Being a Lawyer

Career Advice for Would Be GCs

Are you an in-house counsel who some day would like to become a GC? Mike Evers of Evers Legal has asked nine successful GCs for their advice for aspiring GCs and it is a great…


Why Doing Nothing Improves Productivity and Well Being

Looking for an article to clandestinely send to all law department printers? This may just be the one…..but that would mean doing something, wouldn’t it? “Conventional wisdom in our culture promotes the belief and practice of…


How to End an Email War with a Colleague

We’ve all been there – the dreaded email war with a colleague – the one that wont end, that pings and dings at all hours of the day. Fortunately, The Lawyer Whisperer has some ideas…


How To Cancel Plans By Email Without Being Lame

Have you ever been professionally ghosted? Have no idea what that means? Read on at FastCompany to learn how to cancel plans by email without being lame – although you’re not going to be able…


How Baby Boomers Destroyed the Legal System

Well, now that the election is over, at least we will have something new to argue about: “The American Bar Association tracks certain demographic information about lawyers.  One of which is the age of lawyers. The…


10 Things Learned in 1000 Negotiations

James Altucher, blogger, author, social media, investor, wall street investor, gives his thoughts on things he learned from negotiating.  Lawyers will like to see “seek advice” – but read on to hear more on the power…


Lawyers Can Repair Their Tarnished Image

Mark Cohen of Legal Mosaic fame posts at Forbes on how lawyers can repair their tarnished image: “John Grisham captured a common perception of lawyers in The Client: ‘You advised him not to get a…



Holiday Gifts for Lawyers – 2016 Guide

Struggling to find holiday gifts for lawyers? Fortunately, the venerable Reid Trautz has done it again – and assembled a list that will make your online or (gasp) offline shopping a snap: “It’s the most wonderful…