Being a Lawyer

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…





Leadership In-House – Head up or Head Down?

What does leadership in-house mean to you? “Every couple of months you’ll see an article, presentation or infographic trying to define the line between a leader and a manager…One of my favorite useless platitudes is…


10 Unique Legal Interview Questions

Looking for legal interview questions you might be asked? The Law Recruiters blog has a few they’ve gleaned from their candidates: “When we discuss with our candidates the questions that they are asked during interviews, we…


Be a Start-Up’s First Lawyer

Want to be a start-up’s first lawyer? Hear what the Lawyer Whisperer has to say on the topic: “Today, the start-up market is active and legal hiring continues at a swift pace. Executives are adding…