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Counsel to Counsel is a bi-weekly podcast for attorneys who are looking for insights to help increase their overall career satisfaction.  In each episode, I introduce you to interesting consultants who have been shaping the legal industry and attorneys who enjoy the practice of law.  My guests will share with you tips on how to achieve greater career and marketing success. Some will talk about the ways they have built fulfilling careers outside of the practice. Through this series, I hope to identify ways that you can find more happiness as a lawyer.  If you'd like to learn more about me, I invite you to visit my website at www.seckler.com.  There you will find links to my blog and to many career and marketing resources.  If you like this show, please review it on iTunes. Your comments are always welcome.  Feel free to reach out to me at legal@seckler.com if you'd like to discuss your own career or marketing concerns.  I'm always happy to speak with lawyers about their careers and I enjoy talking about marketing.

Jun 19, 2018

Betsy MunnellIn the last thirty years, the importance of marketing has grown significantly in the practice of law. For most lawyers in private practice, an ability to generate work is now a prerequisite for becoming a partner.  At the same time, the tools for building your reputation and cultivating business relationships have...


May 29, 2018

At different stages in your legal career, the goals change.  As a new lawyer in private practice, you are learning about the practices and procedures in your law firm and the clients you are servicing.  Most importantly, you are learning how to represent clients in your practice area.  Your focus is on billable work and...


May 10, 2018

Charlie LordIn this episode, I speak with Charlie Lord, an attorney who has spent his entire career trying to solve environmental problems. Since graduating law school, Charlie has worked in the non-profit sector and more recently, in the the for profit space. While he is trained as a lawyer, Charlie has spent most of his career...


Apr 27, 2018

Many lawyers are interested in transitioning to an in-house legal role. Right or wrong, the perception is that working in-house means  more control over your hours.  It also means you are not responsible for generating your own work. At the same time, in-house lawyers get to be part of the “team” and sit at the...


Apr 15, 2018

Lauren Stiller RikleenIn this episode, I speak with Lauren Stiller Rikleen. Lauren is a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce.

For as long as I’ve been a member of the bar, lawyers have been talking about the role of women in the practice of law. Today, we are hearing a lot of...