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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
giving good feedback

How to Give Good Feedback Without Feeling Like a Bosshole

Feedback is the fastest, least expensive way to change behavior quickly in the workplace. Here's how to do it.

Dina Eisenberg - June 18, 2022
lawyer networking

Lawyer Networking: Are You a Spoke or a Hub?

Sally Schmidt | Lawyer networking is like a bicycle wheel.

Sally J. Schmidt - June 15, 2022
how to say no

How to Say ‘No’ When ‘No’ Is What You Want to Say

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton | Who knows why we do it, but most of us tend to say “yes” to things when we should say "no."

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - May 28, 2022
reduce client stress

Seven Ways Lawyers Can Reduce Clients’ Stress

We can't alleviate all the stressors felt by our clients in the course of their legal matters, but when lawyers, law firms and clients work together, the stress can be reduced and effectively managed.

Jamie Spannhake - May 28, 2022
lawyer-client relationships

Five Things Lawyers Hate to Hear Clients Say

Gerry Riskin | Although certain things clients say are sure to get your dander up, I respectfully suggest you put the sword away and resist the impulse to parry and thrust.

Gerry Riskin - May 28, 2022
persuasive lawyer

Six Tips for Being a More Persuasive Lawyer

Gray Robinson | Unfortunately, the art of persuasion isn't taught in many law schools. Here are six fundamentals.

Gray Robinson - May 28, 2022
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 - May 24, 2022
interpersonal skills

New Lawyers: Tips for Honing Interpersonal Skills

In Thrive: A New Lawyer’s Guide to Law Firm Practice, Desiree Moore guides law firm associates through the maze of firm life: the hierarchy, assignments, getting work organized and completed, and generally behaving like a lawyer who aims ...

Desiree Moore - May 11, 2022
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Advocacy Without Assholery

Nothing But the Ruth! | I asked non-jerk lawyers: How do you manage to be an effective advocate without acting like an ass — even when dealing with opposing counsel who are?

Ruth Carter - April 27, 2022
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