• With aging baby boomer in their senior ranks, 100s of law firms  throughout the country are facing succession planning issues.  How can the firm make a successful transition and ensure the long-term viability of their [...]

  • Paul Morton has a lot to say about the term “non-billable hours”.  Paul is the COO of the law firm Burns and Levinson in Boston.  He has been a figure in law firm administration for [...]

  • Published On: February 16, 2021By Categories: attorney career satisfaction, legal marketing

    For many lawyers, carving out time for marketing activities is challenging. When there is billable work to do, spending time on things that don’t immediately generate revenue is hard to prioritize. Of course as I’ve [...]

  • Published On: February 14, 2021By Categories: attorney career satisfaction

    On this Valentines Day, I’m remembering my father Bernie Seckler.  Dad died at the start of pandemic and would have been 96 today. In the Jewish tradition, keeping alive the memory of your loved ones [...]

  • If you are an attorney, what does it mean to be a professional?  What is the borderline between zealous advocacy and uncivil and obstructionist behavior?  My guest in this episode, Don Frederico, has a lot [...]

  • For the last 10 months, most interviewing has gone on-line.  Zoom interviews are the norm right now and new hires are even being on-boarded virtually.  While the world will eventually shift back to in-person interviews, [...]

  • I was recently a guest on Alay Yanjnik’s Lawyer Business Advantage Podcast.  Like me, Alay is an experienced attorney coach and an active member of the ProVisors business network.  We spoke about business development for [...]

  • Published On: December 7, 2020By Categories: attorney career satisfaction

    In a special edition of the Counsel to Counsel Podcast, I offer up my list of things I’m thankful for in 2020. It has been a challenging year for most of us.  But we can [...]

  • What makes a legal career satisfying? Representing the most sophisticated clients?  Making a great living? Getting the brass ring at a large law firm? Or is it giving back?  If you ask Rich Johnston, Chief [...]

  • Published On: November 17, 2020By Categories: attorney career satisfaction, career transitions, senior lawyers

    Thinking about new ways to leverage your legal expertise? Wondering what it is like to serve on a non-profit or for-profit board?  Watch the replay of our webinar  Creating Board Options for Lawyers. If you [...]

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