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super trendy hacks

Ditch These Super Trendy Hacks

Teddy Snyder | Perhaps the newest words in general use will become generally accepted. Wouldn’t that be groovy?

Theda C. Snyder - August 4, 2021
taking depositions

Top 5 Tips: Taking Depositions in a Post-Pandemic World

Michael Murray | Remote depositions have gone from being a stopgap measure to commonplace. Here's what we've learned.

Michael Murray - July 16, 2021
be a thought leader

Should You Be a Thought Leader? The Answer May Surprise You

Teddy Snyder | Expertise and thought leadership are not the same thing. What is thought leadership? Let’s break it down.

Theda C. Snyder - July 6, 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
presentation

The Four Parts of Your Presentation

To present a subject effectively, you need to optimize the speaker (you), the course materials, the visual (the PowerPoint) and the notes.

Theda C. Snyder - May 26, 2021

Advanced Legal Research: Ann Long’s Short and Happy Guide

Book Review| Ann Walsh Long’s "A Short & Happy Guide to Advanced Legal Research" contains good ideas for balancing quality, speed and expense, along with a wealth of other insights on online legal research.

Jerry Lawson - May 20, 2021
Perfect Pen

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
super trendy hacks

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
lawyer productivity

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
transferable skills

What Makes for a Great Transferable Skill? How to Uncover Even a Niche Lawyer’s Hard and Soft Skills

Annie Little |To unlock the power of your transferable skills, you must effectively describe your soft skills to employers.

Annie Little - March 15, 2021
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