Lawyers are like organs. They come in all shapes and sizes and have a purpose. However, every organ isn’t a match for every person’s body system, blood type, and so forth. A perfectly good kidney can be rejected by the immune system of a perfectly good recipient. In the same
THE NEW FACE OF ZEALOUS ADVOCACY: TEAMWORK Background Recently, I served as counsel for a party in an adversarial matter. In this particular case, the opposing counsel, mediator, forensic accountant — all of whom had been involved in the case from the onset — comprised an anomaly in the profession.
What’s wonderful about focusing is that it can disabuse us of the misconception that ‘going in’ (turning our attention inwardly) has to be going deep. Going inside can feel threatening in that it’s unfamiliar and intangible. If we go in, we might feel we cannot modulate how fast or far