• In my latest podcast, I speak with Lauren Stiller Rikleen. Lauren is a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce.  She shares some great advice for women who are looking to [...]

  • Thinking about starting a solo practice? That’s what Matt Yospin did six years ago after spending his first two years at a large Boston firm. He has some great advice for anyone thinking about doing [...]

  • The New Year has just passed and if you are like most professionals, you probably made a few New Year's resolutions.  Maybe you decided to make some personal changes in your life (lose weight, get [...]

  • Law is a profession that attracts individuals who enjoy solitude (according to the ABA, as many as 60% of attorneys are introverts.) If you ask most lawyers how they feel about networking, you are likely [...]

  • Associates ask me almost daily to let them know if I hear of any in-house opportunities.  Given the fact that corporate law jobs remain in high demand, I thought it would be useful to put [...]

  • I make my living by convincing lawyers to consider new career opportunities.  Join Smith & Jones and increase your partnership potential.  Make a lateral move and get the chance to work with cutting edge biotechnology [...]

  • While social media has become an important tool in building business and personal relationships, nothing can substitute for the bonds that are created through in person interactions.  Going to networking functions is still important whether [...]

  • In the past 18 years, I have spoken to thousands of law firm associates about their career concerns.  While there are a number of themes that are common (long and unpredictable hours, difficult clients, concerns [...]

  • Published On: February 24, 2010By Categories: career success in the law

    This post is dedicated to my accountant (who I generally resist contacting because after all, I'm smart and I should be able to figure this stuff out myself!) The other day, I was struggling with [...]

  • Published On: June 12, 2009By Categories: career success in the law, senior lawyers

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