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Much Ado About Word Usage

Get to the Point | The error that seems increasingly common is “much adieu.” That should be “much ado.”

Theda C. Snyder - September 6, 2022
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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 - August 25, 2022
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A Hybrid Work Model: Solving the Challenges of Remote Work

As hybrid work models take hold and employees — especially associates — ask for more flexibility, firm leaders are testing out new ways to keep people happy and engaged. Here’s what one legal technology company has learned about balancing ...

Olivia Mockel von dem Bussche - August 24, 2022
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New Law Firm Job? Overcome Performance Anxiety With a Learning Mindset

You’ve accepted the position and are excited about joining your new law firm. But will you be able to live up to expectations?

Keith Rollag - August 20, 2022
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17 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Associate

Jay Harrington | When you are a first-year associate, the way is fraught with booby-traps. Here are 17 tips to help you become an excellent attorney.

Jay Harrington - August 12, 2022
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Eloquence Makes Every Word Important

Teddy Snyder | Eloquent speakers understand that in every setting, every minute should be informing, perhaps delighting, your audience.

Theda C. Snyder - August 11, 2022
Ikigai

The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - August 3, 2022
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How to Address an Envelope Like a Pro

To address an envelope, you will need to know the recipient's address, your return address, and how to locate a postage stamp.

Bull Garlington - August 2, 2022
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John Tolley: How to Be a Top Trial Lawyer in Your Niche

Chere Estrin | Civil trial lawyer John Tolley's advice on becoming a successful litigator.

Chere Estrin - July 27, 2022
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Name Plaintiffs or Other Parties Precisely

The words you use to identify a plaintiff may color the reader's view. Don't miss an opportunity to legitimately tip the scales in one direction.

Josh Taylor - July 24, 2022
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