The Legal Intelligencer

The oldest law journal in the United States

August 14, 2019
lawyers well-being

Investing in Lawyer Well-Being—Why It Matters

Back when I was practicing law, I had the privilege of arguing before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The court was six hours away, and my boss directed me to leave two days prior rather than just one. […]
May 16, 2019

When It Comes to Sleep You Can’t Trick Mother Nature

If I told you that I have a product that will give you more energy, help maintain a healthy weight and improve your mood and performance at work, would you be interested? Might you pay money […]
February 25, 2019
executives-networking

Being a Lawyer Can Be Lonely—But It Doesn’t Have to Be

When I was a young lawyer, I mentioned a hobby of mine in front of my boss, something I did in my free time. My boss, the managing partner of the firm, narrowed his eyes and […]
January 2, 2019
create-change-new-year

A Novel Way to Create Change in the New Year and Beyond

In the early days of 2019, you may be asking yourself, with respect to the previous year, what just happened? What kind of year was it for me? How do I want this year to be […]
November 14, 2018
mentors mentees

Mentors, Mentees and What to Wear for a Successful Career

I reconnected with an early mentor recently when an old piece of business brought us back together again. At the time we worked together, I appreciated his guidance—he showed me how to improve my writing, cross-examine […]
October 25, 2018
lessons-learned-for-your-career

Apply Lessons Learned at the Gym to Your Career

In many ways, the gym is a microcosm of work, family and life. The way you interact while working out can have a big impact on your personal and professional life. Here are some things I’ve […]
September 26, 2018
pro-bono-lawyers

Pro Bono Work: Helping You Gain Skills While Doing the Right Thing

October is pro bono month and the Pennsylvania Bar Association will observe the National Celebration of Pro Bono Week from Oct. 21-27. The Rules of Professional Conduct encourage, but do not require, attorneys to offer pro […]
August 22, 2018
Habits working against you

Those Habits That Are Working Against You Need to Go—For Good

Did you ever stop to think that our daily actions are a simply a collection of habits formed at various stages of our lives and rarely, if ever, re-examined to see if they are working for […]
July 25, 2018
Piles to Files

From Piles to Files-How Getting Organized Can Transform Your Business

Recently, I was on the phone with a fellow coach who asked about my personality type from an assessment taken in the past. I didn’t recall, so while still on the call, I quietly walked over […]