April 2021

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Hiring Associates in a Depleted Pipeline

  • April 22, 2022
  • Deborah Glatter

Deborah Glatter outlines factors that have led to the current dearth of mid-level and senior associates available for hire in law firms and offers suggestions for firms hiring in a depleted pipeline, including expanding your pool, changing your interview approach and identifying your candidates' 'must haves'.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

What makes a good leader?

  • December 21, 2021
  • Heather S. Douglas, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

In the Harvard Business Review "10 Must Reads: On Emotional Intelligence", Daniel Goleman writes about what makes a good leader. He concludes that there are three crucial ingredients: technical skill, IQ, and emotional intelligence.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

Helpful Tips for Getting Through The Work Day

  • December 21, 2021
  • Heather S. Douglas, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

With COVID fatigue setting in, motivation to complete work may be in short supply. The Harvard Business Review recently released an article titled “Feeling Overwhelmed? Here’s How to Get through the Workday," in which author Alice Boyes offers the following tips for beating the blues and carrying on with work.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

Five Suggestions for Hiring in a Depleted Pipeline

  • December 21, 2021
  • Deborah Glatter

Many law firms are currently experiencing challenges finding qualified associates. So what’s a law firm to do? I have five suggestions.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

Giving Feedback Just Got Trickier

  • April 21, 2021
  • Deborah Glatter

Feedback was always a tricky skill to master, and it’s even trickier now. There are two related reasons: first, the psychological impact of the pandemic and second, the challenge of providing feedback in a virtual world.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

Lawyers as Business People

  • September 29, 2020
  • Daniel Fridmar, Fridmar Professional Corporation

With time, every lawyer arrives at the conclusion that knowing the law alone is not enough to manage a successful law practice. Inherently, law is a business just like any other – there are employees, supply chains, reputational decisions, and much more. Accordingly, here are a few important features and tips for lawyers to internalize in becoming successful business people.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum