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Reentry Lawyers: Easing Back into Practice

When you return to work after leaving law practice for any length of time, you need to prepare for a successful transition. You can jump right back in, like cannon-balling into a swimming pool full of icy water. But you might be wiser to dip your toe in first—and ease into it—getting used to the…
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Making a Comeback: Starting your Reentry Job Search

Once you decide to return to law practice after a taking a break, such as to raise children, write the Great American Novel, or pursue other personal or professional interests, you need to determine the type of position you seek, assess your transferable skills and brush up if necessary, and let the world know you’re…
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9 Rainmaking Tips for Turning a Drizzle into El Nino

OK, El Nino might be an exaggeration, but a lawyer can dream.  Rainmaking does not mean you have to go far outside your comfort zone; rather, you only need to be the best version of yourself. 1.    Be nice to everyone you meet.  You never know who is related to whom or knows someone who…
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Five Tips for Advancing Your Legal Career

In addition to doing copious amounts of excellent legal work, lawyers who wish to progress in their careers have a few extra tricks up their sleeves. Have “the talk” A crucial step to getting ahead is to find out exactly what you need to do to achieve success in your particular organization. Sit down with…
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