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"Lawyers, I suppose, were children once." At least, those were the famous words of Charles Lamb, and English critic, poet, and essayist of the 1800s. The quotation was thought-provoking enough to make it into the preface of a famous novel, and it continues to haunt modern lawyers as they accept the realities of their profession.
Typically, law firm retreats are reserved for attorneys and a few higher ranking members of management. But in some larger firms in even larger markets, non-legal administrators are sent away to plan for the year ahead.
Brown The start of a new year sparks great motivation to improve the condition of one's life, from health and wellness to financial stability and employment security. The quest for perfection in the legal field may not be possible, though, without calling in a search team.
Now that the season of gratitude has returned, a few philosophical questions emerge regarding behavior and motivation. Is there a difference between giving and receiving when it comes to corporate philanthropy? Have sponsorships become nothing more than advertisements with a heart? Is giving better for business or society?