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Category: Civility



Modern-Office

Everyday work practices and techniques for new lawyers

August 28, 2017

The day to day life of a young lawyer is one of the aspects of the profession that is almost impossible to teach during the law school.  In my first post, I talked about working on your work product. While the nature of a specific practice will certainly

Civility

Civility is the Core of Your Successful Career

February 15, 2017

Not only do lawyers serve as representatives of their clients, they serve as officers of the legal system and public citizens having special responsibility to the quality of justice. But how can lawyers go about being professionals while remaining civil with the person on the other side of the table?Learn

Civility in Politics

Has civility become extinct in politics?

October 11, 2016

Two law students talk about the positives and negatives they experienced at this summer’s political conventions.The 2016 election cycle has been one of many potential presidential firsts. Voters had the chance to choose the first female president, Hilary Clinton; the first Jewish president, Bernie Sanders; the first billionaire president, Donald

Civility and Millennials

Are millennial lawyers less civilized?

March 22, 2016

Numerous jurisdictions are recognizing and lamenting the deterioration of civility in the legal profession. Some may be tempted to attribute this decline in courtesy to the influx of newly minted millennial attorneys to the profession.