22July, 2019

Survey: Accommodations for Mothers Nursing/Pumping in Massachusetts Courts

We’re sourcing input from lawyers practicing in Massachusetts state courts and before administrative tribunals and boards to establish standards on accommodations for nursing/pumping mothers.
In 2018, the Massachusetts Federal Court adopted an order regarding accommodations for nursing mothers. This was an effort led by the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) and the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers […]

19July, 2019

Lawyer Well-Being: Massachusetts SJC Steering Committee Releases Report [Clinical Blog]

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being just released its final report yesterday.
Chief Justice Gants announced members of the Committee in October 2018, in response to the clear need bring stakeholders in the legal profession to work together to improve well-being. Our Executive Director, Anna Levine, worked with the SJC to form […]

11June, 2019

MBA Sourcing Input to Better Support Solo + Small Law Practices

If you practice law in a solo or small law firm, answer 7 quick questions to help the MBA help you.
Law practice management is just one unique challenge solo and small firm lawyers face. As you may know, our organization offers free and confidential advice on law practice management and support for solo and small firm […]

6June, 2019

Lawyer Tech Toolbox: Experts Suggest Process Substitutions

Lawyers face option overload when choosing what tech they need for productivity — and adopting a better approach can help. Here’s expert advice on how to Kondo your Law Practice Toolbox so it sparks joy.
Back in April, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced an expert roundup of tips for lawyers to stay focused on […]

9May, 2019

Outsourcing Your Overflow Work as a Lawyer [Webinar]

Get the essentials of delegating work as a lawyer from Dina Eisenberg, Esq. with this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
Lawyers need to delegate. But there was no course in law school that taught which work to delegate, how to select the right person with the right expertise for outsourcing, or how to decide the right […]

5April, 2019

5 Shifts to Build a Fearless and Profitable Legal Practice [Webinar]

Kimberly Y. Bennett, Esq. shares the shifts lawyers need to make for a rewarding, sustainable law practice — in 29 minutes — in this installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
It’s time to break the law. Old law is a thing of the past. Clients are fed-up and over it. Legal Technology is taking market share. And […]

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 […]