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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.

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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.