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Law Firm Culture

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

Seven Steps to Throw an Unforgettable Holiday Party This Season

With smart planning — and plenty of creative flair — a holiday party can be an enriching experience that bonds you to clients and referral resources in a personal way.

Heather Harrington - November 20, 2018

Meet Your Law Firm’s New Director of Lawyer Well-Being

A number of law firms have recently hired a “director of well-being,” a new role charged with cultivating a healthy work environment and general work-life balance.

Link Christin - November 14, 2018
Get to the Point

How to Write an Obituary — Yes, You Should Know This

You may be called on to write an obituary on behalf of your firm. Consider what the decedent would want people to know.

Theda C. Snyder - November 6, 2018

Retired Partners Are Valuable Law Firm Resources

Ida Abbot explains the benefits of retired partner groups, pointing to Faegre Benson's successful program and more ideas you can use.

Ida O. Abbott - October 24, 2018
rowing crew high performance law firm culture

Building a High-Performance Law Firm Culture

What law firms can learn from elite rowing teams and their esprit de corps.

Elizabeth Ferris - October 5, 2018

Five Ways to Make Meetings Matter

Here are five ways high-performing organizations run more productive meetings.

Elise Keith - August 10, 2018

No Immunity: Sexual Harassment and the Legal Industry

As members of a conservative industry that — literally — wrote the rule book on sexual harassment, law firms need to be ready for a day of reckoning that seems inescapable. Right now, the focus is still largely on Hollywood, mass media, Wall ...

John Hellerman - February 22, 2018

Law Firm’s Guide to a Low-Risk Holiday Party

I know, I know — another cautionary tale about law firm holiday parties. We all know the drill: Have fun, but not too much. Keep in mind the party — whether it includes staff, spouses, clients or referents — is a professional work event. ...

Link Christin - November 28, 2017
lawyer happiness

How Being Happy Is Contagious (and Why You’ll Live Longer)

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the attitudes people bring to work every day and how a positive or negative attitude affects how others perform their jobs — including how they serve their clients. The interesting thing is that ...

Daniel Gold - May 18, 2017