With attorneys speaking up about their inability to balance life and work, many firms are beginning to pay attention, offering four options designed to help integrate work and life; but are these options really the solution? Read on to learn more about these options and whether they may be a good fit for your practice.
Let's face it. Law school does a great job preparing you for researching and writing about the law, but not so much some of the finer intricacies of the practice -- like communicating with other lawyers. This article covers some of the common pitfalls new attorneys make along with tips that you may find useful in your next peer-to-peer interaction.
Many of us struggle with the simple act of appreciating and complimenting the people around us. On a daily basis, many of us feel awkward or uncomfortable with the simple act of giving or receiving compliments with those around us.
Law firms, even "white-shoe" firms, have changed dress codes to reflect the times. In order to dress appropriately, the business casual lawyer should adhere to a few rules.
Learn about one man's experience living in Europe and telecommuting to his job in the States, and his tips for making it work.
Given the benefits of equal treatment and diversity in the profession, how did women in the biggest 200 law firms fare?
Scott T. Mueller's book, The Empty Carousel: A Consumers Guide to Checked and Carry-on Luggage, offers advice on what you can do to minimize the risks of mishandled luggage. For lawyers who travel frequently, these tips are a must read.
Although providing free legal services to the poor or charitable organizations may not be a requirement, it's certainly comes recommended in the ABA's Model Rule 6.1.
Hiring has always been a game of odds; particularly in the law profession. We see a candidate's resume, check references and do a face-to-face. Then most of us reach a decision based on a slightly educated hunch. The data on lawyer retention makes it clear how much of a crapshoot hiring really is.
Women, do you want to have a better, more successful, meaningful life? Do you wish the world would recognize you as a woman with purpose, passion, and power?