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5 Ways Support Staff Are Instrumental to Your Practice

By | Jul.23.15 | No Comments

For every attorney-paralegal relationship that is built on a foundation of mutual respect and admiration, there are several razed under constant consternation, engendered by a sense of entitlement on the lawyer’s part. For every long-standing …Continue reading »

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How to Handle a Bully at Work

By | Apr.06.15 | 3 Comments

Unfortunately, bullying seems never to go out of style. If you find you are being bullied in the workplace, you’ll find help at hand in this “how to” from the Attorney at Work Archives. Yes, a law …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Sweetheart Ideas for Valentine’s Day

By | Feb.06.15 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day. You can try to ignore it, hoping to slide right through it (after all, life isn’t all candy hearts and silly love songs), or you can dive in, wholeheartedly. At Attorney at Work, we stand …Continue reading »

Curmudgeon's Perspective

God and Taxes: Controlling the Conversation

By | Jan.06.15 | 1 Comment

It may surprise some to know that I hold some very strong opinions. One of the burdens of having strong opinions is knowing when to share and when not to. Really, is it conceivable that …Continue reading »

Get It Done!

Redefine Productivity and Do More of What Matters

By | May.07.13 | 4 Comments

In the midst of a recent conversation about how to leverage Evernote to become a more productive lawyer, I was asked a simple yet thought-provoking question: “Daniel, how do you define productivity?” My definition may …Continue reading »

Happy Valentine's Day

Ways to Tell Clients You Care

By | Feb.14.13 | 2 Comments

We don’t want to get all mushy on you. But it is Valentine’s Day. So what better day to get to the heart of that most rewarding, frustrating and remarkable relationship—the one you have with your clients? …Continue reading »

A Curmudgeon's Perspective

The Myth of Multitasking in the Legal Labyrinth

By | Jan.24.13 | 2 Comments

The other day I overheard my grandkids talking about me, and lawyers in general. The older one was trying to explain what it is lawyers do by repeating a comparison I’d once made between myself …Continue reading »

Getting Found on the Internet

Try These Google+ Tactics

By | Jan.22.13 | 1 Comment

I confess that I am annoyed when people call Google+ a ghost town. I have to bite my tongue and crack my knuckles to avoid furious screaming and typing “You’re doing it wrong!” But wait. Wait. …Continue reading »

Holiday Rewind: The Best of Attorney at Work

Once More With Feeling

By | Nov.23.12 | No Comments

It’s true, the warmth and affection of traditional holiday greetings really can’t be repeated too often: “Happy Hanukkah!” “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!” “Cheers!” “Don’t forget your mittens!” So, here on the cusp of …Continue reading »

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….) …Continue reading »