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Snap a Winning Headshot: Prepare to Show Your Professionalism

These days, potential clients are going to look you up online before they ever meet you. They want to see who you are, what you’ve done and where you earned your law degree. The headshot you’re using on your website and on social media speaks ...

Clinton Brandhagen - May 15, 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
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Can Client Portals Reshape the Practice of Law? An Ethical Perspective

Mark C. Palmer | Benefits of client portals include improved 1) security, 2) communications, 3) payments and 4) marketability.

Mark C. Palmer - April 12, 2021
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Protecting Yourself When Leaving the Firm

Teddy Snyder | A lot of crazy stuff can happen when a lawyer exits a firm. It never hurts to take precautions.

Theda C. Snyder - January 20, 2021
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Coach-Curious? Tips for Working With a Professional Coach for Optimal Success

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Once I overcame my skepticism of professional coaching, it helped me gain clarity about what I want and why.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - January 19, 2021
email communication

10 Habits for Successful Email Communication

Mark C. Palmer | To make my inbox more manageable, I had to change my ways and find new habits.

Mark C. Palmer - January 5, 2021
business of law

Succeeding in the Business of Law: 5 Rules Every Lawyer Should Live By

Veteran trial lawyer Robert Katzberg, author of the new book "The Vanishing Trial," on the key to achieving success and happiness in the business of law today.

Robert Katzberg - December 23, 2020
new attorney first assignment

Knowing Is Half the Battle: Pro Tips for Your First Assignment as an Associate

Meyling Ly Ortiz | Here are a few questions to consider asking when you get your first assignment. (Or any assignment!)

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - November 9, 2020
Win-win handling conflicts

Handling Conflicts With Your Colleagues

Despite most people’s desire to avoid them, conflicts are normal. In fact, most conflicts are not even a bad thing and can lead to positive change. Here are four steps for handling conflicts in a positive way.

Shawn Healy - November 3, 2020
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LinkedIn Profile Update: How to Stand Out in 4 Simple, Achievable Steps

Tea Hoffmann: Here's how to conduct a step-by-step LinkedIn profile update — because when your business is running on virtual connections, a stale profile isn’t going to cut it.

Tea Hoffmann - September 22, 2020
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