Month: December 2014

How to Nail Your Elevator Speech

by the Editors of Attorney at Work Question: I need help with my “elevator speech.” When I begin to tell people about my practice, I tend to get flustered and embarrassed. Do you have any advice that would help me

How to Suck at Networking

by Ruth Carter If you’re a law firm owner or partner, you know the drill — when you’re not working in your business, you should be working on your business. For most of us, that includes a lot of networking

Message From Your Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer

I hope that this newsletter finds all of you well. If you’re like me, you are looking at the calendar in shock that we are days away from 2015! The holidays can become a very hectic time as we try

49 Tips for the New Lawyer – Download

by the Editors of Attorney at Work Who among us couldn’t use some good advice? An encouraging little nudge or two in the right direction, or a timely kick under the conference table? And who needs good advice more than a

10 Tips to Win at Life (in the Legal Profession)

By Courtney Gibb “When one of my clerks leaves and goes into practice, I tell them what I think it takes to succeed—which is what I’m going to do for you,” Judge Richard Gabriel says to kick off his DBA

Do you have what it takes to be a rural lawyer?

Podcast from Legal Talk Network Many young law grads are being urged to move out of large cities and into rural areas, where there aren’t as many attorneys competing for work.