Legal Career Development

side hustle

Should Lawyers Consider a Side Hustle?

Pursuing personal projects or part-time work is not new for lawyers, but the “great reassessment” has amplified the discussion.

Camille Stell - January 24, 2022
email overload

Redefining What It Means to Be ‘Responsive’ to Clients

Jay Harrington | Spending too much time responding to email leads to too much stress because too little is getting done during the day.

Jay Harrington - January 12, 2022
law firm work allocation

Eliminating Bias in Work Allocation Is a Growing Focus for Law Firms

Law firms are gradually shifting away from the old "familiarity and proximity" model of law firm work allocation.

Andrew Talpash - December 2, 2021
estate planning

Estate Planning for Lawyers: Updating Your Documents and Planning for Impending Tax Law Changes

Paul Spena | The surge in demand for estate and end-of-life planning legal services stems from the realization that no one is invincible in the face of COVID-19.

Paul Speca - November 18, 2021
roi of coaching

ROI of Coaching: Is Your Firm’s Business Development Coaching Program Working?

Yuliya LaRoe | How can you determine the ROI of coaching success? Is BD coaching worth a lawyer's time and the law firm’s investment of money?

Yuliya LaRoe - November 16, 2021

Five Reasons Lawyers Avoid Retirement

According to the 2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted one-third of senior lawyers to change retirement plans — but that doesn’t mean they decided to retire. Instead, 53% of those lawyers decided to push ...

Camille Stell - November 11, 2021
work allocation

Work Allocation: 7 Best Practices for Effective Resource Management in Law Firms

Best practices for making sure every employee gets the right workload.

Andrew Talpash - November 11, 2021
intellectual curiosity

What Does It Take to Be a Great Lawyer? The Competency of Curiosity

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Being intellectually curious is a skill that can easily set baby lawyers apart from their contemporaries.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - November 8, 2021
job interview basics

Remember the Basics of Job Interviewing

Roy Ginsburg | Don’t waste the opportunities offered by today’s job market. Know the four interview questions you should always be prepared to answer.

Roy S. Ginsburg - November 2, 2021
attorney burnout

Five Ways to Reduce Lawyer Burnout and Improve Employee Retention

Jamie Spannhake | Attorney burnout happens when you have no breaks, no delegation, no balance and no support.

Jamie Spannhake - October 22, 2021
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