Strategies to succeed at law firm leadership
The new book "Lessons in Leadership" outlines the ideal qualities of an exemplary law firm leader and how to hone leadership skills.
Mastering the art of saying no >>
8 keys to exposing billable time killers
Boosting billable hours and making better use of your time can be done with a personal productivity audit.
Quantify mundane tasks >>
7 pointers to get paid for your work
Lawyers must be confident in knowing that they provide value to their clients, and just like any other profession, they deserve to be paid for their work.
Elements of a written fee agreement >>
Tailor your career to fit your strengths
Before you can tailor your legal career to match your personal strengths, you need to discover what those strengths are.
Recommended assessment tools >>
10 tips for approaching lawyer rankings and ratings
A positive ranking can be a nice feather in the cap for a lawyer or law firm, but as the rating business has expanded and changed, experts on an American Bar Association panel advised lawyers on the best ways to manage their participation in this industry.
Be selective in deciding which ratings organizations to work with >>
Choosing between the cloud, desktop or hybrid solutions
Many lawyers have struggled with whether to join the cloud. The "anytime, anywhere" accessibility of the cloud is tempting, but the desktop tools that lawyers are accustomed to may be too comfortable to let go.
Pros and cons of the cloud >>
How to avoid common mistakes in appellate practice
A veteran appellate attorney shares his tactics.
Rehearsing oral arguments is key >>
Top female lawyers share leadership insights
At a recent teleconference based on the new ABA book "Learning to Lead," notable female leaders in the legal profession shared the most important characteristics that define a promising and inspiring leader.
5 "forgotten" leadership characteristics >>
Building a paperless law office
Many lawyers are unsure of how to make the paperless leap. But as more courts and agencies move toward electronic-only document submission, lawyers must adapt to new paperless ways or be left behind.
Tips on managing the change to a paperless firm >>
What to consider before joining a board
Before making the commitment, find out more about what is at stake regarding your time, finances and personal liability.
Analyze the organization’s expectations >>
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