16February, 2018

Personal Productivity & Time Management for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Effective time management allows you to enjoy your time more. So prioritize it, and follow this advice to implement the best methods.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

Your success, either as a solo or as part of a firm, depends on your ability to take on projects and complete tasks that […]

7February, 2018

Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firms

Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment.
This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally published in the November/December edition of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Massachusetts Lawyers Journal.

Before reading these guidelines, please consider participating in the […]

18January, 2018

Career Research + Development: Setting Direction + Navigating Transitions in the Legal Profession

A semester of workbooks for lawyers, law students, and other legal professionals to find the work uniquely right for them and develop it into a sustainable career in foggy economic conditions.
“Everyone knows this is the future of the legal practice. I don’t want to spend the second half of my career like a taxi driver […]

13December, 2017

Tips to Help Lawyers Generate and Evaluate New Ideas and Solutions

What do you want, lawyer? … If only you knew? Here’s how to approach one of the most overwhelming questions we face so you can see more meaningful success in your career.
I meet a significant number of clients that struggle to answer the question: What do you want? They know what they don’t want, but […]

29November, 2017

Make Your Nominations for the Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards by Dec. 20

Submissions for the 2018 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards are due by 5pm on December 20th.
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is seeking nominations for the 28th Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards.

If you know a woman lawyer who has excelled in her field and paved the way to […]

17November, 2017

Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End

Lawyers have a range of unique stress, especially at this time of year. Here’s how and why you should handle it this holiday season.
Are you excited about holiday celebrations one day and overwhelmed by them the next? Do inflated expectations interfere with your ability to appreciate your real experience?

Balancing the workload of a practicing lawyer […]

2November, 2017

How Lawyers Can Develop Readiness and Capacity for Change

The only constant is change. Here’s how you can finally prepare yourself to thrive with the reality of change in your career as a lawyer.
And if you start preparing now, you can make the most of the deep dive series on career development that we plan to launch with the start of 2018.

As that series […]

26October, 2017

Distraction Management for Busy Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Reid Trautz will show you how to reclaim your time and money from distractions and optimize your ability to focus – in 41 minutes.
How many times are you distracted from your work on a typical day? You’ll lose almost 25 minutes on average returning to your original task each time. […]

20October, 2017

Successful Strategic Networking for Lawyers

Whether you’re looking to collaborate or to get more clients, if you’re a lawyer you need to network strategically. Here’s how to do it.
Strategic networking is an outcome built on effective marketing and sales skills.

Successful rainmakers have planned and are prepared to speak about themselves and their law firms. They are skilled at listening […]

11October, 2017

How Lawyers Can Improve Client Communication for Results

Improving client communication improves every aspect of your law practice. Find out how to proactively manage client communication at each step throughout the client experience.
Sometimes lawyers communicate to be persuasive. Sometimes lawyers communicate to engage others in projects. Sometimes lawyers communicate to pass along and perhaps even translate important information.

Lawyers are always communicating with their […]