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Five (More) Things to Consider When Drafting Fee Agreements, Pt. 2

Megan Zavieh | Part 2 of this series on fee agreements addresses why to include terms of termination, liens on recovery, dispute resolution, client obligations, and potential changes in the law.

Megan Zavieh - October 26, 2020
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Advocacy Without Assholery

Nothing But the Ruth! | I asked non-jerk lawyers: How do you manage to be an effective advocate without acting like an ass — even when dealing with opposing counsel who are?

Ruth Carter - October 20, 2020
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Leading Remote Teams: Tips for Improving Effectiveness

Mark Beese | I predict that remote teams are here to stay, at least in some form. In turn, leaders will need to learn how to effectively lead interdependent, yet physically dispersed teams.

Mark Beese - October 19, 2020
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The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - October 16, 2020
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Three Strategies to Stop Unconsciously Undermining Relationships at Work

Carson Tate | To build strong, authentic relationships in this new world of work, use the Platinum Rule, identify your colleagues’ workstyles, and tailor your communication to co-workers’ preferences.

Carson Tate - October 14, 2020
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Free Marketing Is Always the Place to Start When Building Your Law Firm

Book Preview | Attorney Ali Katz explains the three things you need to use free marketing, so you can build your practice without spending too much money.

Ali Katz - October 5, 2020
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Microsoft Word Hotkeys: Handy Keyboard Tricks

New Video and Formatting Cheat Sheet | Legal Office Guru's Deborah Savadra shows how to use Word shortcut keys to invoke commands, insert special characters and even launch macros.

Deborah Savadra - September 29, 2020
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Everything a Lawyer Needs to Know When Drafting Fee Agreements, Pt. 1

Megan Zavieh | This two-part article addresses nine issues every lawyer should consider when drafting fee agreements for clients.

Megan Zavieh - September 28, 2020
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Men’s Attire: A Gentleman’s Guide for How to Look Good on Zoom

Remote working shouldn't mean your style has to suffer. We asked Raphael Schneider, founder of the hugely popular Gentleman's Gazette blog, to share his dress code for men on camera. 

Raphael Schneider - September 23, 2020
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LinkedIn Profile Update: How to Stand Out in 4 Simple, Achievable Steps

Tea Hoffmann: Here's how to conduct a step-by-step LinkedIn profile update — because when your business is running on virtual connections, a stale profile isn’t going to cut it.

Tea Hoffmann - September 22, 2020