9August, 2018

How Fast Thinking Slows Lawyers Down

Fast thinking interferes with our progress whenever we fail to scan our thoughts and process our assumptions. And it’s particularly important in legal work to isolate assumptions. Here’s what you need to understand and slow down.
In 2012, Facebook conducted an experiment to see whether it could influence the emotions and postings of its users by […]

4August, 2018

Plan Your Path for the Right Career as a Lawyer [Workbook 5]

Here’s the planning process you need to take action and implement the steps along your path to the right career as a lawyer.
The difference between working to survive as a lawyer and working to thrive at it is a question of how effectively you’re adapting. And as a human, you can always learn to adapt […]

20July, 2018

How to Do 90 Minutes of Legal Work in 60 [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Daniel Siegel will show you how to get time-saving results from technology.
If you’re looking for more minutes in the day, technology can deliver them. But you’ve probably struggled with finding time to figure out how. Watch Daniel Siegel’s 30-minute webinar and stick around for a load of […]

13July, 2018

New Rule 1.15A: What Client Files Are & How Long Lawyers Must Preserve Them

Effective September 1, 2018, new Rule 1.15A sheds light on what exactly the Client’s File actually is and how long lawyers need to preserve them. Find the answers to your questions here.
On June 7, 2018, the SJC adopted an order that amends the Rules of the Supreme Judicial Court, and in particular, Massachusetts Rules of […]

5July, 2018

Can Power Posing Help Lawyers Gain Confidence?

Confidence helps any career flourish and it’s even more critical in the legal profession. Can adjusting your body posture really return immediate results? Here’s the ‘final’ word.
Words are never final in science, but the recent controversy over whether research concluding “power posing” is an effective way to gain confidence fast seems settled enough to call […]

21June, 2018

Microsoft Office Skills for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Microsoft Office is always expanding its range of time-saving tools, so it’s hard to stay on top of what you need to learn. Find out what skills to focus on for the best ROI as you use the products in your law practice.
We thank the team at Lawyerist.com for this helpful guest post.

For most law firms, […]

13June, 2018

Transition Planning for Lawyers [Webinar]

In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Stephen Gallagher will get you ready to change your thinking and embrace reality and plan for the transitions you’ll need to make in your career as a lawyer.
Do you think it’s only people aged 50+ who are dealing with the effects of growing older? Aging affects us […]

17May, 2018

But You’re a Lawyer, Not a Project Manager? Learn These Skills.

Here’s how to approach your work as a lawyer as projects to be managed, apply the right skills for the job, and deliver a better finished work product.
Alex, Beth, and Chris are partners in a small law firm. They have been together for 30 years. They make all important decisions together. Recently, their office manager […]

11April, 2018

How to Use Evernote as a Law Practice Tool

Data Overload is real for almost everyone in 2018, but lawyers have exceptionally high ethical standards on their ability to manage it. Tool Option Overload is real too, so get control now with this practical approach to Evernote.
Attorneys are bombarded from every direction, many times with competing demands from clients, colleagues, staff, and family. If […]

12March, 2018

How to Lead with Better Services in the Legal Profession

Economics are changing in every industry. Find out how you can emerge as a leader at a critical time in the legal profession.
“Everything in modern society is the result of a collection of decisions made by someone. Why shouldn’t that someone be you?”
– Tom Kelley & David Kelley, Creative Confidence

Many organizations today, including just about […]