Finding Fulfillment as a Lawyer

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“It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment; it is in the happiness of pursuit.”         ~ Denis Waitley Once upon a time, you were an optimistic law student, eager to earn your degree and set the world on fire. Your dreams were big, and your confidence to attain thoseMore…

Professional Transitions

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Transitioning clients from one lawyer to another is an inevitable part of a firm’s responsibilities. For example, is there a lawyer who is approaching retirement, or is otherwise unable to continue in their present capacity. Is a senior lawyer, who is delegating some responsibilities to a younger lawyer, also mentoring him/her? Are cases being transferredMore…

Integration of Laterals

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Many law firms are seeking to grow by lateral hires as opposed to new law school graduates.  In fact, surveys reveal that more than 80% of firms with 250 or more lawyers have acquired laterals in the last several years.  However, hiring laterally does not guarantee success. Studies also indicate that approximately 35% of lateralMore…

Attorneys, Technology, and Ethics

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Lawyers using various forms of computer technology in their practice is a given. From cloud storage, social media, and chatbots, to utilizing AI in routine office software and procedures, all these modalities and many others represent the face of technology today with more advances on the horizon. The question is how to best use technologyMore…