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The Friday 1,000

Five Things We’re Celebrating at Attorney at Work

By | Nov.21.14 | 3 Comments

How long have you been a subscriber to Attorney at Work? Those of you who have been with us from the very beginning have been receiving “one really good idea every day” since D[...]

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Gender Bias: Time to Leave Your Law Firm?

By | Nov.20.14 | No Comments

Question: I’m a young female lawyer working in a midsize law firm. It’s fairly obvious that women are treated as second-class citizens around here. Are there ways that you have[...]

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Ask the Experts

What ‘Creative Perks’ Boost Morale?

By | Nov.05.14 | No Comments

Question: For a smaller firm without a huge budget, what kinds of "creative perks" could we offer employees to show appreciation, to help boost morale and motivation? Lori Ann [...]

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Ask the Marketing Experts

Embarrassed About Your Elevator Speech?

By | Oct.29.14 | No Comments

Question: I need help with my “elevator speech.” When I begin to tell people about my practice, I tend to get flustered and embarrassed. Do you have any advice that would help [...]

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Enterprising Lawyer

Douglas Sorocco, Enterprising Lawyer

By | Oct.28.14 | 1 Comment

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they[...]

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How to Handle Disagreements in the Law Office

By | Oct.01.14 | No Comments

Question: Do you have any recommendations for dealing with disagreements between co-workers? I don't mean just staff. Sometimes it is even an issue among the lawyers in our firm. W[...]

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