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It's incredibly easy to say, "I'll just finish this up" when you should be in your car driving home. Lawyers, if you never turn lawyer-mode off, you don't give yourself time for the other things you enjoy. You're going to walk...
Lawyers ... you loooooove your dogs. The proof is in the " 12 Best Breeds for Lawyers " post we shared last month. Dog-loving lawyers couldn't get enough of it - so much so we followed it up with another dogs/lawyers post .
The spring season will be here soon, which means a new start to the world outside our office windows. If you think your writing has seen too many winters, jump on spring’s bandwagon to freshen up your writing skills. Here’s 3 spring rules...
With Valentine’s Day coming tomorrow, here is an annotated office relationship policy from Lexis Practice Advisor that employers can use to remind their employees about office relationship rules.
Office Relationship / Fraternization Policy...
What are the top law movies? Everyone has their opinion, but nothing’s definitive. There’s just too many great legal films and attorney movies to choose from.
But we don’t have to choose the best legal film. Instead, let’s just...
The best dog breeds for lawyers have already been dug up, but what can dogs dig up about their lawyers?
Dogs have tons of personality – no different from us. Often, your dog’s personality is a reflection of you… whether you’re...
14 Crazy Valentine’s Day Facts
Ah the “day of love” has finally fallen upon us. The widely-celebrated “Hallmark Holiday” has been around for thousands of years, but how much do you really know about this holiday?
What does Morgan Freeman’s voice have to do with being an attorney? More than you think! Surprisingly, Morgan’s iconic, godly voice (pun intended) can teach lawyers the art of powerful speaking.
Whether it’s helping a client or having...
The Kaepernick-Sit: Can “Un-American” Be Valuable?
Colin Kaepernick has the unquestionable right to kneel in protest during the national anthem. It’s a right that’s spreading to a growing number of like-minded protesters.
Here’s a link to some great tips for knowing how best to utilize this handy little symbol, although my preference is different than the fourth item on the list. What do you prefer when it comes to adding or omitting the last comma in a series? ...
With the Oscars right around the corner, lawyers will once again remember – and debate – quotes from the best legal movies. The classics have been “through the ringer” already; famous quotes like:
It’s always difficult...
The sharing economy and collaborative consumption promise disruptive change to a number of sectors and industries. The extent to which these promises are fulfilled depends a lot on the regulatory climate in Washington and the states. The Trump administration...
Immigration reform will be a top legislative priority in 2017 at both the federal and state levels. President Trump made immigration reform a centerpiece of his campaign. Will his promises to secure the nation’s borders, deport undocumented/illegal...
So Obamacare had some pluses and minuses . And within days after his inauguration, President Trump has put paid to his promise to repeal and replace it—or at least has signed an executive order beginning the process. What comes next?
Candidate Trump took conflicting positions regarding the federal minimum wage. Which policy will President Trump propose to follow? Will a Republican Congress bent on smaller government, regulatory relief for business and accelerating economic growth...
The Trump administration, the Republican Congress and several states have made pension reform a top legislative priority in 2017. The slated reforms would affect both public and private sector pensions. Pension reform legislation aims to solve two looming...
Lawyers are more than just lawyers – they’re also researchers, planners and counselors . Their personalities are more than what meets the eye, too. In fact, lawyers manifest traits that the rest of us wish we had!
Elements of the Lawyerly...
To decrease office time, or to not decrease it?
A typical work-life balance question – but not the right question.
The right question is: can you somehow balance your office hours with family bonding time?
The answer’s simple…...
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Lawyers everywhere are too stressed to relax at work.
But don’t fret!
There is a solution!
Blah! Your Current Workspace
How your work space is set up says a lot about your relaxation efforts. Consider the traditional office: