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Succeeding in the Business of Law: 5 Rules Every Lawyer Should Live By

Veteran trial lawyer Robert Katzberg, author of the new book "The Vanishing Trial," on the key to achieving success and happiness in the business of law today.

Robert Katzberg - July 17, 2020
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This Is Why You Need a Motto

Analog Attorney | Using a well-written, pithy phrase as your personal maxim will help guide you through good times, bad times and weird times.

Bull Garlington - July 16, 2020
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Calming Down an Angry Client

You know the scenario. It’s the end of the day. The phone rings and you pick it up knowing you really shouldn't. You should just let it go to voicemail, pack up your laptop and go home. “What the bleep is this?” are the first words you ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - July 15, 2020
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Organization Strategy: Spreadsheeting My Professional Life

Ruth Carter explains how a simple upgrade to her organization strategy makes her feel more in control of her projects and her day.

Ruth Carter - July 15, 2020
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Accent on the Wrong Syll-ah-buhl?

Get to the Point! Don’t you hate it when something comes out of your mouth that makes your listener hesitate or give you a funny look?

Theda C. Snyder - July 14, 2020
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Hot Topics: Top 12 Law Practice Management Posts of 2020 (So Far)

The most popular practice management topics and practical tips so far in 2020.

Joan Feldman - July 6, 2020
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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020
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Seven Steps to a More Authentic, Fresher Attorney Bio

Nobody sets out to write a boring bio. It’s just so easy to follow the usual attorney bio format and rarely update or change it. What a waste! Here are great tips from Nancy Slome to reboot your bio.

Nancy Slome - June 30, 2020
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The Prosody Pitfall

Get to the Point! You’ve finished the memorandum in support of your motion, and it’s beautiful, lyrical even. But wait, has prosody led you astray?

Theda C. Snyder - June 23, 2020
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Side Hustle for Lawyers: I Created an Online Course for People Who Will Never Hire an Attorney

Ruth Carter says having other streams of income helps provide financial stability in the unstable, often stressful world of solo practice. Her new side hustle targets people who won't pay a lawyer, but will buy an online course with legal information.

Ruth Carter - June 16, 2020