Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?

Are “Sunk-Costs” preventing you from making a wise decision that will further your legal career or law practice? A well known economic term, sunk-costs refer to sticking by a decision, even when you shouldn’t, because of the investment you have already made. As an attorney you have made many decisions that contribute to where you are now in your legal …

Lawyers Life assessment. Learn what’s working and what isn’t.

How about taking the Lawyers Life assessment? To build a successful law practice you need to do two things: Play to your strengths. Know and utilize those personal and professional characteristics and abilities that give you an advantage over other attorneys. Correct your weaknesses. Understand where you have a need to improve your law practice and your personal life and …

Your Decisions Will Determine the Success of Your Legal Career

It seems obvious, doesn’t it? The decisions attorneys make will have a huge impact on their success as lawyers. Decisions such as choosing between government and private practice, in-house vs. law firm, the legal practice area(s) to pursue, the law firm to work for and the structure of their law practice. Yet I cannot tell you how many times I have talked …

How to Evaluate Your Law Practice and Legal Career

How is your law practice going? Are you where you wanted to be in your legal career? The chances are that there is room for improvement but how do you determine where to start? You probably have at least a general idea. However, before you take steps to improve your law practice or make a significant change in your legal …

Using Thankfulness as a Tool to Develop Your Law Practice

Thankfulness can be a useful tool in building your law practice. In our efforts to make improvements in ourselves as lawyers, in our law practices and in our personal lives we necessarily focus on what changes need to be made. My coaching work with attorney clients is about helping them make those changes that will make their law practice and …