Putting the Civil Law into Laymen’s Terms

Law school attendance does a lot of things to people that graduate and pass the bar. It teaches lawyers to use words that the pedestrian on the street cannot understand. It teaches lawyers to use concepts that are against the grain, so to speak, against common beliefs or even core beliefs.  This very brief article […]

Does attorney advertising keep the general public from knowing what the true ability of the lawyer?

There are numerous methods by which an individual or a prospective client can be referred to a law firm for legal representation.  Traditionally, referrals come from other lawyers in the area who personally know the legal abilities of those they are referring cases to.  Unfortunately, freedom of speech decisions from the United States Supreme Court […]