If there’s one thing we do a lot of as lawyers, it’s write, and read, a lot of email. Making sure an email is read is as important as the information in it. An unread email might as well not be sent (except for liability reasons, but that’s another blog post…).
Behold, 29 suggestions for keeping that creative spark alive: (h/t Lifehacker)
Short of going solo, there’s almost no way around the fact: you’re going to be a junior associate before you become a partner. But that doesn’t mean you have to wait to be a partner to start thinking like one. Start now, says Above the Law. Take ownership of winning your case or completing your […]
On writing, from the Curmudgeon’s Guide to Practicing Law, page 25: “Edit yourself.” Really. Do it. If you don’t, someone else will have to edit your work for you, and that’s, well, embarrassing. Further, shorten your sentences. After I write a brief, I go back and re-read it, concentrating solely on matters of style. I read […]