Category Archives: MM Legal Tales

Between Fences and Firearms, Part 2 — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

Continued . . . .  Most often, criminal defense attorneys use a preliminary hearing primarily for discovery purposes, to hear the prosecution’s case; to assist in their own preparation for…

Between Fences and Firearms — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

Preface:  Before reading this piece, you might want to read Cow Lawyer. Kenneth McCoy’s estate planning wasn’t finished yet, and; the Hepworth/pasture lease litigation was far from over, when McCoy…

Kangaroo Court — Range Wars and Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

Note:  If you haven’t read the piece — Making Rain Where the Sun Shines – the Making of a Country Lawyer — you might want to read it before this…

Cow Lawyer — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

Although Lawyers are supposed to be golfers, because I didn’t do much golfing once I got to Kanab, I didn’t meet many people, including potential clients, on the golf course,…

Real People for Clients — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

As I was trying to get rolling making rain as a country lawyer, I met Chet and Maggie Rawlins the Spring of ‘92.  They definitely weren’t golfers  (See Lawyers are Supposed to…

Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — the Making of a Country Lawyer — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

  Lawyers who are highly productive financially are known as Rainmakers. In the good ol’ days, a typical country lawyer might have just sat around his office reading the paper,…

Lawyers Are Supposed to be Golfers — by Mancos MacLeod

(A Chapter Excerpt from Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — Lawyers are Supposed to be Golfers — Paying My Dues as a Country Lawyer) The stereotypical lawyer is supposed…

About My Name — Just Call Me “Mac” — by Mancos MacLeod

  Until they get used to it, people always seem to struggle with my name.  Some call me Marcus.  Others call me Malcolm.  My best advice is just call me…