Being a Lawyer


Lawyers Need Vacations

Lawyers need vacations, and a three day weekend is not sufficient. Whether you are an in-house counsel or a lawyer toiling away at BigLaw or SmallLaw, vacation can help avoid burnout. “Work hard, play hard”…




Being a Corporate Lawyer Is A Bullshit Job

If you are a corporate lawyer, you may have a bullshit job. Well, that’s according to an anthropology professor. Others might say this is an affront to bulls. Lawyers might say that ivory tower professors…



The Rise of In-House Counsel in China

The continued growth and expansion of Chinese multinationals, as well as domestic changes in Chinese views, has led to the rise of in-house counsel in China. Read more in this article by Jack McDouall: “China arguably…


Bragging At Work Without Sounding Arrogant

Lawyers bragging at work? Pshaw! Maybe in BigLaw, but never in the collegial in-house environment. Alright, in-housers, if you insist on bragging at work, here is how to do it the right way. Just don’t…


Avoid Burnout With These Small Changes

Avoid burnout in a law department? Pshaw. Most law firm associates think of in-house life as Sunshine, rainbows and the occasional Unicorn. The reality is that most in-house counsel work as hard, if not harder,…