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Survival Skill No. 6 for Lawyers: Bring Your Authentic Self to Work

The new standard for lawyers: Bring your authentic self to work. Link Christin wraps up his series on beating burnout and achieving emotional well-being.

Link Christin - July 31, 2019
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Survival Skill No. 4 for Lawyers: Compassionate Professionalism

Keeping it professional at the office doesn’t mean you can’t be human.

Link Christin - May 22, 2019
Frightful Habits That Can Harm Your Reputation

A few common mistakes can hurt your reputation and diminish your ability to influence others. Here are simple steps to correct course.

Stacey Hanke - October 31, 2018
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Non-Binary Lawyering: What’s Courtroom Attire?

You may not realize how much of everyday life is focused on, or divided by, the idea that there are only two genders. This makes my life complicated.

Ruth Carter - August 9, 2018
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Does Email Tracking Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct?

Ask the Experts at 2Civility.org: "I have heard of email tracking software, often used by marketing companies to monitor email traffic. While this would be helpful in my practice at times, are there ethics considerations to ...

Mark C. Palmer - April 17, 2018
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Try a Little Tenderness

Seven years ago this month, Attorney at Work was born — unfurling the prospect of hundreds and hundreds of daily posts on law practice management issues of every variety. It was early days and the list of contributors was small. As the editors, ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - December 22, 2017
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Can Lawyers and Judges Be Social Media Friends?

Question: "One of my longtime social and professional friends was appointed this year as our newest local judge. We have been social media friends for years. I haven’t appeared before her yet, but expect I will at some ...

Mark C. Palmer - October 24, 2017
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Loss of Control: Lawyers’ Greatest Fear

When lawyers are surveyed about what keeps them awake at night, the top issue is almost always a feeling that their offices or cases are out of control. It’s not just a fear. In my experience, for far too many lawyers, it’s a true state of ...

Dustin Cole - May 29, 2017
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Attorney Discipline Matters: A Fool for a Client?

We’ve all heard the adage that a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client. When it comes to attorney discipline matters, there are certainly times when this is true. However, there are also many times when a lawyer is perfectly ...

Megan Zavieh - May 8, 2017
You Can’t Practice Law Without Math

A big part of a lawyer’s role is negotiation, and that means numbers. A lawyer has to be able to calculate the value of whatever is being negotiated. Case evaluation is part art and a lot of math. Pulling a number out of the air and hoping the ...

Theda C. Snyder - April 12, 2017
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