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Restore Order to Your Desk to Reduce Stress

Stacks of paper, overflowing inboxes, and cluttered desks are major contributors to stress. To regain a sense of calm, take control of your space.

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The Gentleman Lawyer’s Guide to Facial Hair

A proper beard makes a man more intimidating to his enemies. And since lawyering is about 90% mental, you should all listen up.

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How to Love Doing Your Timesheet

Next time you find yourself ranting about your timesheets, consider whether you can use your bills to make yourself happier.

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Workouts You Can Do in Your Office

We know you want to get more exercise, and we also know you're short on time (or so you tell your friends). No more excuses: here are exercises you can do right in your office.

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Spend an Hour a Day without Distractions to Avoid Turning Into a Zombie

If you string too many days together without a break from all the distractions of life, you will burn out.

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Get Up and Walk Around if You Want to Live

Sitting all day is literally killing you, but standing all day is exhausting. A sit-stand workstation may be ideal, but the solution may be even more simple.

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I Dare You to Wear this Onesie to Court (It’s Not What You’re Thinking)

I so want this.

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How To Be a Bike-Commuting Lawyer

Do you want to reduce stress, lose weight, and save money? Ride your bike to work!

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Fashionable, Professional Bags for Women Lawyers

This list of professional bags for women lawyers includes a wide range of names, styles, colors, and interesting lesser-known brands, all of which can accommodate a laptop.

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8 Great iOS Apps That Have Nothing To Do With Practicing Law

Most posts about iOS apps are about helping you lifehack your way to work success: to-do lists, cloud storage, timekeeping, etc. But all work and no play makes lawyers dull, and your family and friends have likely tired of you explaining how Remember the Milk changed your life. Your iPhone and/or iPad has plenty of […]

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The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examinations

Ladies and gentlemen, it is never a good idea to have a client that can turn into a terrifying monster and, should one find oneself with such a client, it is best not to provoke said client into hulking out.

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Ladies, Go Forth and be Bold

Women are said to take up less physical space than men – and therefore leave a more neutral or demure impression – in business meetings and other professional settings. This issue of taking up less space can be resolved, in part, by emulating our male counterparts.  Specifically, sitting upright in our chairs, spreading out our […]

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Fashionable Footwear for the Commuting Female Lawyer

Getting to and from your office in a put-together and professional condition is important, even if it is inconvenient. You never know who you will run into during your commute, and you want to look the part should you encounter that important someone.

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Hacking Your Morning Routine

I see fellow members of the bar rush into court with their tie half undone and their notes in disarray on a regular basis. A regular enough basis that I assume others must be struggling to get everything done in the morning. So it is with fellow busy morning people in mind that I share this advice.

The Perils of Dressing While GLBTQ

Not everyone wants to wear a skirt, but everyone wants to look professional. Thoughts and tips on what to wear if you don't wear what everyone usually does.