Monthly Archives: July 2010

Point two five

For the longest time only quantum physicists observing special relativity, and judges (see, e.g., Cal. Code Civ. Proc. §473) could enlarge time.  Not to be left out of the fun, lawyers invented the “minimum billing increment”, i.e. the smallest unit of billable time to be charged for a work task. Continue reading

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Zealous Advocacy That Isn’t

So we’ve been in the middle of some (finally) productive m&a activity in the last few months.  Like daisies after a rainstorm, the dormant deal lawyers haven’t been far behind. And so are some of their maddening concepts of client service. Continue reading