How To Stay in “Trial Shape”

This article was originally posted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on May 3, 2013 PUBLISHER: MICHAEL B. KRAMER | EDITOR: OLIVIA CLARKE WORDS OF WILLENS As my last trial wrapped up, opposing counsel and I were invited into chambers by the presiding judge to unwind from a weeklong battle. We started to shoot the […]

Trading Fantasy Jobs For Reality Work

This article was originally posted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on March 8, 2013 PUBLISHER: MICHAEL B. KRAMER | EDITOR: OLIVIA CLARKE When my 7-year-old is asked what she wants to be when she grows up, she gives a long-winded exuberant response. “I want to be an Olympic swimmer, or an actress, or a […]

Injury Lawyer Decides To Give Back

This article was originally posted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on November 2, 2012 PUBLISHER: MICHAEL B. KRAMER | EDITOR: OLIVIA CLARKE I am entering my eighteenth year of practicing law and enjoying myself more than ever. Now that I am more grounded with experience, I’ve become more of a “giver” than “receiver.” In […]