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The Enterprising Lawyer: Rocky Dhir

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the happier, more engaged lawyers. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do for their clients, they have ample interests beyond the practice of law as well. ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - August 16, 2012
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Upside-Down Thinking

Everybody’s talking (and talking) about innovation. It’s become the buzzword du jour—and losing much of its meaning via overuse. Well, maybe it’s time to stop thinking so hard about innovating and try some creative problem-solving instead. The ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - June 8, 2012

Take a Page from Their Book

Some of the best new ideas are actually born of old ideas. Or, at least, ideas others have used—with a tweak or two. Who would have thought, for example, that those obnoxious Myspace pages created by a bunch of kids at the turn of the century ...

The Editors - May 18, 2012

The Enterprising Lawyer: Todd Flaming

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do for their clients, they have ample interests beyond the practice ...

The Editors - May 8, 2012

Serving 21st Century Clients: LexThink.1

"Serving 21st Century Clients" was the theme that drove 11 fearless speakers to the stage at last week's LexThink.1 to pitch their personal angle—in a mere six minutes! How did they fare? For this week's Friday Five we asked writer Gwynne ...

Gwynne Monahan - April 6, 2012

Lawyers Get Your Game On

You’ve probably heard of the wildly popular Foursquare and Farmville, where users receive incentives to participate in activities. But the concept of gamification—the use of virtual rewards, levels and status to motivate certain ...

Josh King - February 28, 2012

Awards Season: Compete for a Little Attention

If you think winning the game doesn’t get you a media attention, just contemplate the name “Tim Tebow” for a few seconds. Yep. Everyone loves a winner. (Or someone who loses spectacularly!) Fortunately, in the world of enterprising lawyers, you ...

The Editors - January 20, 2012

Celebrating Lessons Learned

At Attorney at Work, we believe virtually no event is too small to justify some sort of celebration. In the workplace, it’s one way managers recognize the value of contribution, build camaraderie and keep everyone’s chin up. At home, celebrating ...

The Editors - December 9, 2011

Ten Ways Small Firms Can Compete

Turbulence in the legal profession, and the business world itself, make these difficult and unusual times. The loss or consolidation of so many venerable law firms has altered the competitive landscape for firms of all sizes. It’s likely, for ...

Bruce W. Marcus - December 8, 2011

2011 What’s Hot and What’s Not

For 23 years, Bob Denney has shared savvy observations of the most important business trends in the practice of law via his "What's Hot and What's Not in the Legal Profession" report. This year, we are honored to be first to share the 2011 ...

Bob Denney - November 29, 2011