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The Project Management ABC’s

By | Jul.27.16 | No Comments

A Curmudgeon’s Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity (“A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers“) got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new …Continue reading »


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Law Practice Management Tips: Read the Classics

By | Jun.15.16 | 1 Comment

Ah, summertime. Some of us toss things in a bag and answer the siren call of the road, while others are happy staking out a quiet space on the patio for a good read. Either way, …Continue reading »


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Classic Law Practice Productivity Tips

By | Jun.10.16 | No Comments

Forget juggling. Most of us feel like we’re endlessly spinning plates, hoping we can keep all the parts and pieces of our lives from crashing to the ground. Then along comes summer, and the promise of …Continue reading »


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Setting Up An All-Mac Law Office

By | Jun.09.16 | 1 Comment

Ah, summertime. Some of us toss things in a bag and answer the siren call of the road, while others of us hunker down with a MacSparky guide and spend off hours at the Apple Store. …Continue reading »


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Update: Five Ways to Receive Credit Card Payments

By | Jun.08.16 | 2 Comments

This week at Attorney at Work, we’ve collected some of our most popular posts — the “classics” that get quoted, reprinted and shared over and over — to kick off your summer and ignite some creative …Continue reading »


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Truth About Going to Law School: Where’s the Value?

By | Jun.07.16 | 1 Comment

This summer, as graduates prepare for their next steps — whether they’re heading off to law school, or studying for the bar then starting a new job — it’s likely you know someone (maybe you?) who’s …Continue reading »


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Stop Squandering Dollars on Stupid Superlative Lawyer Lists

By | Jun.06.16 | 3 Comments

This week at Attorney at Work, we’ve collected some of our most popular posts — the classics that get quoted, reprinted and shared over and over — to kick off your summer and ignite some creative …Continue reading »


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Use Body Language When You Negotiate

By | May.25.16 | No Comments

Lawyers negotiate all the time — with other lawyers, partners, staff and clients. Even at home, you’re probably negotiating to get someone in your family to do what you want. One key to successful negotiation is creating …Continue reading »


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Five Things Lawyers Hate to Hear Clients Say

By | Apr.15.16 | 1 Comment

In situations involving you and your client, the adversarial system is your worst enemy. The only win is a long-term client relationship that is sustainable, and a short-term victory gained by your legal swordsmanship almost …Continue reading »


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One-Word Business Development

By | Feb.22.16 | 1 Comment

Some years ago, I conducted a half-day workshop on business development at an AmLaw 100 firm’s retreat. I closed the session by saying the following: “If you don’t remember anything else we have discussed in …Continue reading »