Why every lawyer needs a work spouse

Three Reasons Why All Lawyers Need a Work Spouse

We all have one. And if we don’t have one, we crave one. It’s that special person at work that just “gets you.” The one that you dish all your complaints to and share all your accomplishments with. I’m talking about your work spouse, and it’s one of the most meaningful relationships you’ll ever have […]

One Word on Why Office 365 is So Great for Law Firms : Email

I know it’s a broad statement, but every attorney should be using Microsoft Office 365 just for the email alone. Office 365 Business Premium makes it extremely easy to get setup with professional-grade email services. They provide high reliability, 50GB of email storage, and you can send attachments up to 150MB. You get access to Outlook […]

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Forget the Excuses: 5 Ways Lawyers Can Fit in Exercise

Exercise is important for everyone, but it might be particularly crucial for lawyers. Lawyers are almost four times more likely to suffer from depression than the general population.  Also, the profession tends to have higher suicide rates, while drug and alcohol abuse is rampant. In other words, if there ever were an occupation that should require […]

The Most Valuable Piece of Advice When Starting a New Law Firm

I recently had the honor of being interviewed by Bob Ambrogi for his Law Technology Now podcast about my adventures starting Rocket Matter and how, out of all possible things in the universe, I ended up running a legal technology company. One of Bob’s many excellent questions had to do with what advice I would […]

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American Bar Association's Midyear Meeting: A Critical Take-Home Message to Lawyers

Sure, February in Florida sounds like the place for a perfect winter getaway. However, it was also the locale of some pretty serious business this year. During the American Bar Association’s midyear meeting in Miami earlier this month, the organization’s President Linda Klein urged lawyers to take a stand. She specifically told the ABA’s House of Delegates, “Let me […]

Are Dogs Family or Furniture? A Legal Perspective

Ask anyone who has a dog if they consider their pet family, and you’ll most likely get a resounding “Yes!” I, for one, certainly feel that way about my dogs, Baxter and Brody. My kids think of them like brothers, and I’m not embarrassed to admit that my husband and I refer to ourselves as their […]

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How to Stay Focused at Work: A Guide for Lawyers

We get it. It is way too easy to waste a lot of time at work, especially if you have awesome co-workers you actually like and want to socialize with. You’ve got to catch up on gossip, discuss the latest episode of whatever you’re binge-watching these days, talk about the headlines of the day, and go […]

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Are Your Interview Questions Setting You Up for a Lawsuit?

The day has come when you realize you have too much work to handle, and you need to hire a new bright-eyed associate to help with that heavy workload. You’re a lawyer, so you think you know what is appropriate and not appropriate to ask in an interview. However, some questions that might seem ok […]