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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
To Jargon or Not to Jargon

Using jargon can alienate outsiders, including judges. But is there ever a good reason to use it?

Theda C. Snyder - April 3, 2019
Litigation Terms Parties Get Wrong: ‘We’ll Go to Court to Settle This!’

Parties frequently use terms incorrectly, and that leads to miscommunication.

Theda C. Snyder - March 4, 2019
Business Development: Step One Is Always ‘Google It’

Lawyers know they have to stay in contact. Otherwise, you risk missing out on work simply because too long of a gap between communications made the client or prospect forget you. But too many lawyers struggle to generate relevant welcomed ...

Mike O'Horo - February 7, 2019
Explicit in This Post: How to Deal With Implicit Terms

Advocates frequently confuse “implicit” and “explicit” in writing and particularly in oral argument.

Theda C. Snyder - January 16, 2019
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Providing Better Legal Services Isn’t Always About the Law

How can you make sure clients still feel as good about you at the end of their matter as they did at the start? It's a matter of trust.

Dustin Cole - October 16, 2018
Productivity Tips for the Modern Workplace

In Part One of his series on productivity in the modern global workplace, Paul Burton shares six strategies for leveraging distributed work environments.

Paul H. Burton - September 5, 2018
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