Professionalism

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New Lawyers Should Have More Than One Mentor

Wouldn't it be nice to have a board of directors to guide your career?

Amy Timmer - May 1, 2019
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I’m Sorry, But You’re Apologizing Wrong

There are times when apologizing is absolutely necessary. Here are tips to make sure you don’t bungle your next “I’m sorry.”

Joan Feldman - April 5, 2019

Educating Clients About the Dangers of Social Media Activity

Indiscriminate posting during a legal case can pose big risks for clients.

Scott Distasio - March 6, 2019
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Dealing With Non-Paying Clients: A Rant

It sucks when clients take advantage of us and don't pay their bills.

Ruth Carter - January 15, 2019
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Five Mistakes When Dressing for the Firm Holiday Party

Don't be the one to embarrass yourself at the big firm holiday party. That lamp does not go with those shoes.

Samantha Morris - December 18, 2018
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Service to the Profession: Juggling a Volunteer Leadership Role

Think you’re too busy or too stressed to commit to a volunteer role for a nonprofit or bar group? The key to success lies in learning to adapt.

Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti - November 27, 2018

60-Minute Mentoring: Less Complicated, More Efficient — and Much More Enjoyable

In this timely new book, Amy Timmer and Matthew Cristiano describe how episodic "60-minute" mentoring works — and you can use it to become a better law student, lawyer and colleague.

Joan Feldman - September 25, 2018

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

As in earlier movies in the series, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" portrays attorneys in a bad light. Maybe that doesn't bother you, but it bothers me. While there is some truth in that representation, I don't think we do enough to try to ...

Otto Sorts - July 18, 2018
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Don’t Derail Your Career with Malpractice from Missed Deadlines

You have an 80 percent chance of a malpractice suit, according to the ABA. Find out how to beat the odds. Have you ever awoken in the middle of the night in a cold sweat because you were worried you might have blown a statute ...

Thomson Reuters - April 27, 2018

Most Dangerous Outlook Features for Lawyers

Of all the Microsoft Office applications in law offices, Outlook is hands-down the most frequently used. But lurking in the shadows of your email routine are dangerous Outlook features that could jeopardize your law practice. Here are two ...

Deborah Savadra - April 22, 2015
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