Being a Lawyer

5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You

Jacqueline Whitmore, an etiquette expert and founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida, gives her thoughts on working with people who annoy you.  Of course, we’re talking about people outside of…


Top the Legal Hiring Manager’s List

The Lawyer Whisperer has launched an Employer Perspective article series – now you can hear what hiring managers and employers think – including how to get to the top of a legal hiring manager’s list….


Skadden’s 100 Year Old Lawyer

When you love what you do, why stop? “For Bentley Kassal’s 100th birthday, his wife ordered a custom-made birthday cake with the Skadden lawyer’s mug shot imposed over his infant body, as it first appeared…


Legit Alibis For Avoiding Last-Minute Meetings

Especially important advice for meetings that are planned solely for the purposes of planning future meetings: “A coworker sends you an email asking if you’re available for a 2:30 p.m. meeting, and your first thought…


10 Tips for Lawyers Taking on Risk

Dennis Garcia, Assistant General Counsel of Microsoft Corporation, give his perspective on what lawyers should consider when taking on risk: “Recent geopolitical developments have made our world increasingly unpredictable. More than ever before lawyers need…


Working From Home Causes More Stress

A recent study finds that working from home causes more stress – but does it carve out “working from home” in finger quotes which many find much more enjoyable? “You’d think that working from home…


Busy is the New Stupid

Worky work, busy bee? Well, busy is the new stupid according to Ed Baldwin, SPHR, GPHR: “I’ll attempt to make this a short post, because you’re busy, and I’m busy too. Really busy.  It’s one…