Working From Home

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    Alex Kozinski, Movies, Non-Sequiturs, Prostitution, Racism

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.16.14

    * Lawyer grabbing drinks in hotel bar accused of being a prostitute by security guards. In fairness, she probably said, “I bill out at $600/hour!” a little too loudly. [The Root]

    * In finance, interns are only there for sex. Probably not how the law will see it. [Dealbreaker]

    * Judge Kozinski found his way into another Atlas Shrugged movie. The true accomplishment of the mega-industrialists is funding two sequels of the first putridly reviewed movie. [Josh Blackman’s Blog]

    * Are you sick and tired of reading about the 10 books that your Facebook friends think will most impress you most influenced them? Here’s a much better question: the 10 Rock Songs that most influenced you… [What About Clients?]

    * New Jersey has a new alimony law. So before you leave your wife for your goomah, check it out capische. [Larry the New Jersey Lawyer’s Cogitations]

    * Meant to write this up as a full post yesterday, but time got away from us. In any event, Geuaxjudge is Geauxone. Judge Michael Maggio, best known for launching racist and sexist comments about Charlize Theron’s adoption, has been fired by order of the Arkansas Supreme Court. [CNN]

    * Following up on this afternoon’s piece about lawyering from home, maybe one overlooked factor is meeting your clients, at least once, in an office. [Law and More]

    * This Friday, the CBLA and the Fordham IP Institute are hosting a visiting high-level legal delegation from China, including multiple judges from the Supreme Court of the PRC, multiple members of the Ministry of Commerce. If you’re interested, RSVP. [Chinese Business Lawyers Association]

    2 Comments / / Sep 16, 2014 at 5:02 PM
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    Small Law Firms, Solo Practitioners

    What Does Lawyering From Home Say About You? Either You’re A Genius Or Unemployable

    Imagine the convenience of strolling down the hall to begin the workday, dressed in your finest “whatever was laying around,” and taking a break to read Above the Law without anyone being the wiser. Living the dream.

    15 Comments / / Sep 16, 2014 at 2:30 PM
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    Biglaw, Holidays and Seasons, Partner Issues

    Biglaw Holiday Decision Tree: Do You Have To Work The Friday After Thanksgiving?

    How can you tell if you need to be working on Black Friday?

    17 Comments / / Nov 21, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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    In-House Counsel, Practice Pointers

    House Rules: Is Yahoo Serious?

    Working from a brick-and-mortar office is not only unnecessary, but ignores the realities of the modern, global marketplace.

    30 Comments / / Feb 27, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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    Biglaw, Billable Hours, Boutique Law Firms, Small Law Firms

    From Biglaw to Boutique: Working from Home

    Assuming that “working from home” means that you still are working, should a firm care when or whether an attorney comes into the office, provided nothing time-sensitive needs to be accomplished that day?

    30 Comments / / Jan 24, 2013 at 1:27 PM