Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do, they have ample interests beyond the practice of law …Continue reading »
Show Us Your Desk!
By now you’ve probably seen the video The Evolution of the Desk. It got us thinking (and looking askance at our own desks!). If this is the space where we spend our days, it says so …Continue reading »
Recently, I was blown away by how awesome a fellow lawyer’s office is. It’s not very big, but it has a standing desk by a window that overlooks downtown Phoenix, opening up the rest of …Continue reading »
Product Spotlight Q&A
In Attorney at Work’s Spotlight Q&A, we talk with the people inspiring, driving and creating the next new things in the legal technology industry. During his dozen-plus years with NetDocuments, Product Manager Bradlee Duncan has …Continue reading »
Question: Do law firms really need 100,000-plus square feet of office space anymore? Will coffee shops, home offices and airports be the law offices of the future, especially as the workforce gets younger? Todd Summerfelt: Back in …Continue reading »
Go Rural, Get a Job
No one needs to remind law students and recent law school graduates about the dismal job market. Only 85 percent of the class of 2012 found a job of any kind post-graduation — and only …Continue reading »
Nothing But the Ruth!
I love my dog, Rosie. One of the benefits of having a virtual law practice is I get to work from home a lot — and that means my six-year-old basset hound is never far …Continue reading »
A Curmudgeon's Perspective
The other day I overheard my grandkids talking about me, and lawyers in general. The older one was trying to explain what it is lawyers do by repeating a comparison I’d once made between myself …Continue reading »
“My client only speaks Tagalog, so let me know if you need a translator for the deposition.” This is the essence of an email I received two days before the scheduled deposition of the plaintiff. Unfortunately, my …Continue reading »
You can (and do) work anywhere—seat 32F, the B train, hotel bars, little league bleachers and wherever your feet (and your luggage) may land. With just a smartphone and a change of underwear, you’re off in …Continue reading »