — Tad Thomas The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how […]

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