professional relationships

Settlement Negotiation Skills: The Art of War

By listening, listening skills for lawyers, litigation, mentorship, negotiation skills for women, negotiations, professional development, professional relationships, settlement negotiations, settlements, the grind, women in the law No Comments

Negotiating a settlement is not easy. There are a few pointers and skills, however, that have helped me settle many cases successfully while remaining civil with the other side. Remember negotiating is an art form. There is no right or wrong way to do it. The tips below are general…

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Your Best Mentors May Not Look Like You

By life at the firm, mentorship, networking skills, professional development, professional networking, professional relationships, the grind, women in the law No Comments

After entering private practice I found myself calling upon various attorneys I’d established relationships with throughout my legal career for guidance. Some of them were men, some were women, some were white, some were Black, some were Jewish and so on. I am thankful that I have a tremendous network…

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