August 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Betsy A. Crumb
The things they don’t teach you in law school are, frankly, numerous. While I deem my legal education worthy and helpful in many ways, there was never a time when I was taught local rules; how to draft a basic pleading; how to deal with aggressive opposing counsel; or how to effectively manage high-maintenance clients, among other things.
What is confirming a hearing all about? Which motions go to judges and which go to commissioners? What are working copies and how are they different from filings?
After leaving law school, I had known I wanted to focus my practice on family law, but being...