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Dec
12
December 2022 Newsletter

December 2022 Newsletter

Hey friends, You may have noticed there were no editions of suasponte in October and November. It would be easy
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Dec
11
Is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Action Triable by Jury? Gist depends.

Is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Action Triable by Jury? Gist depends.

The California constitution guarantees the right to a jury trial for litigants in civil proceedings. But it is limited to
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Dec
11
The Three Alarms by Eric Partaker

The Three Alarms by Eric Partaker

Eric Partaker was a workaholic who had a heart attack on a flight and nearly died. This wake-up call caused
1 min read
Dec
11
The Bullet Journal

The Bullet Journal

The new year is almost here. So, this is a great time to share with you the Bullet Journal Method
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Sep
16
September 2022 Newsletter

September 2022 Newsletter

Hey friends, I hope everyone had a relaxing Labor Day weekend! My rafting trip down the Green River through Wyoming,
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Sep
15
Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

There are so many distractions, interruptions and things to do in our busy lives that it is difficult to make
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Sep
15
Delay Delivery

Delay Delivery

Have you ever sent an email then thought the better of it, or realized you forgot the attachment, important information,
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Sep
15
Attorney-Client Privilege: Assert it or Lose It

Attorney-Client Privilege: Assert it or Lose It

Today, privileged documents (ranging from emails to client memoranda to retainer agreements) are inadvertently produced to opposing counsel during the
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Aug
08
August 2022 Newsletter

August 2022 Newsletter

August is here! Last month, I went on a short fishing trip to Kenai, Alaska where I saw an active
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Aug
07
Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce

I recently listened to a podcast interview of Irving Azoff, Chairman of Full Stop Management, which represents recording artists. Azoff
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