Thanks to Working Class Creative for Our Awesome New Sign.

July 20, 2012

Thanks to Working Class Creative for Our Awesome New Sign.

We have a new hand-lettered sign thanks to Working Class Creative. Click on the photo to see more of their stuff, or get in touch with them at workingclasscreative@gmail.com.


Lawyers and their toys (don’t tell Brian Tannebaum).

May 3, 2012

I finally cracked. Look at this lunatic idiot.

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Written on my iWhatever.*

*The obligatory signature of all Apple users. What a-holes.


Branding: Should Lawyers Always Wear A Suit to the Office?

April 22, 2012

"Marty, I always wear a suit to the office."

The year was 2008. I had just taken a job working for a guy James in suburban Pennsylvania. It was my first lawyer job. Before that, I had clerked for AnapolSchwartz, a firm regarded by many (including me) to be one of the best personal injury law firms in the country.

Now here I was working for a small neighborhood firm in suburban Philadelphia.

At first, every day I showed up dressed to the nines – a fresh suit, a tie, and a pressed white dress shirt. I was a big time Philly city lawyer who was going to show them how it was done. I was surprised to find that James wasn’t impressed. James never wore a suit to the office. For him, it was always khakis, a polo, or a button up shirt. No tie.

James once quipped after a video deposition: “One of these days I’m going to make a sleeve that looks like a suit and wear it to a video deposition. This way it looks like I’m wearing a suit on the video when I hand the witness documents.”

One day I dropped by his office and asked him about why he never wore a suit:

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