If law firms want to implement succession plans, they need the buy-in of the senior lawyers who are handing over client relationships and the reins of leadership. In order to give their buy-in, senior lawyers need to have a good sense of “what comes next”. Listen to my interview on Legal Speak on the Law.com Network. In a great conversation with Zack Needles,
In the 30 years that I have been speaking with lawyers in private practice, I have noticed a consistent trend: attorneys who generate their own work have more satisfying careers. They also have better partnership prospects. I’ve also observed that building a practice is not something that happens overnight. Lawyers who are successful in marketing are doing great work for their clients; but they are consistently spending a portion of their time on high value marketing activities. So what are you doing to build your practice? If you would
My article in the May/June 2021 issue of the ABA’s GP Solo Magazine.
I was recently invited back as a guest on The Legal Toolkit, a podcast produced by the Legal Talk Network. Jared Correia, the host, was one of the pioneers in legal podcasting and a great inspiration for me to launch the Counsel to Counsel Podcast. Jared and I talk about how coaching can help attorneys achieve great marketing success and career satisfaction. We also discuss
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Stephen Seckler participated as a panelist for Northeastern University School of Law’s Pre-Connections Panel. At the program, Steve and several other speakers offered advice to NUSL students about how to network effectively and get the most out of the annual Connections program which connects alumni and students.
Stephen Seckler moderated a panel of attorneys who have practiced in biglaw, mid-sized firms, government and in-house. Boston Bar Association Career Paths: Mapping Out Your Career – Friday, January 26, 2018, 12:00-1:30– understand your options when you work at a large law firm. Available for free on demand for BBA members. Read the program notes … Read more
Watch Steve Seckler’s webinar, Thirteen Killer Mistakes Lawyers Make When Marketing
Quoted in Boston Business Journal, These Days, Not all Attorneys are Looking to Become Partners, subscription required