With rare exception, after 40 years of law practice, I have never seen a lawyer publicly disclose what he or she charges for various legal services. Until now … and I’m bringing the house.
I detest ambulance chasers. I’m sure you’re familiar with the term “ambulance chaser” as a derogatory term applied by many people to almost any lawyer who represents people injured car wrecks, car/truck accidents and other accidents involving automobiles and vehicles of all types. Included, of course, are wrongful death cases. An example of an “ambulance […]
In the 1980’s Stuart M. Speiser wrote a book called Lawsuit which had a profound effect on me as a young lawyer. A member of Mr. Speiser’s law firm reviewed the book with the following: Like Shakespeare’s man, a lawsuit has seven ages, pleadings, pretrial procedures, pre-trial conferences, trial, post-trial procedures, final judgment, and appeal.’ […]
TRUST In the 1969 movie, True Grit, young heroine Mattie Ross confronts a horse trader by the name of Colonel Stonehill. When she protests that Col. Stonehill pay her for her father’s stolen horse, the following colloquy occurs: Col. Stonehill: Oh, well, that’s all very interesting. The ponies are yours, take them. Your father’s horse […]
I am not a fan of dirty tricks during contested divorce. But pretending they never happen doesn’t do any good, either. Divorcing men need to understand the full range of tactics some wives use, and they need to be proactive –not reactive –as they work to secure the best possible divorce settlement. To that end, if you […]
On July 8, 2003, Doug Williams, an employee at the Lockheed Martin plant in Meridian, Mississippi, shot 14 of his co-workers, killing 6 of them before committing suicide. Three years later, the Mississippi Legislature passed Section 45-9-55 of the Mississippi Code, which allowed employees to keep weapons in their locked vehicles in the employer’s parking […]
You finally made the decision. The marriage is over. You can’t go on any longer. You’ve exhausted all the alternatives. Marriage counseling Psychological counseling of you or you and your spouse You or your spouse (or both) have been to rehab for a drug or alcohol problem Nothing has worked. Time to get out. But […]
Check out the latest social content shared from the media coverage of last weekend’s House Bill 2 Victory celebration in Corinth, MS. Attorney David Butts was among the speakers present in the day’s festivities, covering gun legislation and Mississippi rights following the favorable Mississippi Supreme Court decision. Post by Firearm Freedom Day.