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How to Develop a Palate for Wine

You learn about wine by drinking more wine. We're shocked by this profound advice as much as you are.

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Fountain Pens for the Obsessed

Once you get to the pens in this range, you have clearly succumbed to the allure of fountain pens.

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Fountain Pens for the Absolute Beginner

Just because fountain pens are no longer the signifier of success they once were does not mean you should avoid writing with one. Here are some fountain pens to consider if you are just starting out and do not want to find out that you dropped Beyonce-concert-ticket-levels of money on something you don't actually like.

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Get Better Sleep Today to Better Serve Your Clients Tomorrow

The truth is that sleep deprivation does not make us good lawyers. By not getting enough sleep, you are impairing your memory, decision-making skills, and ability to serve your clients.

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Your Briefcase is Probably Terrible

A briefcase should be a one-time purchase that lasts you a lifetime.

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Podcast #15: Karin Conroy’s 5-Step Basic Law Firm Marketing Plan

Don’t build your marketing plan around the strategies you want to employ. That’s step 4. First, you need to do a little background work to figure out which strategies make sense for your practice. This week, Karin and Sam talk through her 5-step marketing plan. Plus, Sam and Aaron talk about a BigLaw April Fools […]

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How to Stay Married to a Lawyer

Being in love with a lawyer who has a duty to his or her clients and the law can be an emotionally draining experience. Here's how to handle the difficulties your partner faces with clarity.

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How to Tell Whether Your Bad Date is Tax Deductible

Deducting entertainment expenses is complicated to do. Nonetheless, if done right, you may be able to write off that bad date you recently went on.

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Overcome Chronic Back Pain with Healthy Habits

Most lawyers fulfill all the conditions that eventually lead to chronic back pain. Avoid serious injuries by following these five steps.

Guided .1 Hour Meditations for Lawyers

Think you don’t have time to meditate? How about trying it for just .1 hour? Just don’t ask if you can bill your clients for it.

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10 Steps to Add Meditation to Your Law Practice

Meditation is one of the most powerful habits you can cultivate. It will help you manage your stress, reduce blood pressure, and help you respond appropriately to difficult situations.

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Stop Trying to Be Happy, Lawyers

Being a happy lawyer doesn't mean you're a good lawyer. Sometimes, pessimistic attitudes and negativity are necessary to serve a client to the best of your ability.

Check Out Jeena Cho’s New Podcast, the Resilient Lawyer

If you are interested in mindfulness or meditation as a way to reduce the stress of your law practice, you are probably already reading Jeena Cho’s articles on Lawyerist, but you should also check out her new podcast, Resilient Lawyer. Here is the latest episode: Starting with the next episode, due out on Friday, Jeena […]

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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.