June 29, 2016

More of what clients want — part two

More nuggets from the Clientelligence book and the four activities that deliver the most value according to the author who interviewed thousands of C-level executives
May 22, 2016

More of what clients really want – part one

What if you could get inside the heads of senior executives at large companies and discover what they value most in the lawyers they hire? Well, now you can….
April 30, 2016

Reframing your biography

How many times have you had to sit through someone reading a biography of a speaker or be on the receiving end of someone’s so-called “30-second commercial” with the thought of “why do I care?”
March 26, 2016

Become an expert in the client

The key to generating clients and maintaining them is to provide exceptional client service. In the legal field that includes, of course, solving issues creatively and efficiently.
February 21, 2016

What the best lawyers do

The most effective lawyers hit out of the park when it comes to client service. What do they know or do that others do not?
January 31, 2016

Enhancing the client experience

What is the one item that can help you stand out as a top-notch lawyer?
December 30, 2015

What clients want

Here is part two of three posts reviewing a recent Washington Lawyer article (It’s the Clients, Stupid) that summarizes what clients want.
December 13, 2015

Client suggestions for how to be an effective lawyer – Part 1 of 2

Continuing on the theme of the past couple of entries, this post (part one of two) reviews a recent Washington Lawyer article (It’s the Clients, Stupid) that summarizes what clients value from the perspective of in-house counsel.
November 30, 2015

What working on Capitol Hill can teach associates about effective law practice

LegalJob has worked with some of the most effective legal staffers on Capitol Hill and has taken note of some common traits they possess and habits they practice.
October 25, 2015

Six common traits of successful lawyers

This post addresses the question of “What do I need do/what skills do I need to demonstrate to be a successful lawyer?”
September 24, 2015

What iced tea can teach associates about being of service

LegalJob has repeatedly emphasized the importance of having an other-person centric mentality to help one achieve success.
September 21, 2015

3 keys to giving advice

LegalJob was recently asked what makes a superstar associate. There are several items – sound judgment, the ability to present complex issues in a straightforward manner, etc.