Tag Archives: Books

More On Judicial Transparency

We’ve written a number of times about the benefits of judicial transparency.  In an interview published in the July 2014 issue of the ABA Journal, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner weighs in.  Judge … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Smart Legal Consumers

Based on the book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey, a guest contributor on Moneyning.com reinterpreted the seven habits for financial frugality in a recent article: 7 Habits of Highly Frugal People.  The list is based upon the premise … Continue reading

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Surviving An Attorney/Client Relationship Breakdown

There you are all alone, your lawyer has turned against you, treating you like the enemy.  Perhaps you questioned his/her strategy, competence, or billings, and s/he reacted like a cornered cat.  What do you do? Jim Moorhead, Harvard College and … Continue reading

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Scott Turow Weighs In: The Billable Hour Must Die

Notable author, Scott Turow, wrote the cover article for the August 2007 issue of the ABA Journal, titled The Billable Hour Must Die: It rewards inefficiency. It makes clients suspicious. And it may be unethical.     Interestingly, The Billable Hour Must Die has … Continue reading

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Up and Running

Dear legal consumers, We have been very busy behind the scenes getting set up, helping clients, and working on the platform for The Legal Reformer.  Going forward, each week we will be posting about current events and news affecting legal … Continue reading

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