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ISO The Money Quote for Briefs

April 6, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

I’ve spent much of the past three weeks in seclusion, almost exclusively focused on a 75 page response in opposition to two summary judgment motions in a federal civil rights matter that I’ve been handling for close to four years.  During the process, I had a chance to read some classic Supreme Court and Circuit […]

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Are You Proscrastinating While Reading This Post? Thought You Might Be…

February 6, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

David Maister and one of my internet buddies, Wendy Leibowitz coauthored this post on proscrastination and offer tips on ways to avoid avoidance.  They identify surfing the internet as an avoidance habit and suggest that if you can stop that habit for just ten minutes, you can begin to get yourself back on track.  These […]

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Tips for Working At Home

January 24, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

Home Office Lawyer -Guru Grant Griffith shares these tips from  LifeHack on how to improve productivity working from home.  Tips include setting up a designated work area, setting a schedule and avoid volunteering for too many activities because people assume that when you work at home, you have more free time. Check out the post […]

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What I Learned At Blogher

August 3, 2005 by Carolyn Elefant

In the interest of disclosure, I’d have to admit that I probably would have never thought to attend the first ever Blogher conference on women and blogging but for the invitation of our fearless affiliate leader, Lisa Stone.  As another woman admitted in the closing remarks, I’ve never attended an all woman’s event or […]

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