Velvet Hammer

First firm podcast: How Karen got the name The Velvet Hammer

The other day, when I watched some attorneys in the courtroom, I was reminded how everyone needs to find their own style. Karen Koehler’s trademark Velvet Hammer style is now legendary. But, the reason why the name fits Karen like a glove is because it captures who she is–inside and outside the courtroom. She hammers away, but people don’t even realize it because of her delivery.

Sit back and enjoy a quick cup of coffee, while you listen to me chat for a few minutes with the Velvet Hammer.


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Karen Koehler gets ABA Top 100 Blawg fan favorite again!

For the third year in a row, Karen Koehler earned the most votes in the 2014 ABA Journal Top 100 Blawgs for the Velvet Hammer as the top blog in the Litigation category. With more bloggers (or should we say “blawgers”) entering the blogosphere, all of us benefit from reading their experiences, tips, and personal stories. This is certainly the case with Karen’s blog. From learning more about her experiences at trial to what she dared to wear at the annual Holly Ball, we can’t get enough. Congratulations, Karen! Keep on blawging!

Karen Koehler's Velvet Hammer blog snags ABA Top 100 spot for third year in a row as fan favorite.

Karen Koehler’s Velvet Hammer blog snags ABA Top 100 spot for third year in a row as fan favorite.

Please vote for the Velvet Hammer!

It’s that time of the year again…

Vote for the Velvet Hammer Blawg!

Vote for the Velvet Hammer Blawg!

Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected Karen Koehler’s Velvet Hammer blog as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience.  Karen continues to attract a large following via her Velvet Hammer blog with helpful tips to other litigators and for anyone who enjoys a well written account/perspective on a trial lawyer’s life.

Please cast your vote for the Velvet Hammer blog now! (The registration required to vote takes about 3 seconds.)

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