Recently, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Joe Milowic broached the topic of mental health in the legal industry by speaking publicly about his long-standing struggle with depression. His is hardly the first to voice the anguish of such a condition. Www.lawyerswithdepression.com is a national award-winning website written by a lawyer on just that topic,
NYU Law School Program: Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Careers
Join us at 12:45 pm on Wednesday, February 28, when Ronda Muir will be making a lunchtime presentation at NYU Law School on Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Careers and signing copies of her book Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence. For more information and to register, go here. See
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence Now Available as an EBook
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is now available as an eBook and at a significant discount from the paperback price. Take it along on the plane or vacation. For a discount, use Code RMUIR10.
Muir a Panelist at Annual International Bar Association Meeting in Sydney, Australia
Muir will be speaking on a panel led by Robert Bata at the 2017 International Bar Association Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia on Monday, October 9th on the subject of “Re-Inventing Yourself: Recognizing Decision Points in Your Career.” Join us!
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence
I am pleased to announce that (along with the eclipse) Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is available as of yesterday here on the ABA Shop website. For a discount, use Code RMUIR10 through December 31, 2017.
This is the first comprehensive guide to understanding, using and raising emotional intelligence in the unique context of…
Reducing the Liability Coming to Low EI Law Firms and Law Departments
An amendment to Rule 8.4(g) to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, first circulated in December 2015 and then adopted on August 3, 2016, prohibits lawyers while practicing law from engaging in conduct they “know or reasonably should know” constitutes harassment or discrimination based on “race, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual…
Happiest of Holidays!
From Law People Management to you and yours, we wish you peace, prosperity and good health during the holidays and throughout the New Year.
To that end, we are pleased to announce the publication by the American Bar Association of our book The Emotional Intelligence Edge for 21st Century Lawyers currently scheduled for summer of…
Muir Contributes to Podcast for Millennials on Female Lawyer Exodus
Lawyers in Conflict
Having just finished an interesting assignment helping a firm resolve conflict among its ranks, I am freshly reminded of what it is that puts lawyers into conflict and then keeps them there. So please indulge me in this seat-of-the-pants riff (for the record, none of which, of course, applies to any of my clients).
Mamas, Don’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up to be Lawyers: A Preview
In anticipation of a white paper on the persistent question of why there isn’t greater gender diversity in the practice of law, here’s a look at a few of the salient points:
- Women have comprised roughly half of law graduates for a number of decades, and have been consistently over-represented at the top of their