How To Get Better At Small Talk

How To Get Better At Small Talk

In early December you’re likely neck-deep in the high season for what can be the most banal of networking events – the holiday party. I attended two parties a week. I’m sure I’ll be going to at least half a dozen more this year, as I imagine you will...
Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

Annual Planning For Lawyers – Reference Guide

This guide has been revised and updated for 2017. I was walking around a shopping center in early November and there were already Christmas decorations hung up everywhere. Thanksgiving seems like it has almost been completely subsumed by the winter holiday season....
Ethics Of Misrepresentation In Negotiation

Ethics Of Misrepresentation In Negotiation

Being an effective negotiator is an incredibly important aspect of being a lawyer. Whether it be a contract dispute or a bitter custody battle, negotiation comes to play on a regular basis in the representation of clients. Negotiation can either be amicable...
How To Write A Good Legal Memo

How To Write A Good Legal Memo

Perhaps the most important skill a new lawyer needs to have a firm grasp of is writing. Why? Writing is thinking: It’s simple. The amount of information our brains can fit into our short term memory at once isn’t a lot. If you never have thoughts that require...