Book Unveiled: The Marble And The Sculptor

Book Unveiled: The Marble And The Sculptor

I mentioned my book earlier this year, but now it’s finally here. The Marble and The Sculptor is available now. If you want a guide on how to transition from law school into the practice of law, this is it. In each chapter (over 40 topics total), I layout...
Book Review: Life After Law

Book Review: Life After Law

This past week I received an advance review copy of Life After Law: Finding Work You Love With the J.D. You Have, by Liz Brown. Brown is a former litigation partner at a large international law firm.  She graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. She...
Focus on Time, Not on Tasks

Focus on Time, Not on Tasks

As I noted a couple of days ago, Forbes recently published a ridiculous listicle of tasks to complete every morning. Do this, do that, run down the checklist. I ridiculed it because (a) it was drop-dead obvious things to do that people should have incorporated into...
3 Steps To Owning Your Mistakes

3 Steps To Owning Your Mistakes

  One of the great, unspoken realities of being a new lawyer that is never mentioned in law school is that you are going to screw up – badly. And then you’re going to have to explain it to your supervising attorney. You’re going to miss a deadline,...