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5 Tips for Networking From 6 Feet

Stay-at-home orders and self-quarantine may inhibit our ability to travel freely, but they don’t mean our networking efforts have to cease. Having a vibrant network is essential to keeping your…
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Lawyer Retirement: Planning for Life After Law During a Pandemic

Uncharted territory. Unprecedented times. Navigating the coronavirus crisis. Many of you had hoped your career would wind down in the next few years easily and gradually, in a natural arc…
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Five Reasons Lawyers Avoid Retirement

According to the 2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted one-third of senior lawyers to change retirement plans — but that doesn’t mean they decided to retire.…
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5 Tips for a Successful Succession Plan

The statistics are disheartening. The ABA estimates that 400,000 lawyers in the United States are age 62 or older and that 63% of law firm partners 60 or older control…
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Are You Financially Ready for Retirement?

Financially prepared for a long life after law? Here are five tips to help you with financial planning for retirement. Lifespan has increased steadily in the U.S. over the past…
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5 Disaster Preparedness Tips for Your Law Firm

Preparing for an emergency is a daunting task. When a storm is approaching, we can stock up on water and canned food items and make sure we have batteries for…
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5 Organizational Skills for Lawyers

When you think of organizational skills for lawyers, you probably think first of the physical things: an uncluttered office, pristine case files, and the ability to find exactly what you’re…
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Five Tips for Nurturing Virtual Relationships With Your Employees

The first step in nurturing virtual relationships? Don’t assume everyone is OK. Work relationships are important. Maintaining them can be challenging — especially now in our remote work world. Here…
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6 Tips for Improving Your Website’s Curb Appeal

By Jessica Riley In addition to personal referrals, digital searches are a primary source that clients use to find attorneys.  The firm’s website needs to be appealing and informative, as…
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How to Save For Retirement and Reduce Taxes as an Entrepreneur

By Hannah Chapman “Is there any way to reduce our tax bill?” Ava asks, sitting with her husband Jeff and talking with their financial advisor over Zoom. “My business is…
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Legal Deserts: A Threat to Justice in Rural NC and How Succession Planning May Help

By Camille Stell There are 1.3 million lawyers in the United States, and 30,000 of them live in North Carolina.  Nationwide, there are approximately four lawyers for every 1,000 residents,…
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Diversity and Inclusion: As a Small Firm What Can You Do?

By Jessica Riley While I was working as a Paralegal there was one incident that stayed with me. While the firm promoted their goals around having a diverse workforce, the…
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