WHY???? (Part One)

WHY are attorneys so expensive?   WHY does my divorce cost so much?   WHY is my attorney bill so high?   WHY can’t you tell me what it’s going to cost me to (enter your legal action here)?  WHY do lawyers get paid so much?   WHY do I even need...

WHY???? 
(Part Two)

WHY are attorneys so expensive?   WHY does my divorce cost so much?   WHY is my attorney bill so high?   WHY can’t you tell me what it’s going to cost me to (enter your legal action here)?  WHY do lawyers get paid so much?   WHY do I even need...

The Cost of Being Right

I have heard clients say this innumerable times.  And often times, the client is correct – the client is right and the other side is wrong and taking advantage of a situation.  BUT . . . . . . being right isn’t necessarily the most cost-efficient way to...

Your Attorney: The Park Ranger

When clients ask me about the legal process and what to expect from me as their attorney, I usually give them the following ranger-in-the-national-park analogy. The legal system is like a huge national park.  Think of it as Yosemite, or Yellowstone, or The Grand...

“I need a bike.”

Anyone remember this line?  It’s from “Risky Business”, spoken by Joel (played by Tom Cruise, when he looks like he was all of nine years old), right after Joel gets a five-day suspension from school for taking uber-matronly Nurse Bolik by the collar and asking...