Month: November 2014

Lawyers, Give Thanks: You Have It Better Than You Think!

Roy Ginsberg

By Roy S. Ginsburg Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to take a step back and reflect on what we have to be thankful for. For busy lawyers, taking the time to do this doesn’t come naturally. So I’m going to

Posted in Career Development, Law Practice Management, Marketing, Practice Management

How to Network Without Feeling Slimy

Stephanie Francis Ward

Podcast from Legal Talk Network Lawyers are often told how important professional networking is. But many find it so uncomfortable they feel physically dirty. Why is professional networking so distressing to so many? And how can you overcome it and

Posted in Career Development, Law Practice Management, Marketing, Networking, Practice Management

DBA Fosters Involvement Through Its 15 by 15 Initiative—One Young Lawyer’s Experience

by Andrew Herre Several months ago, I received an email from the Denver Bar Association seeking volunteers to discuss retention rates for younger attorneys. This group, later named the 15×15 Task Force, was put together to John Vaught, the DBA

Posted in Career Development, Community, DBA YLD News, future of law, Law Student, Networking, Professionalism, Uncategorized, Volunteering

As fewer law grads become lawyers, the profession shows its age

by Debra Cassens Weiss The legal profession is aging as the percentage of younger lawyers continues to shrink in a decades-long trend.

Posted in Career Development, future of law, Law Student

4 Things I wish I knew Before Starting a Law Firm

Over the course of my career, I have also had the honor of hiring, training, supervising (and unfortunately terminating) scores of young lawyers.

Posted in Career Development, Law Practice Management, Practice Management, Solo Practice