Small Talk for Lawyers – 5 Networking Tips for Your Next Business Event

You know you need to grow your book of business, right?  Then why do you keep pushing networking to the very bottom of your list, right behind doing your time sheets and cleaning out the litter box?   Perhaps it’s because you dread engaging in “small talk.”  Many lawyers experience anxiety at the prospect of spending […]

LinkedIn for Lawyers: Why You Need to Post Your Photo

Are you one of the many lawyers out there with a LinkedIn profile but no photo?  Yes, I’m talking to you!  Let me be the first to congratulate you on having a LinkedIn profile; after all, so many attorneys are completely ignoring all the career boosting and business-building opportunities LinkedIn has to offer.  If you […]

Making Partner in a Law Firm Starts with Accepting the Truth About Your Annual Review

Making Partner in a Law Firm Starts with Accepting the Truth About Your Annual Review

Want to know one of the secrets to making partner in a law firm? Pay attention to your annual review. One of my clients, a partner at a large law firm, told me today that the firm recently decided to lay off a senior associate in her department. There was a part of her that […]