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Foundations No. 5 and 6: Email and Telephone

No. 844 Email seems to be made for lawyers.  It is especially useful to solo practitioners who have long ago become their own secretaries. The time and money cost of sending and filing a letter has been reduced to a tiny fraction.  You may well send twenty or thirty of them a day, maybe more. […]

Foundation 4: Manage Your Physical Environment

No. 843 We’ve been reviewing the Seven Foundations of Time Mastery by Julie A. Fleming, lawyer and consultant.  She wrote this book in 2008 and recently brought out a revised version. It is a handy little book, full of ideas.  It gives you an opportunity to collect your own ideas on the topics through workbook […]

Foundation of Time Mastery Three: Delegating Effectively

No. 842 This week we are exploring the Seven Foundations of Time Mastery for Attorneys, a book by Julie A. Fleming, attorney and consultant.  Foundation 1 involved managing your energy and Foundation 2 was about setting priorities. Although lawyers think they are good at delegating, Fleming writes that most lawyer’s delegation skills are only passable. […]


CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 45 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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