“Counselor! Please Counsel Your Client!”*

For the past few years, I have taught a course in legal studies to undergraduate students at Brandeis University. Teaching undergraduates about the law is challenging—yet probably one of the most illuminating experiences with regard to my interaction with clients. By the time students get to law school, they have already developed a particular mindset… Continue reading »


Which Lawyers Can Be Trusted?

The longer I practice, the clearer it becomes to me that there are, in effect, two types of lawyers: ones you can trust and ones who do not know how to be trusted. In other words, can the lawyer achieve a trust-based relationship wherein he or she provides strategic advice that effectively and beneficially influences… Continue reading »