So You Want to Be a Judge?By Helen W. GunnarssonSeptember 2010Article, Page 456High status, great money, no practice-management headaches - what lawyer wouldn't want to be a judge? What lawyer indeed, which is why it's a hard gig to get.
Market yourself to existing clientsBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2010Lawpulse, Page 394Don't hide your lamp under a bushel, experts warn, or your clients may head for lawyers with better self-promotional skills.
Uncivil ActionBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2010Article, Page 408Despite all the energy devoted to collegiality and professionalism, lawyers too often confront rudeness, even hostility, in opponents. Here's what to do.
Juror Number 10, Attorney at LawBy Phillip H. HamiltonJune 2010Article, Page 296An ISBA member explains how his jury service changed - forever - his perspective on trial practice.
Taking the CakeBy Karen ErgerJune 2010Column, Page 322How to put your temptation-resisting rational brain in charge.
Yes, “nice” can work for youBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2010Lawpulse, Page 286An ISBA lawyer makes the case that niceness can pay professional dividends.
Avoiding Withdrawal PainsBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2010Article, Page 240You've had enough of the Client from Hell and you need to withdraw from the representation. The good news - you almost certainly can. Just make sure you do it properly.
Controlling Case Expenses: Lawyers’ Duty to ClientsBy Robert L. Fogel, Michael S. Young, and Katie M. KingMay 2010Article, Page 244A look at the trial lawyer's fiduciary and ethical responsibility to disclose, monitor, and control reimbursable case expenses incurred on behalf of clients.
You’re the Boss - Now What?By Helen W. GunnarssonMarch 2010Article, Page 132Supervising employees, meeting a payroll - more things they didn't teach you in law school. Find out some of what you need to know.
So You Want to Be a Business LawyerBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2010Article, Page 20You've thought about expanding into business counseling - what's the next step? Here's advice from experienced business-law practitioners, plus some business-law basics.
So you want to be house counselBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2010Lawpulse, Page 10Be sure to give your prospective employer a thorough going-over before you say "yes".