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ABA Journal Asked and Answered: “Esquire Etiquette—Minding Your Manners at Work”

As the season for holiday parties approaches, it is time to review what is and isn’t appropriate behavior. The ABA Journal‘s Stephanie Francis Ward talked with Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, director of professional development for Foley Lardner LLP, about the common social faux pas lawyers make and how to avoid them.

Legal Toolkit: “Diversity (or Lack Thereof) in the Legal Profession”


For this episode of Legal Toolkit, Jared Correia spoke with Jeena Cho, author of  The Anxious Lawyer, An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation, about why there’s a lack of diversity in the legal industry and why it is essential for us to care. Jared and Jeena also discuss unconscious bias—what it is, and how you can address it.

Ear Hustle: “Cellies”

In a mediascape saturated with true crime podcasts and prison dramas, Ear Hustle is something different. Its hosts, Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, are both serving prison terms in San Quentin. Along with Nigel Poor, an artist who works with prisoners, they give listeners insight into daily prison life. Start with episode one, “Cellies,” about how to negotiate space and relationships when you share a 4′ x 9′ prison cell. Season 1 has ten episodes for you to binge, and season 2 starts in March 2018.

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