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About Joe Mullich

Joe Mullich’s writing has appeared in more than 500 publications, ranging from the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and Wired Magazine to Consumer Reports, Cosmopolitan, and The Onion. He has received more than four dozen writing awards from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, National Headliners, International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors, LA Press Club, and other press organizations. He has written more than 50 stories for Super Lawyers, including regular cover features in Southern California. The common thread in his work is story telling—relating even the most complex topics in terms of the effect on people.

Articles Written by Joe Mullich

McNicholas & McNicholas & McNicholas

A father, two sons, and letting Rodman be Rodman

Breaking the Algorithm

Neel Chatterjee’s offbeat recipe for Silicon Valley success

Serving the Underserved

Julia Yoo represents the female prisoners and others society has written off 

The Difference Maker

The passion and decorum of J. Bernard Alexander III

Opposing Forces

For Joan Fife and Jahan Sagafi, being on opposing sides doesn’t mean yelling across the table

Hooray for Bollywood

Nitasha Khanna lists her favorite films from India

Going Bollywood

Family law attorney Nitasha Khanna has a background in Hindi dance

In for the Long Haul

When Amrit Kulkarni’s not catching waves, he’s helping build big things

The Science Teacher

How Heidi Keefe used a tin recipe box and a pink stuffed animal to explain tech to juries

Palace Intrigue

Bronze Star recipient Phillip Hosp’s path to the law went through Iraq

The Enforcement Mechanism

How Daniel T. Pascucci became an expert in global asset recovery

Medium Cool

Why you can't fluster Mona Hanna

Barbara Moser's Big Picture

The San Francisco attorney puts her psychology creds to work in her family law practice

A Figure of Speech

Mane Sardaryan learned English with the help of Lucille Ball and Charles Dickens

In the Style of E.B. White

Martin Buchanan enjoys a good fight; he just prefers it in writing

A Midwestern Soul

Nancy Sher Cohen is firm but fair

Trying History

How Dale Minami took on the U.S. government and rewrote an internment survivor’s story

Moving Past Binary

Will Chuchawat cuts to the chase

The Lawyer Off Main Street

Juanita Brooks knows what to do with "a dry patent case"

The Trial Specialist

Jennifer L. Keller’s path to success came via odd jobs and public defense

From the Top

Elizabeth Cabraser tackles Volkswagen, Takata and Exxon—and seldom misses a drumming gig

Kornberg's Bet

Jessie Kornberg makes connections and pursues justice at Bet Tzedek


Craig McClellan argues complicated cases for two-minute minds

The Lawyer Judges Wish They Could Clone

Rick Watters keeps his focus on the client—and his ego in check

Tea With Ginsburg, Hiking With O’Connor

Two attorneys reminisce about their year clerking or the U.S. Supreme Court

The Two Sides of Koji Fukumura

The securities lawyer is a mix of laid-back Hawaiian and Philly street fighter

Annette Hurst: Defending Your Right to Skip Ads

How she got a judge to reject broadcasters’ demands for an injunction against DISH Network

A Quintessential American Story

Ken Lee’s journey from Seoul, to Koreatown, to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Fitzgerald's Trumpet

When Ken Fitzgerald isn’t repping the San Diego Chicken or cross-examining bad actors, he moonlights with the La Jolla Symphony

Security for Survivors

Latham & Watkins helps Holocaust victims seek financial reparations from the German government

Firm Values

For Morrison & Foerster, pro bono work is more than just a priority

Who Would Rosie Hire?

Jean K. Hyams is all about making sure her clients get a fair shake in the workplace

Life After Life Without Parole

Marshall Camp successfully argued the first case under the Fair Sentencing for Youth Act

The Contrarians

Aitken•Aitken•Cohn takes on Disneyland, mountain lions, and hit-and-run executives

Extraordinary Abilities

Julie Pearl leads Pearl Law Group’s pro bono charge on immigration cases

How Jeff Lawson Doubled His Lifetime

An unlucky draft number proved transformational for the San Jose environmental lawyer

The Ownership Society

What makes Andrews Lagasse Branch & Bell work?

Across the Aisle: Linda Miller Savitt and David deRubertis

The two employment attorneys share alma maters and a big-picture perspective; but their disagreements are legend

Friending Ted Ullyot

Facebook’s first general counsel participates in hackathons, runs races, and brings the legal and engineering teams together

A Civil Defense

Don’t underestimate the cordial Nancy Sheehan

Billion-Dollar Man

Commercial real estate lawyer Stuart Graiwer navigates the global financial meltdown

The Defense (Never) Rests

John H. Gomez was already a top trial lawyer; then he went back to college—Gerry Spence’s

The Calming Force

Why Michael Tuchin calls bankruptcy ‘the emergency medicine of law’

Disney’s GC Works His Magic

Alan Braverman, general counsel at The Walt Disney Co., has an instinct for what’s around the corner

Common Touch

Terry McMahon’s working-class roots helped make him an uncommonly good IP attorney

Bleeding Dodger Blue

Recent Texas transplant Victoria Cook has already made a splash in the McCourt divorce case

Mr. Fix-It

When lawyers have a mess on their hands, they call Charles Sevilla

From O.J. to Skilling

Dan Petrocelli on how to handle the high-profile cases

The Professor of Defamation

When the Queen of Soul—yes, Aretha—felt she was libeled, she called Michael Niborski

The Fencer

Why Claudette Wilson chooses artful over aggressive

The Smoking Gun Detective

The understated, underrated Mark Robinson’s outrageously creative research pays dividends

Made in the U.S.A.

Glenn Weinman, designer of legal strategy at American Apparel

The Million-Dollar Man

Mike Kelly is a very funny man. But facing him in court is no laughing matter

The Gladiator

Cynthia Chihak's eat-what-you-kill philosophy

It’s Hot When You Face the Broiler

Bruce Broillet knows how to weave dreams and win cases

Why Did Carol Burnett Sue Over That?

Jean-Paul Jassy and the fight for free speech  

The Supreme Court Whisperer

Jean-Claude André's high court trifecta        

Tough Guy

The unfazeable Robert Murphy

The Prosecutor Gonna Knock You Out

Amy Dinn fights hard, on skates and in the courtroom

The Max Factor in Mediation

Bringing beauty to the business of law

Michael Baroni Hates Big Law Bills

By keeping lawsuit costs low, and thinking like a businessman, this general counsel has presided over a doubling of company revenues

Seeking Asylum

Whether he’s representing a princess or an accused terrorist, San Diego's Jonathan Montag fights for immigrant rights

The Magician of Hopeless Causes

Welcome to the Winston McKesson files of formerly lost cases

Portrait of the Lawyer as a Young Arts-Lover

Mitch Mitchell doesn't just represent artists and writers, he is one himself

The 5-foot-1-inch Giant-Killer

How diminutive Debra Yang took on L.A.’s bad guys and won

Don't Mess with the Bulldog

Jeff Lenkov’s clients love him, and it’s not just because of the pet rocks

A Perfect Storm

Bill Jackson had to make a tough decision: stick by his client or stick up for his bankbook

Spider-Man's Savior

Carole Handler’s very apt appellation

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