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wind-down ritual

How a Wind-Down Ritual Prepares Me for Success

Camille Stell | Here are five steps I created for a wind-down ritual that mark the end of my work day and prepare me for a successful tomorrow.

Camille Stell - January 27, 2023
is law school worth it

Was Law School Worth It?

Accounts from 10 lawyers. Some who have no regrets about getting a law degree, and others who aren’t so sure if law school was worth it.

Annie Little - January 25, 2023
great lawyers

Five Traits of Great Lawyers

What makes a great lawyer? Is it intelligence, good people skills, effective writing? Of course, we must have a certain level of intelligence and motivation, along with experience and opportunities. But the truth is, the traits that transform a ...

Jamie Spannhake - January 25, 2023
find joy

10 Ways to Experience Joy for a Successful 2023

Jamie Spannhake | When we set a “goal” to experience joy, we may end up having one of our best years yet — personally, financially and professionally.

Jamie Spannhake - January 19, 2023
thesaurus

A Thesaurus Is More Than a Word Processing Feature

Get to the Point! | When you want to vary your vocabulary to hold the reader’s interest, the thesaurus is where to turn.

Theda C. Snyder - January 18, 2023
young lawyer training

Stagnating? Three Tips on Getting the Training You Want as a Young Lawyer

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Fortunately, there’s more than one way for young lawyers to find the training they need to grow.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - January 12, 2023
bar exam

Can You Relocate Without Taking a New Bar Exam?

Relocating once you are a licensed attorney brings special headaches. Megan Zavieh explains ways you may be able to remain a practicing lawyer in a new state — without taking another bar exam.

Megan Zavieh - January 12, 2023
communicating better

Communicating Better in a Post-Pandemic World

Most business communications have one objective: to obtain a response. Focus on communicating better to increase your odds of a quick and meaningful reply. Lawyers spend a lot of time communicating to get work done. We communicate with clients, ...

Paul H. Burton - January 11, 2023
economic downturns

Weather Tough Economic Times Using Some Lessons from History

Law firms, lawyers and other professionals can learn from past economic downturns. There are many useful and inspirational lessons to learn about how law firms and other organizations have successfully weathered prior economic storms, then ...

Julie Savarino - January 10, 2023
decision fatigue

Make Better Decisions by Only Making Them Once

Jay Harrington | A “one and done” approach can help you make fewer decisions, and therefore make those decisions better.

Jay Harrington - January 3, 2023
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