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Law Firm People Management

return to the office

The Partners Want Us Back in the Office — Now What?

Tatia Troy | Is it possible to ensure a safe, collaborative, happy return that works for everyone, including clients?

Tatia Gordon-Troy - July 21, 2021
flat organization

The Flat Law Firm: Why Collaboration Over Hierarchy Makes Sense

Leslie Howard | As co-founder and managing partner of my firm, I realized early on that the traditional hierarchical model would not work for us.

Leslie Howard - July 15, 2021
law firm risk management

Law Firm Risk Management: Avoid This Common Title VII Violation

Handle situations of perceived unfairness with care, for they can quickly spin out of control. Observations from an employment lawyer who also manages a law firm.

Brent E. Pelton - June 24, 2021
working parents

A Mindful Return to the Office: 4 Strategies to Reduce Working Parent Anxiety

Lori Mihalich-Levin | I've discovered that during any major life transition, focusing on these strategies can provide structure to the unknown and reduce anxiety.

Lori Mihalich-Levin - June 2, 2021
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Workaholic Lawyer: Is This Lifestyle Sustainable?

Nothing But the Ruth! | Recently I've had to admit that I'm a workaholic. I sought out another lawyer who's recovered from this to share his experience.

Ruth Carter - April 27, 2021
non-traditional holidays

Who Wants Pie? Celebrating Non-Traditional Holidays at Your Law Firm

Nothing But the Ruth! | Pi Day or Talk Like a Pirate Day, perhaps more offices should celebrate non-traditional holidays.

Ruth Carter - March 16, 2021
remote work challenges

Remote Work Challenges: What’s Your Biggest Frustration?

David and Karen Skinner | We asked a group of over 250 legal professionals what they found hardest about working remotely. It boils down to one thing.

David Skinner and Karen Skinner - February 25, 2021
office clutter

Overcome Clutter and Hoarding in the Office: Advice from the Expert

Nothing But the Ruth! | Cory Chalmers from A&E's "Hoarders" has tips to help even the busiest, most disorganized lawyers overcome clutter in the office.

Ruth Carter - February 9, 2021
say thank you

There’s Power in a Little Thank You

Simply saying “thank you” can go a long way toward improving morale, retaining valuable staff members and keeping your clients coming back.

Cindy McGovern - February 1, 2021
effective teams

3 Keys to Building Accountable Legal Teams That Get Things Done

Debbie Foster | The more effort you invest in building an effective and accountable team, the less time you’ll spend focusing on barriers to your firm's goals.

Debbie Foster - January 14, 2021
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