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Always Be Closing: Interview Skills

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This one is for students and young lawyers. Ivan Merrow’s recent article in Canadian Lawyer discusses how he failed at multiple interviews before finally landing a job. I experienced the same agony in law school after the first round of on-campus interviews. I ran down to the University of Toronto bookstore and bought every interview… Read More »

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Giving Up Solo Practice for Firm Life

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When lawyers decide to change the way they practice, it seems to be a more common story that they leave a big firm to strike out on their own, rather than the other way around. LAWPRO even has a questionnaire designed to help those considering sole practice. However, some lawyers do make the opposite change…. Read More »

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Is this the job you want? How to find the right fit – and then sell yourself in the interview

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The following article is by Wendy Werner, owner and principal of Werner Associates LLC, a career coaching and law practice management consulting firm. It originally appeared in the 2012 Student Issue of LAWPRO Magazine. On the face of it, interviewing should not be all that difficult – particularly for lawyers. As members of a profession… Read More »

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New on the practicePRO Lending Library shelf: Selling In Your Comfort Zone

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A new addition to the practicePRO Lending Library is Selling In You Comfort Zone: Safe and Effective Strategies for Developing New Business by Robert N. Kohn and Lawrence M. Kohn. Selling is an important skill for lawyers in private practice, but its also one that many are uncomfortable with. This book aims to change the… Read More »

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