Posts Tagged: Advice for Lawyers


Combating Lawyer Burnout and Recharging Your Career

Do you feel fatigued by the long hours, demanding clients and little sleep?   At points in our careers, many lawyers feel like they don't have a life …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 0

Are You at Risk of Being De-Equitized? Is It Time to Look for Option B?

Law firm partners are no longer safe in their positions once they attain equity partnership.   That security is a thing of the past.   If you are a …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 2

9 Pointers for Giving Effective Feedback

Giving a lawyer a critique of their work can be difficult. Yet, you cannot improve lawyer performance or achieve quality work product goals without providing feedback. In …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 3

3 Essential Questions for Lawyers to Conquer Their Fears

Lawyers are constantly bombarded by challenges that naturally create fear and anxiety. Many lawyers don’t recognize these fears and fail effectively to deal with them. This …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 2

How to Get More Business When Patent Litigation Filings are Down

Lawyers often wonder how to enhance their marketability and in the process, generate more revenue or improve their image.   After all, success at a firm is about “…
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 23

6 Core Values and 5 Emotional Intelligence Skills Leading to Sound Ethical Decisions

Core values are key to avoiding ethical violations. This is because most ethics violations are not intentional. They occur because decisions are being made based on the …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 4

Reasons Why IP Lawyers Need Emotional Intelligence Skills

Patent lawyers are labeled as science geeks and somehow that has been associated with us having less interest in the emotional side of things.   As a former …
By Bernard Knight
2 years ago 10