Reboot your legal career

Technology isn’t going to replace all lawyers. In fact, there’s never been a better time to add some technology to your legal practice. The latest technology solutions are creating portable jobs, saving time and money, and allowing attorneys to distinguish themselves in their legal careers.

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Lee Holcomb
Developing a growth mindset

We’re all unique and we all have something that we can offer to life and to each other. Figuring out how to uncover that unique part of yourself and how best to develop that uniqueness in your everyday life is vital to living a happy and full life.

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Lee Holcomb
Gritty girl lawyer tips

While becoming a partner or a general counsel may be a valid dream and goal for some lawyers, it is not the only option nor is it the only path to success. Many female attorneys will, in fact, have as much if not more happiness and success if they have a less stressful job, more time to spend with their families, or simply free time to travel outside of work.

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Lee Holcomb
Is the practice of law art or science?

This begs exploration: Is creating art a therapy for the stressed-out lawyer? Or is a lawyer more creative and artistic than most people think?

I believe, in many instances, it’s the latter. True, creating art can be therapeutic after a long, stressful day at work. But creating art is also not too different than creating a brilliant legal argument or defense. Both require a unique perspective, tweaking, reworking/rethinking, hard work and courage in execution. They each necessitate a willingness to put yourself out there and make your argument (or your art) without a concern for the criticism of others.

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Lee Holcomb
#Cybersecurity can give your legal career a boost - part 2

If you’re considering a course in cybersecurity, do your research to determine which class or certification you should take. Deciding which course is the right one for you will depend on a variety of factors, including your current skill set, the type of position you are aiming for if you want to make a career change, and how much time and money you can dedicate to the training.

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Lee Holcomb
Data protection: what the US can learn from the EU’s GDPR

What the US Can Learn from the GDPR. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is raising the bar and taking the lead in setting global standards and guidelines to protect personally identifiable information in a more uniform manner.  The provisions won’t go into full effect until next year, but businesses across the globe are already scrambling to prepare. Although you may not practice in the EU, the impact on US businesses will be significant and potentially far-reaching.  

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Lee Holcomb