8March, 2019

ABA LTRC Women of Legal Tech Honorees 2019

The ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center just honored 15 new “Women of Legal Tech”. Find out who’s joining the ranks — now 100 strong — and what they’re working on!
LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. One of the American Bar Association’s core values is […]

28February, 2019

Innovate Your Career as a Lawyer [Workbook Series]

Careers don’t plan themselves. Get the 5 workbooks you need to align your strengths, values, brand, purpose, and plan for better work as a lawyer — now optimized for download and print.
We published a 5-workbook series Susan Letterman White designed to guide you through career planning last year in blog posts with revealing exercises that help you notice […]

14February, 2019

Stress on Lawyers: Threat Perception + Growth Mindset

High stress in the legal profession is old news confirmed with recent research sparking the formation of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. Find out how to handle stress better by changing how you understand threat perception.
The dictionary definition of stress is “a state … of bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to […]

7February, 2019

Does Every Lawyer Need a Digital Detox? [Guest Post]

Unless you’re one of the rare lawyers already advanced in practicing self-care, you probably think a digital detox can wait — and anyone waiting for your work product can’t. Find out how to get off the path to burnout before you find yourself already there.
We thank Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and John W. Simek at Sensei […]

17January, 2019

How Lawyers Can Succeed by Developing Careers as Specialists

Experts get to experience more focus and charge more for their services. What more do lawyers need to know before narrowing down?
Expertise lends a strategic advantage over the long term. Business development cycles can be exhausting. Narrowing your niche into a specialty can deliver clients who are willing to pay a premium for your services […]

15November, 2018

5 Steps to Bust Through Procrastination & Overwhelm [Webinar]

In this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Dr. Sarah Reiff-Hekking will share her system for getting control over your life as a lawyer back from the force of procrastination — in 33 minutes.

No one enjoys struggling with procrastination — but lawyers face unique ethics risks along the way. Are you telling yourself you’d be […]

8November, 2018

4 Steps for Lawyers to Change When Changing is Hard

Improving anything necessitates change. When change is difficult, we struggle against inertia. Here’s the 4-step process your brain needs to move through it and make the change you want in your professional or personal life as a lawyer.
Once the calendar hits November, we can see the new year around the corner — along with its […]

1November, 2018

Lawyers Need Love: How To Communicate Trust

November 2 is Love Your Lawyer Day! Celebrate by developing the communication skills you need to create the trust you need for a healthier life and law practice.
Lawyers are in the business of selling their ideas. They sell prospective clients on the idea to hire them and clients on the idea to heed their advice. […]

25September, 2018

3 Steps to Document Automation for Lawyers

You know automation is key to a better balance, but don’t know where to start? Documents. And you can get it done in 3 easy to understand steps — here they are.

We’ve already explained why you need to leverage automation. That post suggested three places to get started: Text, Documents, and Scheduling. MyCase compiled further guidance […]

7September, 2018

How Can Lawyers Prioritize Self-Care?

September is Self-Care Awareness Month and here’s your Trivia Question! What do a lot of lawyers have in common with billionaire innovators Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?
Answer: Their work is impressive, but their priorities are questionable. In similar and different ways. Elon Musk is sleep-deprived and friends are concerned. Jeff Bezos sleeps enough, but he’s making headlines […]