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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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Six Degrees of Deliberation: 2016 Presidential Candidates’ Judicial Ties

Love them or hate them, more than half of all American presidents started with careers in law but ended up leading a country. What you may not know is that many 2016 presidential hopefuls have close ties to judges—whether it’s a spouse, sister, parent, or a judge they have clerked for.

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How to Recognize and Prevent Lawyer Burnout

The law, with its unforgiving culture, long hours, and billable time presents especially acute risks for burnout.

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Let’s Not Do Lunch: Alternatives to Meeting Over a Meal

After meeting someone for the first time, it is common to follow up over lunch. But is it really a good use of time to meet over a meal? Here are a number of alternatives to lunch meetings.

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Fashionable, Professional Bags and Tech Accessories 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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Be a Know-it-all at Dinner with These Thanksgiving Law Facts

Here are a few fun legal facts about Thanksgiving to help you through awkward small talk around the Thanksgiving dinner table.

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Whether Married Lawyers Should File Separate Tax Returns

In most cases, filing jointly is beneficial because you will pay less taxes. But there are some situations that filing separately may be most beneficial financially.

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How To Survive the Summer Child-Care Void Next Year

The summer child care dilemma is not going to be easily solved anytime soon. But with some planning and work, you can make your children’s summers fun and memorable while still building your law practice.

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HSAs: A Great Investment Tool for the Healthy Saver

There are not many tax-advantaged savings vehicles out there that can match the benefits of an HSA. But you must decide if you can handle the drawbacks before committing.

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How To Avoid Embarrassing Yourself with a Wine List

Want to impress guests at a fine restaurant and your knowledge of wine? Make sure you go in prepared.

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Where to Buy Wine

There are pros and cons to each place you can buy wine. Make sure you choose the right one when making your next big wine purchase.

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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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You Have a Meeting and Your Car Won’t Start. Now What?

There is no other feeling quite like the anxiety that arises when a turn of the ignition results in the silence. Here is what you need to do to make sure you get to your appointment on time.