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How to Organize Paperless Client Files

Organize paperless client files exactly how you organize paper files now.

First Look: Bindertek Boundless Notebook

The Bindertek Boundless notebook is a disc-based notebook system that is great for lawyers who like to frequently rearrange their paper notes.

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The Best Legal Pad for Legal Work

You use legal pads every day. Rather than scraping by with lackluster legal pads from your office closet, purchase a legal pad that can handle the rough and tumbles of your daily life. It's for your own good.

Inbox Zero for Lawyers

Inboxes are meant to be emptied, not used for long-term storage. That goes double for your email inbox, which is far more useful if you empty it on a regular basis.

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New Attorney? Don’t Get Intimidated by Opposing Counsel

New attorneys can often be easily intimidated. Here are some tips on how young attorneys can effectively deal with bullying from opposing counsel.

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Law School Finals: Taking Your First Exams

How law students can prepare for their first finals in law school.

The Art of Negotiation

The Art of Negotiation: Get Inside Your Opponent’s Head

The more you learn about opposing counsel, the more effective a negotiator you will be. Here are some tips on how to accomplish that.

Weekend Project: Plan Ahead

You know you need to get organized, and this is the weekend to do it!

The Right Kind of Breaks Can Make You More Productive

You need to take breaks. Period. Here are some ways to make your breaks more refreshing and ensure you return to work ready to concentrate.

Podcast #84: Meet Litigator, Legislator, and Legal Hacker, Shemia Fagan

During this week's podcast, Sam talks with Shemia Fagan about how she juggles being a litigator, legislator, legal hacker, podcaster, and more.