How do you separate the marital relationship from the working relationship when you are married to your law partner? Today, Allison and Ryan share their thoughts on how they are making it work.
A lot of resistance to change in the legal profession is born not out of a fear of the unknown, or even out of skepticism regarding change, but rather out of a certain brand of laziness peculiar to lawyers. Change requires that we actually do something about the things that are broken. And we all know what’s broken.
We all want to be champions: the best of the best, a warrior who has defeated all challengers. But that’s not really possible. What we really need are people who will champion us to others.
“I don’t fit in the boxes people like to put us in. Sometimes people want to stick you in one place and leave you there forever.” If you are going to advance in your career you have to not get boxed in by others.
Before purchasing any policy, make certain you understand what you will be getting for the money you’re about to spend. Sometimes significant price differences between two seemingly similar policies are due to policy differences that are not always readily apparent. Here are the key items you need to understand.
The legal world, well, let’s just say it feels a bit like we are still watching old movies on a VCR while everyone else is tuning into the hot new shows on Netflix. Despite the changes in the business world, we continue to fight tooth and nail to stay the same.
This wonderful new column written by Ryan McKeen and Allison McKeen, husband and wife, partners in life and law, is going to be a realistic and fun “He Said, She Said” perspective on creating and building a life and a law practice together – the good, the bad and the ugly.
This summer, we got some interesting bar exam news. Two of the most notorious bar exams in the country, New York and California, have some major changes coming around the bend. If you are set to take the bar exam after July 2016 in New York or July 2017 in California, read on.
Everyone else is smarter, farther along in their practice, a social media expert, a networking guru and the list of how great everyone else is could go on for days. Comparing yourself to your colleagues can be a losing game unless you know how to avoid the emotional quicksand.