The Country Lawyer and the Blame Game

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I am a trial lawyer. My cases involve unfortuanate tragedies where a loved one has been maimed or even killed by another person. Usually, it is not difficult to figure out what happened. Someone was drunk and driving or fell asleep and crossed the road or was texting and not paying attention. It is hard
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I’m a Better Attorney for Making House Calls

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I put about 40,000 miles on my truck a year. I have cases all over the state and some across the country. I have a nice office and, of course, meet clients in the office. But many times, and maybe most of the time, I travel to meet the client. Why? I find that meeting
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Docket Day

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In the rural Kansas counties, the District Judge will travel to the small counties in the district usually once a month. Routine business is handled on a “docket” where the Judge will call the docket, case by case, and the lawyers will inform the judge of the status of the case. Minor hearings might also
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A Little Uncommon Sense

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From time to time, I will hear someone say: “What we need in this country is a little common sense.” I know you’ve all heard it too. I think I know what they mean and I don’t disagree with the notion. But may I suggest that we can do with a little “uncommon sense” too.
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Country Lawyer Approval Rating

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When we think of approval rating’s we usually think about politicians. Right now the Kansas Governor and the President have approval ratings in the low 30’s. A politician can feel good if 50% of the people approve of the job they are doing. You know I pride myself as a Country Lawyer and we struggle
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