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4 Keys to Mastering the Art of Delegation

Advice for business-owners that can easily translate to the daily life of in-house counsel: “When running a business, the perpetual, though eternally unattainable goal, is to make yourself dispensable. All too often, business owners feel…


Why You Need to Talk Less and Listen More

Perhaps one of the teachable moments from the latest election cycle in the US is that people need to talk less and listen more: “Authentic, two-way communication is a lost art. Our interactions have become…


How to Sound Like a Winning Lawyer

Nika Kabiri, Director of Strategic Insights, Law and Society Analyst at Avvo, gives her thoughts on the way you sound can have a dramatic impact on how people view you as a lawyer: “Last night while…



How In-House Counsel Can Get to Yes

Head over to Bloomberg BNA’s Business of Law Blog to read a thoughtful piece by Moujan Kazerani, General Counsel of Emerging Businesses, Dun & Bradstreet, who discusses how in-house counsel can buck their instincts and…


How To Negotiate When You’re At A Disadvantage

Negotiating can be frustrating, especially when it involves lawyers. Fortunately, smarter people conduct studies that can help you – especially when you are at a disadvantage: “Even when the playing field isn’t level, you can…




AI Predicted Case Outcomes with High Accuracy

Some day soon, there will be an app for that.  Feed in your fact pattern and get a prediction of your case outcome: “Researchers were able to predict the results of human rights cases with…


Associates are Fleeing Law Firms in Droves

Associates are fleeing law firms – save some time on your calendars for new hire luncheons: “Generally speaking, today’s law firm associates are disillusioned with law firm life. And attrition is at an all-time high. 20+…