Professionalism


Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer

By | Jul.15.14 | 1 Comment

Every new parent knows there are far more clothing options for baby girls than for baby boys. While selections have improved in the past decade or so, it can still be a struggle to[...]

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Civility: Why It’s Critical to Keep Your Cool

By | Jun.12.14 | 1 Comment

Find yourself feeling irritated? Frustrated? Downright grind-your-teeth angry? Maybe you skipped breakfast. And lunch. Maybe your spouse was nasty to you at dinner last night. May[...]

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To Err Is Human — To Admit It, Divine

By | May.14.14 | No Comments

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[...]

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Be Bold in Black

By | May.05.14 | No Comments

Black must be the most beloved wardrobe color ever. Just look around at your next large-ish attorney gathering and bear witness to the devotion to black. But beware: Wearing black [...]

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Keeping Your Spring Fashion Frolic in Check

By | Apr.07.14 | 2 Comments

Loyal adherents to the professional dress code shudder at the arrival of warmer weather. Spring — especially that first 65-degree day — is the time when normally well-dressed l[...]

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On Balance

Ethics Watch: Alien Status and Bar Admission

By | Feb.24.14 | 3 Comments

What if you had completed all of the requirements to become an attorney admitted to practice law but, despite your best efforts to rectify the situation, were in the United States [...]

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