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10 Tips for Lawyers to Improve Well-Being in Your Workday

Photo by Matteo Di Iorio on Pexels.com Well-Being Week in the Law is upon us. Well-Being has been a big topic of late, especially with the stress of the last couple of years living through a global pandemic. Law firms are hiring wellness consultants and coaches and...

Lawyer Gifts that Attorneys and New Grads Could Really Use

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com As a new class of lawyers graduates this spring, I’ve been giving some thought to lawyer gifts that attorneys and recent law grads can actually use. Following are items I would have been grateful to receive as a new lawyer....

Law Firm Life is Now Available

I am thrilled to announce that my latest ebook, Law Firm Life, is available for purchase on Amazon. It's the guide I needed before starting work at a large law firm after graduation and covers: How to set up your home and finances to prepare for working lifeTips to...

Law Firm Life is Now Available

I am thrilled to announce that my latest ebook, Law Firm Life, is available for purchase on Amazon. It's the guide I needed before starting work at a large law firm after graduation and covers: How to set up your home and finances to prepare for working lifeTips to...

It’s April – Got a New Job Yet?

The year is a quarter over. If you resolved to get a new job this year, it's time to check in on your progress. I love movie trailers. I always get to the theater (remember theaters?) early enough to watch them. They’re full of promise and possibilities. I also love...

Now Available: Acing OCI

After months of work, I am thrilled to announce that my new ebook, Acing OCI, is available for purchase on Amazon. A comprehensive guide to the law firm interviewing process, it includes all the information I wish I had known as a law student interviewing for a law...

Delegating Tips for Lawyers

Associate retention is a hot topic these days. Sure, signing bonuses are a major draw enticing associates to their next firm, but every lateral move requires a decision: stick with the devil you know, or transition to the devil you don’t? Midlevel and senior...

Low-Key Self-Promotion (Brand Building) Tips

  Talk about self-promotion! Have you seen this meme? If you’re somebody who feels uncomfortable with the idea of self-promotion, or simply rolls your eyes when you see a post like the gushing prose above, you probably prefer the top statement to announce big...

Young Lawyers Speak Out: What They Need from the Profession

Photo by August de Richelieu on Pexels.com Last month, the International Bar Association released its Young Lawyers’ Report after conducting a global survey of young lawyers on topics including what they want and need from the profession. Over 3,000 lawyers responded....

Top Tips for Writing A Cover Letter

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Continuing our focus on job hunting in January, today I want to talk about cover letters and give you some tips for writing a cover letter. But first - should you even write a cover letter? Absolutely. Some job postings state that a...

Five Tips for Legal Resumes in 2022

  It’s January. The combination of end-of-year bonuses having been paid and new-year resolutions being made usually results in some career pondering—do you want to be in your current job at the end of 2022? Or would you like to move on to something new?...

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