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Personal Branding

Fresher Attorney Bio

Seven Steps to a More Authentic, Fresher Attorney Bio

Nobody sets out to write a boring bio. It’s just so easy to follow the usual attorney bio format and rarely update or change it. What a waste! Here are great tips from Nancy Slome to reboot your bio.

Nancy Slome - June 30, 2020
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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 - December 18, 2019
Ruth Carter non-paying clients

Give the People What They Want: Attorney Bios

Your bio is your calling card, but lawyers frequently miss the mark on what to include.

Ruth Carter - September 10, 2019
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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, 2019
Ruth Carter non-paying clients

Be a More Effective Speaker

Want your talks to be well-received? Be yourself, field as many questions as you can — and have fun.

Ruth Carter - June 12, 2019

Frightful Habits That Can Harm Your Reputation

A few common mistakes can hurt your reputation and diminish your ability to influence others. Here are simple steps to correct course.

Stacey Hanke - October 31, 2018
Play to Win Queen of Hearts

Packaging Yourself

Your personal brand includes how you "package" yourself, from attire to tone to table manners. Five things that contribute to a positive or negative first impression.

Sally J. Schmidt - August 23, 2018
Ruth Carter non-paying clients

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
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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