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When taking a calculated risk can be helpful to your practice

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 3:47 PM | By Geoff Kirbyson

Lawyers get called many things but they’re largely a conservative bunch and risk-takers they’re not. Such a characteristic largely comes with the territory — nobody has “get sued” on their bucket list — but taking some calculated risks can prove beneficial both within a practice and in the business of lawyering.

And if you don’t believe people in the legal community, consider that Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time who rose up from the streets of Louisville, Ky., once said, “he who is not...