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It’s almost that time of year again.
The kids’ activities are ramping up just as school is winding down.
What does that mean for you?
It means juggling soccer practice, swim lessons and teacher conferences.
It means rushing through...
By Lakeshia Ekeigwe
In my process of working with new clients, I always ask them to describe the big dream they have for their life.
When I asked the same of Erica, a 33-year-old lawyer in Los Angeles, there was an unusually long pause. Through...
March is National Women’s History Month. The Month can be traced to the early ‘80s when President Reagan proclaimed the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama...
Seat 1000 Americans in an auditorium: How many patents do they equal?
(It’s not a trick question)
The answer: 9.3 patents ... that is, counting over a 38 year period.
Ted C. Jones, Ph.D recently blogged about these numbers for Stewart Title...
Spring is upon us, and if you’re a lawyer, maybe you’re planning a vacation for Spring Break.
Or maybe not. For some lawyers, the word “vacation” is a difficult...
by Alison Stemler *
One of the main purposes of the Dodd-Frank Act is to promote financial stability in the US economy, including through a significant number of provisions relating to financial institutions. [Incentive-Based Compensation Arrangements...
Ever find yourself fiddling with a rubber band or a clicker pen? Then it’s time to upgrade, lawyers! There’re hundreds of serious fidget toys on the market for those who also appreciate gadgetry. If all this talk is making you fidget, then...
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...