Raising Teens: One Working Mom's Honest Perspective

by admin 17. October 2014 07:27
BY LESLEE COHEN Given that my blog is called “Life on the Lattice” and is supposed to address work-life balance issues, I will focus on the balance issue this month.  When my partner and I started our firm four years ago, it suddenly became incumbent upon me to build a book of business, something I had never even attempted before.  (As my regular readers know, my resulting constant refrain to young women is to build that book starting from day one by keeping in close touch with your college and law school colleagues and being a giver when out there in the world network... [More]

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Negotiating Tactics: Men vs. Women

by admin 18. March 2014 12:15
Do women negotiate differently than men do? Leslee Cohen recently sat on a panel that discussed just this--negotiating skills for women. Should women feel the need to alter their negotiation tactics because of how men perceive them? Read as Leslee answers this question and more as she calls for women to build confidence in the negotiation area. [More]

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Marketing Strategies for Moms

by admin 27. January 2014 13:07
As a working mom finding the time to market yourself efficiently and effectively can be a huge challenge. Read as Leslee Cohen discusses her tips for defining your niche and figuring out what sets you apart from other lawyers. [More]

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Leslee Cohen | Life on the Lattice | Working Moms

Building Your Book of Business

by admin 7. January 2014 11:10
Is networking one of your priorities? If not, maybe it should be. Read as Leslee describes her own early networking challenges, current strategies, and advice for the newbie. Despite the cost, Leslee claims early and consistent networking can pay off very handsomely. [More]

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Leslee Cohen | Life on the Lattice | Mentoring, Networking & Business Development

You do the Work, It's Time You Reap the Benefits Too

by admin 12. November 2013 11:14
When a female partner successfully works towards signing a new client, it is important for her to be a part of the closure. Oftentimes women are overlooked in this aspect of the business. This week, Leslee cohen discusses the importance of including women in this vital part of business development. [More]

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Leslee Cohen | Life on the Lattice | Women at Work

Projecting the Right Image: Mother vs Attorney

by admin 10. September 2013 09:10
Are women distracted by family and personal lives in the workplace? This week Leslee discusses the importance of projecting a professional image on the job. But that doesn't mean you still can't think about your kids once and a while! [More]

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Sitting at the Table Means Digging In, Too

by admin 1. August 2013 15:37
In this week's "Life on the Lattice," Leslee Cohen writes why it matters so much to "sit at the table," including digging in to the business and money end of your firm. [More]

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Why Mentoring is a Must

by admin 10. July 2013 09:21
Leslee's first mentor was tough: Sometimes learning from him meant being handed a new statute to conquer and being called down to respond to rapid-fire questions regarding that statute the very next day—in the corner office and in front of a client, who was typically the CEO of a publicly traded company.

It made her the lawyer she is today. [More]

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How I Leapt—and Soared

by admin 12. June 2013 08:00
By LESLEE COHEN

Given this month’s theme—Taking Risks—I have to begin my very first blog post with the most major (and most successful) risk I’ve ever taken ... [More]

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