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Well-Being

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5 Ways to Handle Uncertainty

The Friday Five | As we head into the great unknown of trying to return to business as (kinda) normal, here are five tips for dealing with the uncertainty from Jamie Spannhake

Jamie Spannhake - September 18, 2020
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The Power of List Making

New Column | Meyling Ly, Managing Counsel of Employment at Toyota Motor North America, shares career advice for young lawyers, starting with using the "Done-List" to show your value.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 8, 2020
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How Acknowledging Microcultural Differences Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Megan Zavieh | Acknowledging microcultural differences can mean better communications with clients, better outcomes and fewer bar complaints.

Megan Zavieh - September 1, 2020
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How Dungeons & Dragons Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Dungeons & Dragons can be more than a tabletop role-playing game of hobbits, wizards and elves — it could also be some of the best soft skills training. I know, it’s insane. But stay with me, because I’m serious.

Bull Garlington - August 17, 2020
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Silver Linings in Legal Marketing: Beyond Coronavirus

Gina Rubel | For most, the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live our lives. Recently, I reached out to my network of legal marketers and asked them to share their silver linings.

Gina Rubel - August 13, 2020
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COVID-19 in the Office: Staying Safe While Practicing Law

What should we be doing to protect ourselves while practicing law during COVID-19? Dr. Terry Simpson, surgeon, virologist and host of the podcast "Your Doctor's Orders," answers Ruth Carter's rapid-fire questions.

Ruth Carter - August 3, 2020
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Attorney Unhappiness Hits a High: 5 Things We Can Do About It

With anxiety levels soaring, how can we help ourselves and others? Here are five ideas from Jamie Spannhake on reducing the negative effects of today's world on your mind and body.

Jamie Spannhake - July 24, 2020
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Surviving a Bar Investigation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Megan Zavieh | If you're under state bar investigation, don't rush through it. Ask for reasonable extensions and prepare yourself for new and changing COVID-19 processes.

Megan Zavieh - July 21, 2020
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This Is Why You Need a Motto

Analog Attorney | Using a well-written, pithy phrase as your personal maxim will help guide you through good times, bad times and weird times.

Bull Garlington - July 16, 2020
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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020