Monthly Archives: October 2018

Can Forgetting To Pay Land You In Jail?

If you’ve ever walked out of a store holding merchandise without paying for it, even “accidentally,” most lawyers (regardless of practice area) might guess that a crime has been committed. However, what happens if you realize your “mistake” before you leave the store? Can you still be charged with a crime? Recently, the Appellate Division […]

How To Handle Stress As An Attorney

Newsflash: being a lawyer is stressful. Okay, that obviously goes without saying. The stressful nature of legal practice is well-documented and obvious even to the most junior attorneys. Many attorneys work long hours in an adversarial system where the stakes are high. Besides the general pressures that all attorneys face, these days, millennial attorneys face […]

Can The Law Handle Implicit Bias

  Even though it hasn’t been totally eliminated, there has been major progress over the last 50 years as it relates to employment discrimination. Whether it’s through Title VII or New York State and New York City’s Human Rights Laws, plaintiffs have multiple avenues with which to pursue their claims and hold employers accountable for […]

Making A Good Impression On The Judge

Whether it’s a bail hearing, a discovery dispute, or an appellate court  argument, the importance of making a good impression on the judge can’t be overstated. If it comes down to a close case, getting the judge on your side early can make all the difference in getting him or her to rule in your […]

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