"Just Do It" - Why Doing Non-Billable Writing Can Help Your Business

by admin 16. April 2014 19:09
“Just Do It” - Why Doing Non-Billable Writing Can Help Your Business BY MELANIE BERKOWITZ If you are like many lawyers, you have a vague notion that writing or speaking on your area of expertise could be a “good idea” for your career. But if, also like many of those lawyers, you have never taken that thought any further, now is the time to change. In today’s world of social media, sound bites, and 24-hour connectedness, non-billable writing is much more than a way for a new lawyer to pad a sparse resume. Done thoughtfully , creating just one or two pieces o... [More]

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Email Etiquette: The Basics Still Matter

by Becky Gillespie 10. December 2013 11:29
A seemingly small gaffe destroyed one company's chance of ever talking business with Melanie Berkowitz. In this month's "Write to the Point," she tells why getting it right matters, even with email. [More]

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Talking a Good Game: A Small Step with Big Gains

by admin 12. November 2013 12:26
Melanie Berkowitz says there is a lot to gain from being concise, especially as a lawyer. [More]

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Talk a Good Game

by admin 24. July 2013 12:22
Melanie Berkowitz writes about a time when speaking up and challenging a partner helped her stop thinking like a law student—and start thinking like a lawyer. [More]

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Why You Need to Read This Blog Every Month

by admin 10. June 2013 09:57
Are you a good writer? How to tell—and why you should care. [More]

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