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Hurdles Self-Employed Lawyers Face When Seeking a Firm Job

For you self-employed attorneys, going to work at a law firm is more than a job change. It is a life change. Whatever your […]

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  20 April 2017
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Strategic Lawyering and the Benefits of Long-Term Planning

Charles H. Houston, a lesser-known luminary in the civil rights movement, may have been the best legal strategist in American history. Long before the […]

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  20 April 2017
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Want to Keep Your Associates? Give Them a Raise

Forget unlimited vacation days, free car services, firm-sponsored memberships at the local Equinox. If you want your associates to stay around longer, you’ll want […]

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  19 April 2017
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The Law’s Drinking Problem Isn’t Limited to Lawyers

The legal profession has a drinking problem. More than one in five attorneys is a problem drinker, according to a study by the Hazelden […]

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  19 April 2017
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Wielding a Judicial ‘Wild Card’

Rolling Stone called Judge Jed S. Rakoff a “legal hero of our time,” but the judge doesn’t come across as a rock ‘n roller. […]

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  18 April 2017
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Millennials Are a New Breed of Legal Consumers, Requiring New Strategies

Millennials, those 18-to-34-year-olds born after Generation X, are now the largest generation in America. They make up about a quarter of the U.S. population […]

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  18 April 2017
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Choosing Your Market, Not the Low-Hanging Fruit on Your Client List

If you’re like me, you go to the produce section with a list. That’s because usually my wife tells me what I want: avocados, […]

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  17 April 2017
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When a Judge Mispronounces, Should You Play Along?

There are plenty of pronunciations practitioners can disagree on — voir dire, for example, stare decisis, or even choate. Then there’s antecedent, usually said […]

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  17 April 2017
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What Lawyers Should Know About Client Portals

What’s your preferred way of communicating with clients? An in-person meeting? On the phone? Over email? Through a client portal? My guess is, not […]

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  14 April 2017
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Landing Clients From BigLaw Firms

Everybody knows that David slew Goliath, so how could that story be an analogy for solo attorneys and big firm lawyers working together? It’s […]

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  13 April 2017
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