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Sep 15

“Teach Your Children Well”

Some Things Law Schools Should Teach A blizzard of media coverage on the educational crisis and its unsustainable model concludes that for many students, higher education is no longer such a great deal. This includes law schools. Once a ticket to a secure living–if not wealth for those entering elite... read more →
Aug 28

What’s A Lawyer?

The Oxford dictionary defines a lawyer as: “A person who practices or studies law; an attorney or a counselor.” That definition might be expanded to include: (1) licensure; (2) engages in the practice of law; (3) exercises professional judgment; and (4) acts on behalf of client(s).  So, let’s go with:... read more →
Aug 18

Why Legal Mosaic?

I decided to name this blog “Legal Mosaic” for a number of reasons. I am a visual person and, so, try to inject visual images–and metaphors-- into written and oral presentations.  They help to tell a story, and good lawyers are usually good storytellers.  As a recovering trial lawyer, I... read more →
Aug 14

The Legal Delivery Model: A Post-Cubist Paradigm

A “Selfie” of the Current Legal Landscape The legal field is in a state of flux–many would say decline.  I prefer reconfiguration.  The forecast is bleak.  The evidence supports the glum outlook: law school enrollment is declining; student debt is escalating; the job market for lawyers–newly minted and old-hands alike--... read more →