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The New Lawyer

You Will Be Bullied — Be Prepared!

By | Dec.10.14 | No Comments

It's probably a good thing that it happened to me right away. About two weeks into my legal career, I had my first encounter with a bully lawyer. I was working at the Chicago of[...]

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Changing Careers

Time to Leave Law Behind? Then What?

By | Dec.09.14 | No Comments

There are generally two questions that worry dissatisfied attorneys as they consider leaving the law. First, “How do I know I’m ready (really, really ready) to leave the law?[...]

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Support Staff

Support Staff Makes Your Bacon

By | Dec.08.14 | 2 Comments

My wife is about a million times smarter than I am. (No … 100 billion.) For my money, that’s the recipe for a successful marriage. I’m a lawyer; she’s a legal assistant.[...]

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The Friday Five

Five Ways to Sink Your Law Blog

By | Dec.05.14 | 1 Comment

Some lawyers spend hours upon hours each month working on their blogs, and yet they have no traffic to show for it. One reason is poor content. There are some common mistakes la[...]

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The New LexisNexis Firm Manager Emerges 

By | Dec.04.14 | 2 Comments

In February 2014, LexisNexis relaunched the original 2011 Firm Manager, its online law practice management program for solo and small firm lawyers. Why the original product did[...]

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Skills

Lawyers Suck at Listening

By | Dec.03.14 | 5 Comments

Oh, don’t act so shocked. You know it’s true. Even if you’re an exceptionally sensitive lawyer, you’re still stuck dealing with other lawyers. And you’re not exactly a fa[...]

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