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New ABA survey: Lawyers and stress go hand-in-hand

October 20, 2021

Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s indisputable: the pandemic’s effects will be long-lasting. No matter how you look at it, the pandemic has significantly impacted the legal profession and the practice of law.  Statistics from ...

Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

October 20, 2021

Dr. Tracey Meyers BridgeTower Media Newswires “If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” — Chinese proverb Can we get rid of anger? Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: ...

Hiring: Finding the right person is mission critical

October 20, 2021

By Christopher F. Early BridgeTower Media Newswires We’ve all been there. We hire someone we really believe will be a great hire. Soon, though, it becomes clear it is not a good fit. I had to make the really tough decision of letting go of a team member ...

Get to Know: Michael L. Taylor

October 20, 2021

A Grand Rapids native, Michael Taylor is a principal and patent attorney with Harness Dickey in Troy. Taylor went to undergraduate school at Hope College and studied chemistry and other sciences. He then earned his JD from Michigan State University College ...

Hiring: Finding the right person is mission critical

October 20, 2021

Christopher F. Earley BridgeTower Media Newswires We’ve all been there. We hire someone we really believe will be a great hire. Soon, though, it becomes clear it is not a good fit. I had to make the really tough decision of letting go of a team member ...

Are legal professionals ready to return to the office?

October 20, 2021

NIcole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires Now that mask mandates are being lifted across the country, the return to in-office work seems inevitable. However, anxiety about COVID-19 remains high due to the absence of consistent universal protocols and less-than-ideal ...