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Snap a Winning Headshot: Prepare to Show Your Professionalism

These days, potential clients are going to look you up online before they ever meet you. They want to see who you are, what you’ve done and where you earned your law degree. The headshot you’re using on your website and on social media speaks ...

Clinton Brandhagen - May 15, 2021
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The Perfect Pen, Perfect Pencil

Like you, I take a lot of notes in my professional life. Over the years I’ve developed silly obsessions with the quality of Ampad legal pads and National Brand 33-004 notebooks. But I never thought much about pens. I tended to use whatever cheap ...

Bull Garlington - May 14, 2021
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Consistent Action, Not a Perfect Plan, Is What’s Required to Build a Successful Legal Practice

Jay Harrington | Success (the sustainable kind) is the result of consistent hard work over long periods — monthly 401(k) deposits, not a Mega Millions jackpot.

Jay Harrington - May 13, 2021
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Three Timekeeping Tips for Brand-New Lawyers

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Law firms often miss the mark — presuming they spend any time at all mentoring young associates — with teaching timekeeping.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - May 11, 2021
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Legal Ethics Opinions as a Tool to Maximize Marketing?

Will Hornsby | Here's what you need to know about legal ethics opinions and how they can be a powerful tool to maximize your firm's marketing outreach.

William Hornsby - May 10, 2021
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Another Thing Spell-check Doesn’t Know

Teddy Snyder | I am finally fed up with spell-check's inability to recognize an indirect object.

Theda C. Snyder - May 6, 2021
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Attorney Burnout: 4 Traps to Avoid

Gray Robinson | Awareness of self-sabotaging behavior goes a long way toward helping you avoid it.

Gray Robinson - April 29, 2021
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New eBook Marks One Year of Insights from Ari Kaplan’s Virtual Lunch Series

Legal Industry Analyst and Author Ari Kaplan Releases eBook of Lessons Learned During the Pandemic.

Joan Feldman - April 25, 2021
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Top Health and Wellness Trends for 2021

Jamie Spannhake | These five wellness trends are keeping us healthy through the pandemic and have staying power beyond.

Jamie Spannhake - April 23, 2021
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10 Things Lawyers Should Stop Doing

The key to real productivity is identifying the most essential tasks that drive success, and working to de-prioritize or eliminate the rest.

Jay Harrington - April 20, 2021
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