Life Lesson Learned in 4th Grade

It was my fourth grade teacher, Ms. Gooden, who first showed me the word “assume” hyphenated. It’s something we’ve all heard before – Never “Assume” because it makes an ASS out of U and ME. After the grade school giggling had subsided, I learned two important lessons that day. First, I would never misspell the word “assume” again. Second, I would never assume something was fact in fear of making an ASS out of U and ME (mostly ME). I was recently reminded of this little nugget while supporting a trial in the rural town of Zapata, TX.  … Read the rest

I’m a Lawyer, should I get an iPhone? | Part One

After getting involved in a “Blackberry versus iPhone” thread on LinkedIn, I thought it might make sense to write a series of posts about my experience transitioning to the iPhone after being a Blackberry user for as long as they’ve existed.  This is not meant to be a comprehensive comparison of every feature.  If you want that, there are lots of reviews out there.  I also realize that these aren’t the only two options.  Android is starting to become a player, and you’ve also got your Palm Pre and what not, but most lawyers I know use a Blackberry, and  … Read the rest