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The Key to Having It All as a Full-Time Lawyer Mom

Susan Cohodes | As a member of the generation of female attorneys who wrestled with whether we could “have it all,” I now wonder if anyone paid the price for my trying.

Susan Cohodes - January 30, 2024
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Ethical Options for Responding to Negative Online Attorney Reviews

If a reviewer is not a current or former client and has never consulted with me, may I respond to a bad review by stating that I have never represented the individual?

Mark C. Palmer - January 14, 2024
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The Countdown Begins: Farewell to Full-Time Law Practice

Susan Cohodes | Who am I if not a lawyer? The question has followed me throughout my career.

Susan Cohodes - November 14, 2023
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What to Wear? Pantless in Seattle

Susan Cohodes | It's a question that has followed me throughout my career.

Susan Cohodes - October 5, 2023
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Client Prep Sure Seems Trickier With Online Appearances

Susan Cohodes | To retire, or not? My vigorous debate with myself about leaving law practice.

Susan Cohodes - September 7, 2023
retiring from law practice
Retiring from Law Practice: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Susan Cohodes | To retire, or not? My vigorous debate with myself about leaving law practice.

Susan Cohodes - August 10, 2023
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Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer

Every new parent knows there are far more clothing options for baby girls than for baby boys. While selections have improved, it can still be a struggle to find outfits for the little gents that aren’t emblazoned with footballs or baseballs, or ...

Ryan Sullivan - February 22, 2023
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Keeping Better Lawyer Notes

Yellow legal pads, containing what at least to a casual observer might seem unintelligible scribbles, abound in most lawyers' offices. Of course, good legal business practice dictates that we take copious and clear notes to identify work we have ...

Megan Zavieh - February 16, 2023
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Law Firm’s Guide to a Low-Risk Holiday Party

I know, I know — another cautionary tale about law firm holiday parties. We all know the drill: Have fun, but not too much. Keep in mind the party — whether it includes staff, spouses, clients or referents — is a professional work event. ...

Link Christin - November 28, 2022
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Shutting Down Uncivil Opposing Counsel

It's been said (often) that lawyers were genteel, professional and respectful of their colleagues in the past. But the last few decades haven't been good ones for the profession on that front. Intimidation, shabby lawyering, "over-papering" and ...

Quinn Clancy - October 28, 2022
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