Do Law Firms Need On-Site Therapists for Lawyers’ Mental Health?
‘When did you first start fantasizing about becoming a wealthy BigLaw partner?’ the therapist asks. Alright, it’s a fantasy but is it a malady? […]Read more
Immigrants Facing Deportation Offered Free Legal Help in San Francisco
Miguel, being held in a detention center because of a criminal conviction, was stumbling through a deportation hearing. He didn’t speak English well, he […]Read more
Report: Landing Estate Planning Clients Takes Patience, Trust
If you’re a solo practitioner or small firm that specializes in estate planning, you may have already sensed it intuitively, but a new report […]Read more
Are Uber-Like Law Practices Coming or Going?
A few years ago, it seemed like Uber was a business model for success. Today, not so much. But the idea of the Uber-like […]Read more
Social Media-Related Litigation Surges, Lawyers Report
Most lawyers say that lawsuits involving social media and mobile devices are increasing, according to a new survey. Based on 200 telephone interviews with […]Read more
Sleep-Deprived Lawyers Get Ready: Law Firm Adds Napping Pods
Lawyers, please don’t confuse napping with nodding off. Nodding off happens when you’ve been working long hours and you just can’t keep your eyes […]Read more
Is Your Personality to Blame for Lost Business?
What do you get when you cross a lawyer and a pig? Nothing, because there are some things a pig won’t do. If you […]Read more
Lawyer Tips: Do’s and Don’ts of Speaking to Reporters
Lawyers should always be ready to interact professionally with the media. You never know when a reporter will call to ask about a case. […]Read more
Should Lawyers Be Able to Sue Their Firm Anonymously?
In a $50 million sex discrimination lawsuit by a BigLaw partner against her firm, the judge is allowing the plaintiff to proceed as “Jane […]Read more
Lawyers Are ‘Chronically Under-Performing,’ Survey Finds
If you’re sitting at your desk waiting for the phone to ring, that’s usually not a good sign. It could be that you are […]Read more