Want Success? Fire Your Friends

Do you know someone who is negative or cynical? Someone who complains, gossips, and blames others for his or her situation? Whatever you call these people – downers, kill-joys, energy vampires – your success as a lawyer depends on eliminating or limiting your exposure to them.

Increase Your Chances of Making Partner with These 7 Tips

These days, with law firms tightening their belts and keeping them that way, you may consider the prospect of making partner at a law firm more farfetched than ever. If you plan ahead and implement these 7 tips, though, you will greatly increase your chances of being the lawyer who makes it:

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 […]