• By Published On: June 2, 2009Categories: law firm management

    How can lawyers get themselves away from the dreaded billable hour? By adopting billing methods that have long been standard in the consulting industry. See my post on the Middle [...]

  • By Published On: April 19, 2009Categories: career success in the law

    I've been advising my coaching clients for years that exercise and outside interests are an important part of marketing and career advancement. While I've tried to emphasize the importance of [...]

  • By Published On: December 5, 2008Categories: surviving the downturn

    I am pleased to report that Counsel to Counsel has been selected again for the ABA's Blawg 100 (the top 100 websites by lawyers, for lawyers as determined by the [...]

  • By Published On: April 19, 2008Categories: career success in the law

    Assuming you are reasonably intelligent, success in law school is largely determined by effort. If you do the work, the grades will follow. In the real world, effort matters too; [...]

  • By Published On: January 22, 2008Categories: career success in the law, legal marketing

    I'm a political junkie. While I confess I am growing tired of the current presidential race (can't someone figure out how to move us out of the perpetual election campaign [...]

  • By Published On: January 17, 2008Categories: attorney career satisfaction

    One of the biggest mistakes I have made in my professional and personal life is misinterpreting silence. While I have gotten better in dealing with silence in my personal relationships [...]

  • By Published On: November 29, 2007Categories: Coaching Ideas

    The ABA Journal has named CounseltoCounsel to the ABA Journal Blawg 100 (100 best blogs for lawyers by lawyers.) The editors are now voting for the best in each category. [...]

  • By Published On: September 12, 2007Categories: attorney career satisfaction

    The Jewish New Year, Rosh HaShana, is here. On this happy occasion, it is time to reflect upon the last 12 months and think about my accomplishments and my shortcomings. [...]

  • I work with a personal trainer who just taught me a new Orwellian phrase: Success is Failure. He was talking about the fact that in order to build muscle strength, [...]

  • When I took driver's ed in the 1970's, our teacher introduced us to Mr. Smith's Rules of Driving. It was a quaint film done in the 1950's and had the [...]