I’m currently sitting in a one-day seminar class regarding social media, and its usefulness in business/marketing. I suppose that I really ought to consider what sort of information I would like on my lawyer website. I also should think about whether I’ll use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so on in marketing my future firm. For now, however, I’m merely a student, so I’ll deal with marketing in a few years.
I dropped the big-box retailer gig a couple weeks ago; it’s nice to have weekends not spent working. That said, I’m still at the Office of Dispute Resolution. In addition, I’ve recently been employed as a law clerk for the 72nd District Court in Lubbock, Texas. It’s a pretty fun position. I get to work on a large variety of cases, which meas I’m usually approaching a case with very little knowledge of the substantive law applicable to that case, but have to make a recommendation as to the outcome of a certain issue.
My experiences working on guardianship cases in the Office of Dispute Resolution and working on the variety of cases at the court have reinforced my desire to have my own firm, and to practice estate planning, family law, and generally have a small general-practice law firm. My experiences have also illustrated to me that people can be deceptive and conniving, and that there are judges and attorneys around who will enable (or perpetrate) poor or bad conduct.
Ooooh! I just bought a Hickey Freeman suit on eBay the other day. $120.00 + shipping and it’s AMAZING! Fully canvassed, functioning sleeve buttons, etc. It’s awesome. Bonus: I need to have the slacks taken in, as I’ve lost weight. Yesterday afternoon was a decent afternoon.