How Do I Select A Lawyer?

How Do I Select A Lawyer?

I am always looking for new clients and I began to wonder why my clients chose me.  To find the answer, I started to ask my clients why they selected me over the other 90,000 lawyers in Illinois.  Most of my clients told me that they choose a lawyer in the much same...
How To Be A “Business Starter”

How To Be A “Business Starter”

Entrepreneurs, or as I like to call them, “business starters,” are typically great at what they do, but are not always so great at running a business. Running is business is not just coming up with a great idea but involves a totally different skill set. Here are some...
How to Make Partner

How to Make Partner

Nearly every law student that enters the world of law at a big firm has undoubtedly thought about someday making partner. In simplistic terms, making partner means that you’re now part of the core legal team and owners of the firm. There is a lot of responsibility...
Hopium: Is It Affecting You?

Hopium: Is It Affecting You?

I was meeting with my business coach, and we were discussing my distress about having to let an employee go after a year of service. I was explaining that the employee was a nice guy, had the skills and I really thought that after a year, things would have worked out....
Top Law Schools in Chicago

Top Law Schools in Chicago

Chicago has an intensely competitive pool of law schools. It’s one of the reasons so many young and educated hopefuls flock to the city to begin their law careers. Getting into these schools is not an easy process; but if you make it here, you can make it anywhere...