Posts Tagged "litigation"

The Top 10 Rules For Staying Out of Court

It may sound counter-intuitive for a person who makes his living from litigation to share specific insights into how to stay out of court, but that’s exactly what I’m about to do. My philosophy was handed down to me from my father and borne from schoolyard brawls: Do what you can to…






VIDEO: The Top 8 Ways to Know When It’s GO TIME: #3 When The Worst-Case Scenario Really Isn’t THAT Bad

Litigation, which is something I always argue shouldn’t be pursued lightly, can be a powerful tool to wield under certain specific circumstances. I’ve already discussed how when there’s enough at stake or when the other side is ignoring you, moving toward litigation makes a lot of sense. The third scenario…






Video: The Top 8 Ways to Know When It’s GO TIME – #1: Enough at Stake

I make my living as a litigator, and so you’d imagine that it would behoove me to push my clients toward long, expensive law suits – right? WRONG. In fact, I spend a lot of time and energy trying to proactively facilitate efficient and swift conflict resolution. Because in the…






The Word That Guarantees You’ll Win Friends & Influence People… & Win in Court

“Show respect to the other person’s opinion. Never say ‘you’re wrong.’ ” ~ Dale Carnegie If I could identify the single most important aspect to conducting yourself in a street savvy way both in your personal and professional life, it would be one word – RESPECT. It should be your…






What the Mets’ World Series Loss Teaches Us About Law & Life

I’m a lifelong New York Mets fan, going back to 1969 when I was six years old, and the “Miracle Mets” came “outta no-whair” to win the World Series. So it was with great anticipation and as much hope that I spent most of the last two months watching baseball…