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Can You Be a Better Boss?

By | Feb.25.15 | No Comments

Question: From a firm administrator’s perspective, what could a lawyer do to be a better boss? Sharon Abrahams: Lawyers are saddled with one of the most important jobs related to the supervision of their administrative staff: providing …Continue reading »


Legal Technology

Take-Aways from LegalTech New York

By | Feb.12.15 | No Comments

Last week, we asked a handful of legal technologists to be our reporters at LegalTech New York. The scoop? Cybersecurity topped the hot topics list (made hotter still with news that another big health-care company had been breached). But …Continue reading »


Attorney at Work Survey Report

How Do You Use Social Media? Reader Survey Results

By | Feb.03.15 | 2 Comments

There’s oh-so-much talk about social media and lawyer marketing. So we decided to get some facts of our own. In our first Attorney at Work Social Media Survey, conducted in December, we asked readers about …Continue reading »


Bonus Download

A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

By | Jan.28.15 | 1 Comment

If your ideal clients are on the Internet (and if they are alive, they are), you might be missing out on a world of marketing opportunity. You can kick back and hope the random hits …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

Does Social Media Really Work as a Marketing Tool?

By | Jan.08.15 | 1 Comment

Question: I read so much about lawyers engaging in social media, but I see little evidence of its effectiveness. How is social media being used by lawyers in a way that is beneficial? Stacy A. Smith: …Continue reading »


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How to Nail Your Elevator Speech

By | Dec.23.14 | 2 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 me feel more …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

I Hate Public Speaking! Is It Worth the Effort?

By | Dec.15.14 | 4 Comments

Question: I hate public speaking, but I do it because I’m told it’s good marketing. But when I take days to prepare for a single speech that brings me no new business, I’m inclined to …Continue reading »


The Friday 49 BONUS DOWNLOAD

Tips for the New Lawyer

By | Dec.12.14 | 2 Comments

This is not your usual Friday Five. Who among us couldn’t use some good advice? An encouraging little nudge or two in the right direction, or a timely kick under the conference table? And who …Continue reading »


Five Things We’re Celebrating at Attorney at Work

By | Nov.21.14 | 4 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 December 2010. …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

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 seen to effectively battle this …Continue reading »