Pecuniary means something relating to money.
A plaintiff has the option of suing for damages in a civil case either where an event, such as an accident, happened, or wherever the defendant resides. Consider just how powerful such a decision can be.Paul M. Lisnek
I am currently in the section that talks about expert witnesses. I find this to be a fascinating topic. Some expert witnesses make big money. They can make or break a case.
Last week, I watched my lawyer mentor engage in negotiations. I was privy to his thoughts before he made his moves and offers. It was very interesting to watch.
I came away understanding that it is important to have a bottom floor number set in stone with your client. You need to know what dollar amount they are comfortable with.
With the job market being so brutal for law school graduates, I am very cautious about where I am going for law school. One of the schools that I am thinking about attending is Wake Forest.
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often the real loser - in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of becoming a good man. There will always be enough business. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this... A moral tone ought to be infused into the profession which should drive such men out of it.Abraham Lincoln
I have learned a hard lesson of life. Much like learning that a stove top is hot and will burn you by touching it, I have learned that private conversations should remain private by posting a private conversation publicly. I foolishly posted word-for-word a private message conversation that I had with an expert in a certain field. This was not wise nor honest.
Today was a good day! I got my first recruiting gift.