Workstyles


Lawyers at Standing Desks: Benefits and Drawbacks

By | Jun.11.14 | 11 Comments

Recently, I was blown away by how awesome a fellow lawyer’s office is. It’s not very big, but it has a standing desk by a window that overlooks downtown Phoenix, opening up the rest of …Continue reading »


Product Spotlight Q&A

NetDocuments’ Bradlee Duncan: Creativity at Work

By | Mar.26.14 | No Comments

In Attorney at Work’s Spotlight Q&A, we talk with the people inspiring, driving and creating the next new things in the legal technology industry. During his dozen-plus years with NetDocuments, Product Manager Bradlee Duncan has …Continue reading »


Law Office Space: How Much Is Enough?

By | Mar.12.14 | 1 Comment

Question: Do law firms really need 100,000-plus square feet of office space anymore? Will coffee shops, home offices and airports be the law offices of the future, especially as the workforce gets younger? Todd Summerfelt: Back in …Continue reading »


Go Rural, Get a Job

Be a Small-Town Lawyer

By | Feb.05.14 | 4 Comments

No one needs to remind law students and recent law school graduates about the dismal job market. Only 85 percent of the class of 2012 found a job of any kind post-graduation — and only …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Dogs in the Law Office

By | Oct.09.13 | 6 Comments

I love my dog, Rosie. One of the benefits of having a virtual law practice is I get to work from home a lot — and that means my six-year-old basset hound is never far …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 »