August 16, 2019 Article

Flexibility in the Legal Profession: Five Practical Tips for the Courtroom and Beyond

Be the best negotiator, evaluator, advisor, and advocate by becoming more flexible in your approach.

By Caroline A. Morgan

Lawyers wear many hats. As a representative of a client, a lawyer is a negotiator, evaluator, advisor, and advocate. And lawyers wear those many hats in many different environments, as each case or obligation throws new challenges our way. Given the dynamic nature of the practice of law, it is important to be agile, rather than sticking to a single skill set or script. The tips below are designed to help lawyers think about the situations they face with an open mind so that they can take advantage of all possible options with a flexible approach. 

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