Stop and eat the BBQ

I recently had to travel to Pflugerville, Texas, which is near Austin, to take a video deposition to preserve a witness’s testimony for an upcoming trial. The deposition wouldn’t take long, maybe less than an hour. I wasn’t looking forward to t… Read More

The Mom Test

This is one of our most popular articles. We thought we’d share it again in honor of Mother’s Day … In honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I would tell you that before you sign your next contract, you should ask yourself whether my mother would… Read More

Marc named part of the Legal Elite for 2015

Georgia Trend, a magazine covering Georgia business, politics, and economic development, named Marc to its 2015 Legal Elite list. The list was published in Georgia Trend’s December issue and highlights Georgia’s top attorneys as selected by their… Read More

Planning ahead can be the difference between winning and losing

The New York Times did something very interesting last week: it published the article its reporter had written for the paper to use had Vice President Joe Biden decided to run for president. The editors published the article because they thought it h… Read More

Pick up the phone and make a call

If email and text messaging had been invented first, the telephone would be considered the most remarkable, fantastic invention. Think about it. With the telephone, you can pick up a small object and press a few buttons and instantly talk with someon… Read More

Don’t be an ostrich

We have a judgment against another lawyer because that lawyer filed a frivolous lawsuit against one of our clients. Because that lawyer is continuing to flout the legal system (there are some bad lawyers out there), we filed a motion with the court s… Read More

Check out our new website

We had a basic website for years at We knew it needed updating. Finally, we got it done. We’re pleased to announce that our new website is up and running, and we’d love for you to check it out. You’ll find information about… Read More

Your business can benefit from periodic self-reflection

One of our insurance companies sends us a letter every year asking us a series of questions about whether anything has changed in our firm. Have we opened any new locations? Do we still use the same computer programs and stationary? Does Carrie still… Read More

Have you sold your soul?

For one day in 2010, the British online-gaming store GameStation changed the terms and conditions that customers had to click through to complete their purchase to include this: “By placing an order via this GameStation Web site … you agree to gr… Read More


After 11 years of litigation—the largest trial judgment in Georgia history, three published decisions from the Court of Appeals, two denied petitions for writs certiorari by the Georgia Supreme Court, one published decision from the Georgia Supreme… Read More

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