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Partnership – Is it for you?

  This month my article for SLAW is all about partnership. For many associates these days partnership is no longer an attractive goal. Many young lawyers look at partners’ lives and don’t see the appeal. The long...

Strategy for the times: grounded hope

Bad news and tragedy surround us. The challenges appear to be enormous. Daunting. How do we hold ourselves up and make a difference in these times? I believe that hope, grounded hope, is a necessary starting point. Grounded hope...

How to be a Good Litigation Partner

This year, my topic for the CLEBC full-day conference was “How to Be a Good Litigation Junior”. As I prepared for my presentation, I couldn’t help but think about what I might say if I was invited to a similar...

Time to Lighten Up

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.”  Kenneth Branagh Seeing this quote comes at a great time for me.  With everything going on in the world and the changes in my...