Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams is a legal talent development expert helping lawyers improve their productivity and profitability. She currently...
Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a...
True etiquette is behaving in a way that makes people feel comfortable, it’s not about stuffy rules. But as social norms change, some people have a hard time separating personal from professional behavior. Before your firm’s holiday party, it may be time to check in on what is—and is not—appropriate. In this episode of Asked and Answered, the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, director of professional development for Foley Lardner LLP, about common social faux pas lawyers make, and how best to avoid them.
Featuring top of the industry guests discussing various legal topics.
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Gerard Pauling discusses the importance of context and non-verbal cues, and how firms can protect themselves from liability and their employees from experiencing harassment.
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