Tips & Tricks

Law Firms Implement Initiatives, Mentoring to Retain Women Attorneys

Although more than half of law school graduates are women, they make up only 36 percent of legal professionals, according to a 2017 report from the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women. “The industry as a whole has a problem attracting women to the legal field and retaining them,” said Courtney Leyes, an associate and…keep reading

Three Things You Must Do To Get Diversity Right

Want to achieve organizational excellence? Join the club. Organizational excellence comes from an empowered and diverse team, but getting there takes work. In nearly every organization I have a chance to speak with, from financial services to the restaurant businesses to healthcare, diversity is an area of interest and of focus. After serving as one…keep reading

Tips for effective teamwork among law students

As the school year unfolds and students join clubs and start new initiatives, they will find themselves having to work with others. It is no secret that working with a team can be challenging, even if it is among a group of friends. With differing work ethics, personalities and expectations, there are bound to be…keep reading

What Resilient Lawyers Do Differently

Resilience is a critical skill set for lawyers. The legal profession is in the middle of rapid and continuous change. Clients are spread out around the world, and firms must have a global presence and provide a global skillset. Busy lawyers, already maxed out by the general pressure and stress of the profession, are trying to keep…keep reading

How To Win The Time Management Game In Law School

…and be less stressed and more productive. Despite popular belief, it is possible to succeed in law school — even during the first year —  and have some stress-free, free time. Through my own time management trials and tribulations, I have tried countless hacks to become more organized and productive. Spend some time answering the…keep reading