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

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

May 3, 2012

I finally cracked. Look at this lunatic idiot.


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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