Slides from the PBI Real Estate Institute – Client Data Security

My slides from the PBI Real Estate Institute. My presentation was on client data security, ethical issues and technological solutions. Slides for the PBI Real Estate Institute on Security Client Data from Jennifer Ellis, JD, LLC

Two Hours in the Life of Someone with Fatigue

Let me tell you about my day so far.  As I sit to write this, it is 9:40 in the morning. I woke up around 7:45 give or take. I had a perfectly fine night’s sleep. As usual, I slept much of the day yesterday. This has been my day morning. Woke up around 7:45 […]

Disclaimers for Social Media Sites

I wrote a guestpost for Good2bSocial. The topic is how to handle disclaimers on social media posts. My post includes a discussion of where to put disclaimers and provides samples. Check it out.

I Have an Open and Shut Personal Injury Case!

Question: I have an open and shut personal injury case! Will a lawyer charge me less because my case is so easy? Answer: The first thing I would like to explain is that there is no such thing as an open and shut personal injury case. Such a thing simply does not exist. Defendants are […]

Do Lawyers Memorize Laws?

A question I get a lot on Quora involves two basic aspects of law practice. Do you have to have a good memory to be a lawyer? Do lawyers memorize laws? Lawyers and Good Memories Lawyers do need to have good memories. Especially litigators. When I handle a case, I have a tendency to memorize […]

The Fun of Blustering Lawyers – Just Take the Block People

I answer questions on a site called Quora. Most of my answers involve legal issues, though sometimes I answer questions on general advice. The reason I answer questions on Quora and not on most other sites, is because Quora has a policy called BNBR, which stands for Be Nice Be Respectful. In other words, Quora […]

Vacuuming is Hard & Advice on Cleaning

It is funny. There are things that we just take for granted in our lives. One of those things is the ability to clean. While most people hate cleaning, it is something we know we need to do. So we do it. This includes vacuuming. Vacuuming shouldn’t be very hard, right? You take this piece […]

Thank You and The Current State of Things

The last twenty four hours have been quite interesting. I chose to reveal something I have, for the most part, kept to myself. I wasn’t exactly sure how people would react. Universally, they have been lovely. I have received many emails, private messages, and posts. And I thank you all. In my experience, there are […]

My Illness Feels Like a Mountain

I am going to talk about something new today. I am going to talk about being sick. This is something I do not speak about much. Very few people know the extent of what I have been going through. But I have decided to talk about it now. Perhaps my writing about my health will […]

What is Negligence?

If someone injures you and you want to sue them, it is important that your lawyer first establish whether the person who hurt you was negligent. Not all injures are appropriate for lawsuits. And not all injuries are due to someone else’s negligence. If the other person does not meet the elements of negligence, any […]