Professional Development

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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
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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
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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 - January 2, 2023
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Navigating the Professional Holiday Party

Teddy Snyder | If you hate parties on principle, it’s time for an attitude adjustment. On to maneuvering the shoals of in-person events.

Theda C. Snyder - December 8, 2022
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How Long Is a Paragraph?

Get to the Point | Short paragraphs produce more readable documents.

Theda C. Snyder - November 29, 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 - November 25, 2022
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Tiptoe Through the Holidays

A few practical ways to handle holiday stress (without the mess) from Shawn Healy, clinical psychologist with Massachusetts Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc.

Shawn Healy - November 23, 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 - November 20, 2022
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How to Handle a Mistake as a Young Lawyer

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Almost everything is fixable if you catch it early enough.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - November 16, 2022
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SOP Magic: Making Your Law Firm’s Processes Actionable With Legalboards

David and Karen Skinner | It’s easier than you think to create a library of SOPs that capture the processes you use every day in your practice.

David Skinner and Karen Skinner - November 14, 2022
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