Even if you have a marketing plan in place, it is good to review the plan several times a year. Here is a checklist to help you assess where you are succeeding in your plan and where you may want to invest more time and energy. Feel free to reach out for a free consult if you would like to discuss your own efforts to grow your law practice in a comfortable
Lateral partner movement is alive and well in the practice of law. While partners and practice groups were changing firms with increasing frequency in the past decade, the pandemic has not really slowed down the process.
There are many reasons why law firm partners seek out greener pastures. In the latest episode of the Counsel to Counsel Podcast, my guest Susan Mendelsohn, talks about some of those reasons. But what makes a lateral move a success? Why do some partners make a lateral move and stay for years while others quickly discover that another lateral move may be in the offing.
Susan Mendelsohn has a lot to say on the subject.
Susan Mendelsohn has been recruiting in the legal space for over 20 years. While she is based in Chicago, she serves clients throughout the United States and not only does recruiting, but like me, Susan also spends a portion of her time on
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
Eventually, every professional athlete faces the same challenges: when to retire and what to do next. For the most part, an athlete’s career is limited. Few players will be able to compete into their 40’s. Lawyers, on the other hand, do not face these constraints. They can practice full-time well into their 70’s or 80’s and even continue to actively participate in firm management.
As the pandemic has caused law firms and partners to rethink their priorities, the issue of what to do with senior partners has never been timelier. For lawyers who are thinking about the next 10 to 15 years of their lives, they may be asking themselves the same question that King George poses in the musical Hamilton—What Comes Next?
To help lawyers considering these issues, Steve Seckler has put together The Next Stage, an innovative program which combines workshops and one-on-one coaching. Through this series, participants explore the practical considerations in making a shift after a lengthy legal career. To read more about the program, click here or contact Steve Seckler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Steve is also available for one-on-one coaching to help senior attorneys who prefer to discuss these issues privately.
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Stephen Seckler helped moderate a panel for the New England Corporate Counsel Association, Moving up the Ladder: Tips on Career Development for the In-House Counsel
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
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