Articles and Reviews

Articles

Creative Billing Strategies across the Globe by Janet H. Moore. How lawyers working internationally can use creative billing as a client development tool. Originally published in Legal Marketing Association’s Strategies (Oct. 09, V11.N09)
Become your Foreign Clients’ Favorite Lawyer by Janet H. Moore. How American lawyers can adapt their behavior to capture and keep more clients abroad. Published in Vol. 4 No. 6 of The Complete Lawyer.
Global Rainmaking Tips: Pointers on Developing Clients Abroad by Janet H. Moore.  Traditional American-style client development techniques do not necessarily translate well across cultural divides. Read this article for some key to-dos. Published in the July/August ’08 edition of the ABA’s Law Practice Magazine.
So You Want to Work Abroad? by Janet H. Moore Finding opportunities to practice law abroad takes advance planning, networking and career savvy. Read this article for tips on working abroad. Published in Vol. 4, No. 3 of The Complete Lawyer
Become a Versatile, Flexible, Nimble–and Exceptional–International Lawyer by Janet H. Moore Exceptional international lawyers cultivate their versatility, flexibility and nimbleness. Read this article for tips on developing yours. Published in Vol. 4, No. 2 of The Complete Lawyer
Avoid Cross-Cultural Communication Snafus by Janet H. Moore Do you want to communicate effectively with clients across cultures?  If so, read this article for tips on improving cross-cultural client communication. Published in the Jan./Feb. 2008 edition of The Complete Lawyer
The Culturally Savvy Associate:  Top Three Tips for Moving Up in a Global Economy by Janet H. Moore.  Are you ready to practice in a global economy? If so, read on for tips on heightening your culturally savvy as a lawyer. Published in the April/May ’07 edition of the ABA’s Law Practice Magazine.
Client Communication in a Global World by Janet H. Moore. Are you communicating effectively with your clients from different cultures?  For tips on how lawyers can improve their cross-cultural attorney-client communication, read this article. Published by in the Spring 2007 publication of the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Career Change for Lawyers in a Global Economy by Janet H. Moore. Presentation to Georgetown University Alumni on January 16, 2007
Going Global: A Guide to Growing an International Practice
by Janet H. Moore Have you always dreamed of growing an international law practice? This article provides tips (primarily for small firm and solo lawyers) for launching and growing an international law practice.
Published in the November 2006 edition of the Texas Bar Journal of the State Bar of Texas.
It’s Only Just Begun:  Strategies for Staying Successful as a New Partner by Janet H. Moore New and experienced partners alike will find tips for growing and enhancing their practices in this article, published in the July/August 2007 edition of the ABA’s Law Practice Magazine.
How International Lawyers can Break Their Golden Handcuffs
by Janet H. Moore Do you feel trapped in your law job by lifestyle and other pressures? Do you long to break free of your Golden Handcuffs?
Adapted from Janet’s presentations to the ICF’s Global Executive Special Interest Group on May 3, 2006 and Expatriate Special Interest Group on August 9, 2006.
Seven Steps to Maintaining Motivation by Janet H. Moore If you lack motivation for your law practice, especially as a small firm or solo lawyer, this article suggests strategies to propel you forward. Published in the January 2007 edition of the Texas Bar Journal.
Proactively Reduce Your Stress:  Adapt or Change Your Career by Janet H. Moore Is your current legal job causing you stress? If so, consider changing or adapting your career.  Access the article above, or via the State Bar of Texas Website.
The Pro Bono Plus:  How Pro Bono Work Can Enhance Your For Profit Career by Janet H. Moore Creative strategies on making the most of pro bono work.
 

Reviews

Managing the Modern Law Firm: New Challenges, New Perspectives edited by Laura Empson. Do you work at–or aspire to work at–a global firm?  Or, are you merely interested in knowing what makes some of the global law firms succeed while others fail? If so, this book is for you. Click here and scroll down to read  Janet Moore’s Review
The Lawyer’s Guide to Balancing Life & Work:  Taking the Stress out of Success by George Kaufman.  Are you a stressed lawyer?  Is balancing and juggling your professional and personal lives driving you crazy?  This ABA publication details one lawyer’s journey through to finding personal balance, and helping other stressed attorneys to do the same. Click and scroll down to read Janet Moore’s review in the Houston Lawyer Magazine.
What Can You Do With a Law Degree? A Lawyer’s Guide to Career Alternatives Inside, Outside and Around the Law by Deborah Arron This book is a great starting place for lawyers seeking career change. Read Janet Moore’s review
Business Development for Lawyers: Strategies for Getting and Keeping Clients
by Sally Schmidt The author explains how “marketing” and “business development” for lawyers differ, but also compliment each other. Read Janet Moore’s review as published in The Houston Lawyer
Ending the Gauntlet: Barriers to Women’s Success in the Law
By Lauren Stiller Rikleen Where are all the women partners at major law firms? For insights read this heavily researched book. Click and scroll down to read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer
Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies that Work
By James Calloway and Mark Robertson; American Bar Association 2002. Is hourly billing “the rule”, and if so, why? Lawyers looking for creative billing solutions will enjoy this book’s suggestions. Read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Winning With Stories:
Using the Narrative to Persuade in
Trials, Speeches & Lectures

By Jim M. Perdue Read Janet Moore’s review in The Houston Lawyer

 

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