• leaving law firm

    6 Things to Consider When Leaving Your Law Firm

    If we’re going to do this, let’s do it right! Whether it is washing your car or making a big career move, planning and preparation are essential to execution. As attorneys, we serve as officers of the court and members…
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    The Benefits of Meditation Await You Counselor

    Meditation is for lawyers. Yes, I said it and no, I have not lost my mind. In fact, I will even go a step further and say, “Lawyers are exactly the group of people who would benefit from meditation.” Before…
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    Why a Growth Mindset Matters for the Oscars and the Law

    There’s an interesting controversy that you may have missed on Sunday’s Oscars. It has to do with streaming v. theater releases. On one side is a very deep-pocketed Netflix that continues churning out streaming movie after streaming movie, spending billions…
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    Future Law Demands Technology and Ethics Go Hand-in-Hand

    Our world is changing. Technology continues to transform the way we do work, especially the way we interact with clients and colleagues in and outside of the office. As technology integrates its way into the legal profession, ethics questions and…
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Nominations Open – 2018 Gambrell Professionalism Awards

At the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, we are charged to promote greater integrity, professionalism, and civility among all Illinois lawyers and judges. Over the years, we have found that we aren’t the only ones in the profession looking to make…
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LAP Forms Illinois Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being

For years, the legal profession has struggled with mental health and substance abuse issues. Year after year, lawyers top the lists of professions with the worst quality of life when considering their overall well-being. In the wake of studies like…
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Upcoming Twitter Chat Discusses Law School Wellness

Wellness has been a hot topic in the legal profession over the last two years. Last summer, several legal organizations came together to form a National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. The task force compiled a report with its top five recommendations for legal…
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