Being a Lawyer

Cut Your Email Time In Half

Until the robots take over, we’re going to have to learn to tame e-mail overload.  Learn how to cut your email time in half: “We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees…


4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut

In law as with many jobs, years spent nose-down in documents can make you oblivious to the fact that you are in a career rut.  Do yourself a favor and take a quick self-assessment: “You…




How to Say No at Work

As a lawyer, saying no can often be a difficult task.  Check out this recent piece at Entrepreneur and also our earlier piece on the topic: “Whether you’re trying to impress your boss or you…


Law Has Become a Massive Gravy Train

Bashing lawyers and the legal profession is a popular past-time, but one publication across the pond is pulling no punches: “Right-wing news site the Daily Mail has kicked off the new year with a pretty…


Milestone: More Women Than Men in Law School

A milestone has been achieved – there are more women than men in law school for the first time: “For the first time ever, women make up a slight majority of students enrolled at American…



How to Get Promoted This Year

If you are looking to move up the in-house counsel ladder and get promoted this year, you have to lay the appropriate groundwork: “Is your goal this year to get that promotion? Good for you!…