Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.


Flexibility Isn’t Just for the Yoga Mat – Try It on Your Schedule
Allison Wolf

This tip was inspired by a young mother I know, a senior associate at a big firm, who shared with me her recipe for handling the challenging tension between mom-time and lawyer time: the early escape. Here’s how it works: One night a week she stays late at the office, until between eight and ten at night, depending on the week. Then, two days later, she leaves the office in the early afternoon to pick her kids up early from daycare for some special time with them. …

Research & Writing

Why Can’t I Login to the Database?
Susannah Tredwell

A quick checklist for when a user tells you that they cannot access a particular database: 1) User account hasn’t been set up; 2) Using the wrong username; 3) Using the wrong password; 4) Trying to log into the US version, not the Canadian …

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