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The King of Torts

Friday, April 25th, 2008

So I’m in the middle of reading John Grisham’s The King of Torts. Makes me think about the whole "ambulance chaser" label slapped on attorneys. So what is it that gets people upset at the attorneys?
Is it the way they advertise? If that was the problem then those guys would go out […]

Thomas Skinner in the News

Monday, April 14th, 2008

I was poking around on the web tonight and came across this archived article from 2001 in the Deseret News. This was a report on a venture funding event that the company I worked for (Communitect) attended. I believe this historic document is the first time I was ever quoted in the media. […]

Law School is a Go!

Friday, April 11th, 2008

I found out today that I was accepted to the UNLV Boyd School of Law, so I will be starting law school in the fall. I’m looking forward to the challenge of learning the law and I know it will be a rewarding experience.
Now that I know I will be attending law school I […]

UNLV Boyd School of Law U.S. News Ranking

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Congratulations to the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law for jumping from 100 to 88 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nations best law schools. It’s great to see the school continue to gain recognition on its merits at such a staggering pace. It’s hard to believe the […]

No Longer the Poor Man’s Party

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

My first recollection of politics was when I was about eight years old. Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter were contending for the presidency. Reagan was a smooth talking, charismatic, superstar Republican Governor from California, and Carter was the politically troubled (mostly due to the oil crisis) southern incumbant Democrat. I didn’t really […]