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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.

5 Microsoft Word Rules You Must Follow

Following these five rules of Microsoft Word will save you time, frustration, and money.

Law School Exams

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.

(Not) Working on Vacation

How to work during a vacation without completely ruining it.

4 Annoying Microsoft Word Features You Should Turn Off

Microsoft Word sometimes gets in the way. Here are four annoying Microsoft Word features you'll want to turn off.

Get What You Need from Technology, Not What You Want

Drill down to the problem you need to solve instead of shopping for the features you think you want but probably don't.

How to Run Effective Meetings

Meetings can be a huge waste of time for lawyers. Make yours more effective and waste less time with these tips.

Evernote Tips & Tricks

Evernote Archaeology

A little Evernote archaeology now and then will keep you sharp and ensure your best thoughts don't get lost in your archives.

Spell-Checkers Won’t Catch These Usage Bungles

Does your spell- and grammar-checker proof your writing and make your usage decisions? Some common usage errors should make you think twice.