The practice of law consists of whatever a lawyer does.
—Carl Llewellen, The Bramble Bush
The most frequently asked questions I get are: (1) whether agreements for results are legally binding contracts; (2) whether legalese is a required part of a contract; (3) what to do if I need protection, especially in a commercial situation; and (4) whether my lawyer can learn to do this. Answers: yes, no, maybe, and maybe.
“My name is Stewart and I am a lawyer!” (Even after twenty years in “recovery.”) The following opinion is proof that I’m a lawyer because this is what lawyers do—they render opinions, and here I am opining. So even after twenty years ...