The Arkansas Rules for Minimum Continuing Legal Education require that all attorneys licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Arkansas obtain a minimum of twelve (12) hours, including one (1) hour of ethics, during each reporting period, which runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. See the Rules here. So basically, if […]
In the age of social networking, the legal industry has apparently stepped up to the plate. A recent article from The Wall Street Journal online, To Blog or Not to Blog, tells the tale of a relatively new form of communication of the late 90s that either peaked too early and fizzled out or, rather, […]
“The law is viewed as a business these days–and not as a noble profession. Law firms are operated as banks.” Bobby Lee Cook, ABA Journal March 2009. Even sadder, considering the current state of our banks.
My keen organizational skills (sniff sniff…can you smell the sarcasm?) have been the subject of more than one post already. Here, let me explain how I attempt to organize my own thoughts…my attempt at compartmentalization. You see, as I think about what I’ll be doing over the next couple of days I understand more and […]
“Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another.”–Mary Katherine Bateson, author of Willing to Learn: Passages of Personal Discovery, as quoted by Buck Lewis in President’s Perspective: What’s So […]
“[T]he legal profession renders its practitioners acute, inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defense, full of resources. No other profession is more closely connected with actual life than the law. It concerns the highest of all temporal interests of man–property, reputation, the peace of all families, the arbitrations and peace of nations, liberty, life […]