Articles about lawyers


Top 10 rules to be a successful lawyer

Last updated: 04/18/2021

A third-generation trial attorney, I have spent a majority of my life either working as a lawyer or hearing about it at the dinner table growing up. I was a trial attorney in...

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Are Law Firms, Legal Departments Ready to Answer the Diversity Call?

Last updated: 04/17/2021

It’s no secret that the legal profession has been historically slow to change, and nowhere is this more apparent than in its lack of diversity. Of the more than 1.3 million...

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Young Lawyers Reveal How They Made Partner in a Pandemic, Part 3

Last updated: 04/17/2021

We’re back with the final installment in our series, where 21 young lawyers share how they rose to the challenges of 2020 to make partner. We hear from a Phoenix-based partner...

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Is the Legal Market Really ‘A Market’?

Last updated: 04/16/2021

Is the legal market really a market? We’ve been calling our sector ‘a market’ for a long time, but in many ways it does not have all the characteristics of one. Here’s why it...

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Young Lawyers Reveal How They Made Partner in a Pandemic, Part 3

Last updated: 04/14/2021

We’re back with the final installment in our series, where 21 young lawyers share how they rose to the challenges of 2020 to make partner. We hear from a Phoenix-based partner...

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The challenges lawyers have in adopting legal tech

Last updated: 04/10/2021

Lawyers need to flip the switch on how they’ve operated traditionally if they are ever to fully appreciate the value that technology can bring to their roles, according to an...

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Leveraging Your Leverage As A Lawyer

Last updated: 04/01/2021

Everybody knows that leverage is important — vital, in fact. There is much more that can be leveraged than you might think. Some people, for example, leverage their good...

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Young Lawyers Reveal How They Made Partner in a Pandemic, Part 2

Last updated: 03/31/2021

In the second part of our series on how new law firm partners rose to the challenges of 2020 to make partner, we hear from one New York partner who flew across the country to...

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Stress and Anxiety | 5 Little Things And How to Fix Them

Last updated: 03/29/2021

We’ve had to forgo some big things during the pandemic: traveling by air, being in the office with colleagues, going to concerts, weddings and parties, family reunions, court or...

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What is holding women lawyers back?

Last updated: 03/28/2021

Women’s history and progress for women lawyers have been on my mind a lot these days, particularly in March, which is Women’s History Month in the U.S. On March 8, which also is...

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