5 Conversations Lawyers Should Avoid At Work

By Michelle Casady (August 24, 2016, 3:28 PM EDT) -- For lawyers working long hours, it's not an uncommon occurrence to talk to colleagues more than some close friends. While that camaraderie can lead to lasting relationships, conversation that takes a hard turn into gossip or touchy personal business can just as easily spoil workplace connections.

Clint David, managing partner of Fox Rothschild LLP's Dallas office, told Law360 "it's all about human relationships."

"Whether it's a law firm or any other company, you have to see these people all day," he said. "You catch more flies with honey than vinegar, and so why not make your work atmosphere as good as it...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!