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Dealing With an Upset Client

Whether you are an in-house counsel or a law firm attorney, you will need to learn to deal with an upset client if you are going to build long-term relationships: “It’s almost a certainty that,…


Coaching Lawyers

If your job involves coaching lawyers, or you are a lawyer who needs to be coached (and be coachable!), Canadian Lawyer Magazine has a piece that should interest you: “Lawyers, as a group, are more…


Legal Sector Grows for the Third Straight Month

The American economy has been picking up steam in 2017, with the legal sector growing for the third straight month: “The legal services sector gained 2,000 jobs in June, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted numbers…


How to Successfully Negotiate Your Salary

Sonya Som and Mark Yacano of MLA Global give their thoughts on how you can successfully negotiate your salary: “Many lawyers spend their careers negotiating deals on behalf of clients, taking pains to prepare in…


10 Things the Nicest People Never Do

Aaah, another refreshing list of things lawyers never do: “Some of the most successful people I know are also the nicest. That’s no coincidence, since no one ever does anything worthwhile alone — and that…