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Law Firm Leadership

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Succeeding in the Business of Law: 5 Rules Every Lawyer Should Live By

Veteran trial lawyer Robert Katzberg, author of the new book "The Vanishing Trial," on the key to achieving success and happiness in the business of law today.

Robert Katzberg - July 17, 2020

Law Firms: Ditch the Hierarchy and Embrace Culture for All

Eric Farber, attorney and author of the bestseller "Culture For All," says law firms must get rid of the caste system that makes staff feel replaceable.

Eric Farber - June 3, 2020
growth mindset

This Mindset Is a Must for New Partners

While various entrepreneurial leadership traits are important for new partners, Yuliya LaRoe says this one key quality can make all the difference in your career.

Yuliya LaRoe - June 2, 2020
conflict

When Conflict Is Not Constructive: Using De-escalation Skills at Work

If you find yourself on the receiving end of unconstructive conflict and feel shamed, blamed or manipulated, here are ways to de-escalate the situation.

Renee Branson - September 5, 2019

Take Five Steps Up to Leadership

It's a good day to revisit the classic "Leadership Challenge" — and remember that we are all given opportunities to lead.

The Editors - September 2, 2019
Be a Stoic Analog Attorney

Be a Stoic to Win in the Workplace

Many contemporary business success stories are rooted in Stoic practices and philosophy.

Bull Garlington - June 3, 2019

I’m Sorry, But You’re Apologizing Wrong

There are times when apologizing is absolutely necessary. Here are tips to make sure you don’t bungle your next “I’m sorry.”

Joan Feldman - April 5, 2019

Five Tips for Facing Non-Performing Partners Head-On

Few firms deal with non-performing partners proactively. Instead, most opt to "wait and see" — reducing the lawyer's compensation year after year while she flounders. In my opinion, this is the coward’s way out.

Tea Hoffmann - March 25, 2019
Leadership and Service- How to Juggle Volunteer Work

Service to the Profession: Juggling a Volunteer Leadership Role

Think you’re too busy or too stressed to commit to a volunteer role for a nonprofit or bar group? The key to success lies in learning to adapt.

Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti - November 27, 2018

Daily Practices for Cultivating Global Leadership Skills

Making a difference in the world starts with making an impact on the people you work with, and the people you lead. Leadership is not a position or a title — it’s a state of mind.

Paul H. Burton - November 26, 2018