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Category Archives: Associates

What Helen Keller Can Teach Us All

I recently reread Helen Keller’s “The Story of My Life,” which is enlightening and inspiring to me in my role of helping lawyers and their businesses work more productively and earn more income. In particular, I found Ms. Keller’s learning … Continue reading

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No Stupid Questions?

It is the season when fortunate law school graduates are settling into their first jobs.  This is when many of the best young lawyers start to realize how little they know about the actual practice of law.  Most wonder how … Continue reading

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Hiring Associates

Successful rainmaking lawyers need associates. In hiring they look for intelligence, technical ability, team spirit and a good attitude. Sometimes they hire at or above their level, although more often hires have less experience than their bosses. Some rainmakers need … Continue reading

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