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Personal Branding

Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Non-Binary Lawyering: What’s Courtroom Attire?

You may not realize how much of everyday life is focused on, or divided by, the idea that there are only two genders. This makes my life complicated.

Ruth Carter - August 9, 2018

Want to Generate More Leads as a Lawyer? Write a Book

If you are an established lawyer looking to grow your practice, or a young lawyer hoping to build a book of business for the long term, you should give serious consideration to writing a book. Why? There are few, if any, better marketing assets ...

Jay Harrington - May 29, 2018
cheers

Toasts! What to Say When You Have to Say Something

So there you are. Starting tomorrow it’s two weeks of 12-hour days and pure war. But tonight, the whole crew is in the hotel bar. The spirit of camaraderie is bigger than it’s ever been, and lead counsel turns to you and says, “Give us a toast!” ...

Bull Garlington - May 11, 2018

Does Your Online Reputation Need Tending?

Sometimes lawyers and law firms need to clean up online reputations sullied by lawsuits, bad press, negative reviews or poor social media choices. While there’s no magic bullet, reputation management is possible. There are two approaches you can ...

Helen Bertelli - December 19, 2017
personal branding

Personal Branding Checklist for Lawyers

Most law schools don’t offer courses in branding, so how do you go about establishing a personal brand for your law practice and make your expertise visible? Here’s a checklist that can help get you started.

Candis Roussel - October 5, 2017

Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer

Every new parent knows there are far more clothing options for baby girls than for baby boys. While selections have improved, it can still be a struggle to find outfits for the little gents that aren’t emblazoned with footballs or baseballs, or ...

Ryan Sullivan - August 22, 2017
etiquette

Avoiding Dining Table Faux Pas

You’ve spent the whole conference trying to get close to that potential business source, and you’re finally going to sit together at a banquet table. Or maybe a meal at a fancy restaurant is part of the interview process at the new firm you’re ...

Theda C. Snyder - May 30, 2017

Five Bespoke Handbags that Scream Power Player

There’s nothing like a brilliantly designed purse. It is a shield, a satchel and a work of art. When you walk into a meeting and set it on the table, a gorgeously appointed bespoke purse speaks in a strong, proud voice and says, “Put your ...

Bull Garlington - May 5, 2017

Five Mind-Blowing Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Branding

When most people think about “branding,” the first thing that comes to mind is the visuals: logos, images, color schemes. But branding is much more than visual elements. It's the connection a human being has to a product, service or even another ...

Julie Tolek - December 18, 2015
Friday Five

Five Ways to Revive Your LinkedIn Profile

If you've been away from LinkedIn for a while, or have just changed jobs or focus, it might be time to check out the social networking site's new features and update your profile. Why focus on LinkedIn? Survey after survey (including Attorney at ...

Joan Feldman - March 6, 2015