You’re sitting in the office of your practice leader doing a recent litigation post-mortem. As she evaluates your performance, she provides compliments on your effort. You begin to preen like a peacock. Why shouldn’t you, you sacrificed your holidays for the sake of your client. Always the dutiful Associate. The conversation begins…. Read More
As we continue our breakdown of the ground breaking book, “Crucial Conversations,” we move to how an individual would approach a crucial conversation. Read More
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Christopher Bryant was recently elected the first African-American editor of the Duke Law Review. Read More
In “The What and How of Crucial Conversations,” we discussed both the characteristics of of a crucial conversation, as well as the importance of communicating face-to-face. Today we’ll look at some organizational best practices as … Read More
Engaging colleagues and addressing sensitive, divisive issues is a part of the day-to-day existence of an attorney. The ability to do these things while maintaining one’s composure is often at the core of building relationships. Read More
On March 7, Howard University School of Law students and faculty welcomed Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin and family attorney, Benjamin Crump. Read More