Fake It 'Til You Make It
When teaching speaking skills to lawyers, the first question is why participants are there. What do they want out of the session? The most common answer is they want to feel more c[...]Continue reading »
The wait to hear about an online job application is often too long, and the process is often discouraging. If you don’t have a personal connection to the employer, it will be d[...]Continue reading »
One of the striking things about law practice is our “sink-or-swim” mentality when it comes to junior associates. They do their law studies, we recruit them through various mec[...]Continue reading »
It was my worst nightmare as a young lawyer. I had spent hours and hours cite checking a brief, only to have a more senior colleague say, “Shari, these citations are all wrong[...]Continue reading »
A family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and rec[...]Continue reading »
Nothing But the Ruth!
As I looked out at the audience while teaching a CLE course recently, I started to wonder how many of them were there because they were interested in the material or because they j[...]Continue reading »