NOthing But the Ruth!

Once More Unto the Breach: Taking a Second Bar Exam

By | Apr.11.17 | No Comments

Last month I signed up to take the California bar exam in July. (I am fully aware that I might be insane.) I have had to decline too many opportunities to help potential clients in …Continue reading »

Introvert at Work

Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentors

By | Feb.22.17 | No Comments

I have always considered myself an introvert. I always admire those individuals who show no restraint as their laughter booms across the room, or who talk nonstop and excitedly to someone they have just met. …Continue reading »

On Balance

Crushing the Intimidation Factor in Your To-Do Items

By | Feb.07.17 | No Comments

If you find yourself intimidated by something you want to do in your practice, I suggest tackling something that intimidates you that isn’t work related. Prove to yourself that thing isn’t nearly as scary as …Continue reading »

Skill Building

Keep Growing: What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

By | Jul.19.16 | No Comments

It’s always interesting to me how many lawyers still think a successful law practice centers on knowing lots of legal principles. The reality is, that couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s true that you know …Continue reading »

Technology on the Edge

Wearable Technology, 3D Printing and Litigation

By | Nov.05.15 | No Comments

Wearable technology is a popular topic these days now that the Apple Watch has been released. And like wearable technology, 3D printing is popping up more and more. But the question remains, are these two …Continue reading »

The Court's Secret Music

Speaking Lessons from the Supreme Court

By | Sep.02.15 | No Comments

Although it isn’t something I freely admit to my friends outside the legal world, I can share with you how much fun I routinely have on Oyez.org, the Supreme Court media site. (Oyez.org is part …Continue reading »

Nothing But the Ruth!

Have You Reddit?

By | Apr.13.15 | No Comments

If you are proficient in social media basics and looking for a new online community, I recommend checking out Reddit. Reddit is a social media community made up of thousands of bulletin boards — called “subreddits” — on …Continue reading »

Legal Technology

Take-Aways from LegalTech New York

By | Feb.12.15 | 1 Comment

Last week, we asked a handful of legal technologists to be our reporters at LegalTech New York. The scoop? Cybersecurity topped the hot topics list (made hotter still with news that another big health-care company had been breached). But …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Back to School for Your Law Practice! Fall Conferences

By | Aug.23.13 | No Comments

You just can’t avoid talk of school this time of year. It seems everyone is scurrying along on a scavenger hunt for essential supplies and first-day fashions, or losing sleep over what our “babies” will …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Legal Management Tips for Changing Times

By | Apr.19.13 | No Comments

You never stop learning. And with so many big conferences this time of year, there’s no shortage of opportunities. This week the Association of Legal Administrators held its 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition, covering a wide spectrum …Continue reading »