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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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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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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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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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Shy? How to Make It in a Networking World

By | Sep.08.14 | 1 Comment

Question: I'm an inexperienced lawyer, and naturally timid. How can I be expected to thrive in a networking environment? What's the best way to follow up after meeting someone new?[...]

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How to Welcome a Lateral Attorney

By | Jul.29.14 | 1 Comment

Question: A partner from a local firm is joining our practice in a few weeks. It's been several years since we hired a senior lateral attorney, and, honestly, it didn't go so well [...]

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