In-House Lawyer

changing jobs

Changing Jobs: Use This Process to Figure Out if It’s Time to Go

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Is it time to change jobs or can you grow where you're planted?

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - May 12, 2022
Elena Kohn

Q&A With Elena Kohn: Balancing the Fundamentals

Women in Law Series | Elena Kohn, Associate Regional Chief Legal Officer at AdventHealth, says empathy and EQ make you a more successful lawyer.

Tatia Gordon-Troy - April 28, 2022
new lawyers

The Secret Sauce for Communicating With the Boss as a New Lawyer

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Empathy, relationship-building and a customer-service mindset are key communication ingredients for new lawyers.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - March 8, 2022
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
lawyer mentorship

Young Lawyers: Making the Most Out of Your Mentoring Relationships

Meyling Ly Ortiz | The best mentors serve as an experienced sounding board, ask you questions and expand your perspective.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 14, 2021
Career Growth

Three Tips for Owning Your Career as a Young Lawyer

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Hoping “someone” will teach you how to be successful lawyer, without doing more, is not an effective strategy.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - July 13, 2021
legal careers

New Associates: 4 Things You Can Do This Year to Shape Your Legal Career

Lauren Smith | Every new associate — indeed, every lawyer — should develop a plan with actionable steps to shape their career path. Consider these four things.

Lauren Smith - May 27, 2021
time-keeping

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
in-house corporate counsel

Three Tips for Starting Off Strong When Going In-House

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Starting your first job in-house? Here are a few suggestions for making a successful transition.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - March 9, 2021
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