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holiday rewind: The best of Attorney at Work

Giving the Gift of Doing Good

By | Nov.22.12 | No Comments

For my birthday a friend had a tree planted in my honor in my home state of Ohio. (A tad amusingly, the friend’s last name happens to be Sycamore, but be that as it may….) Her [...]

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LAWYERS SHOULD LEAD THE WAY

Be Younger Next Year

By | Nov.13.12 | No Comments

I wanted to be a lawyer even when I was a little kid, and I was right. I loved the practice. Absolutely loved it. Hell, I loved law school, which is weird. But after 25 years, most[...]

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The Friday Five

Take Five for You

By | Nov.02.12 | 1 Comment

The life of a lawyer, especially a solo or small firm practitioner, is often stressful. Stress itself is not necessarily a bad thing. Our body’s reaction to stress actually hel[...]

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Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: Is It Depression?

By | Sep.24.12 | 1 Comment

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble it is worse, for both your friend and the firm, to avoid the issu[...]

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Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: If You Suspect Substance Abuse

By | Sep.12.12 | 2 Comments

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble—experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol or spiraling i[...]

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The Friday Five

Where the Sidewalk Ends

By | Jul.06.12 | No Comments

Shel Silverstein's writing had a profound impact on me and my family. Thumbing through his classic Where the Sidewalk Ends recently brought back some nice memories, and then set m[...]

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