Philosophy

The Happy Lawyer, Introduction–Part One: Orientation

Michael Sean Quinn, Ph.D, J.D., Etc. 2630 Exposition Blvd  #115 Austin, Texas 78703 (o) 512-296-2594 (c) 512-656-0503 mquinn@msqlaw.com Preface  There are lots of books and articles focusing on a whole array of "happiness topics":  how to think...

The Very Unhappy Lawyer-Part Zero

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series HAPPY LAWYER

The Happy Lawyer: Recommendations & Advice

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series HAPPY LAWYER

Two Duties of Lawyers

Lawyers and Loyalty Consider the following opening paragraph in Magistrate Judge's (Hon. Nan R. Noland) opinion in regarding e-discovery in Kleen Products, LLC v. Packaging Corporate Corp. of Am. (___ F.Supp ___ S.D.N.Y.___ (Sept. 28, 2012, 2012 WL 4498465). “Lawyers...

Yet Another General Approach

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series HAPPY LAWYER

Stoicism versus Epicureanism–Sense versus Sensibility

A PROFOUND PHILOSOPHICAL FUSION In the ancient world of Greek and Roman philosophy, Stoicism and Epicureanism were regarded as competing and contradictory philosophical systems, schools, outlooks, notions, and so forth. I recently ran across a situation in which the...

Folk ‘Anything’

"Folk X" Is Usually Derisive Folklore" and "folktales" are not terms of contempt, but many such terms are, like "folk-wisdom," "folk-psychology," and so forth. The list goes on and on. This phraseology is often a professorial epithet used to refer to "common...

CURRENT INSURANCE LAWYERING

SOME CURRENTS Insurance law and practice hasn’t changed much in the last couple of decades. In part that is because insurance law itself is in the doldrums. Doctrinal stagnation has been inflicted upon the practice inflicted upon the community of coverage. Some have...
Two Duties of Lawyers

Two Duties of Lawyers

Lawyers and Loyalty Consider the following opening paragraph in Magistrate Judge's (Hon. Nan R. Noland) opinion in regarding e-discovery in Kleen Products, LLC v. Packaging Corporate Corp. of Am. (___ F.Supp ___ S.D.N.Y.___ (Sept. 28, 2012, 2012 WL 4498465). “Lawyers...

Folk ‘Anything’

Folk ‘Anything’

"Folk X" Is Usually Derisive Folklore" and "folktales" are not terms of contempt, but many such terms are, like "folk-wisdom," "folk-psychology," and so forth. The list goes on and on. This phraseology is often a professorial epithet used to refer to "common...

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