Let's face it: law practice is a business. Sure, we may aspire to help the homeless, free the tempest-tossed, and breathe life into the standard of liberty and justice for all. But if lawyers can't bring in business, then they will be out of business.
Staying in business really comes down to finding clients and keeping them happy. This requires all the standard skills needed to thrive in the practice of law. But it also requires so-called "soft skills."
Here are a few soft skills to develop in your business that you may not have learned in law school.