Pinstripe Publications

July 2017 (US)
Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers
Law Journal Press

In the latest update of her publication, Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers​, Debra Forman demonstrates how investing in an on-trend professional development environment ​enables​ law firms ​to steadily maximize their profitability. Release 37 provides strategic insights that directly enable law firms and their lawyers to further develop and maintain their market share and sustain their business through successful practices and client relationships. Featured expanded chapter on law firm professional development deals comprehensively with benchmarks, competencies, and expectations; establishing a firm-wide professional development program to enhance productivity and success; gauging success and striving for best practices; and case study on listening and communication skills development.

 

May 2017 (US)
“Onboarding: 10 Tips for Successfully Integrating Laterals Into Your Law Firm”
ALA, Legal Management

Debra Forman, an expert in lateral integration, provides key tips for successfully integrating laterals into your law firm.

 

January 2017 (US)
Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers
Law Journal Press

Debra Forman has recently updated her publication, Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers. Release 36 provides strategic insights that directly enable law firms and their lawyers to further develop and maintain their market share and sustain their business through successful practices and client relationships. Featured chapters deal specifically with creating law firm innovativeness; establishing professional coaching programs to enhance productivity and success; leveraging lawyers’ personal brands so that they can be perceived as trusted advisors; and critically reviewing practice effectiveness to stay relevant and competitive.

 

November 1, 2016 (Belgium)
“Take Control of Your Personal Brand”
ELSA Training, Agility

Debra Forman contributed an article to the inaugural issue of Agility, the training publication of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA).

July 2016 (US)
Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers
Law Journal Press

Debra Forman has recently updated her publication, Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers.
Release 35 provides focused discussions and practical guidelines that directly pertain to lawyers’ practice development strategies and business development success. Detailed chapters deal specifically with a law firm’s legal talent blueprint; time and self-management effectiveness; leadership and communication skills enhancement; and management of internal and external relationships.

 

June 16, 2016 (Canada)
“How to Find and Keep Clients”
Canadian Bar Association’s CBA PracticeLink

Debra Forman was interviewed for this article on providing young lawyers with tips on finding and keeping clients.​

 

August 2014 (US)
Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers
Law Journal Press

Whether you practise with a small group of lawyers or manage a large law firm, Debra Forman’s Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers will help you become more effective, productive and successful. Completely rewritten by an acknowledged expert, this comprehensive resource will enable you to better manage your practice and effectively realize the potential of junior colleagues.

 

July 2014 (Canada)
“Raise Your Ante: Mentor and Sponsor Other Women”
Women’s Executive Network’s The Opinions

Debra Forman raises the importance of sponsorships to enable women to succeed and reach their goals. As Debra asks: “Who better to act as a mentor or sponsor than you?”

 

September 1, 2013 (US)
“Nurture Internal Relationships”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

June 1, 2013 (US)
“Bring All Your Values to the Table”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

May 1, 2013 (US)
“Leadership in the Law: Bring All Your Values to the Table”
Marketing the Law Firm

Debra Forman’s most current article on the importance of values is included in this monthly newsletter.

 

February 1, 2013 (US)
“Fine-Tune Your Goals This February”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership &
Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

September 1, 2012 (US)
“Women Champions”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

August 2012 (US)
XXLAW
The Global Post Blog
“Here Comes Goldilocks”

Debra Forman wrote the first entry for the inaugural blog, XXLAW. Her blog discusses the importance of women lawyers championing other women lawyers.

 

June 1, 2012 (Toronto)
“Shaky Voice Can Stall Your Career”
The Lawyers Weekly

Debra Forman was interviewed in this discussion on how to effectively deal with potential setbacks to your careers.

 

April 1, 2012 (US)
“Is Good Enough Good Enough?: Three Key Steps in Your Communications Dance”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

February 10, 2012 (Toronto)
“Staying in the Driver’s Seat: Workplace Happiness”
What Makes You Happy

In the first issue of this new Canadian lifestyle magazine, Debra Forman discusses how to stay in control of your career.

 

September 19, 2011 (Toronto)
“Career Coaching Gives Associates Leg Up on Partnership Track”
Lexpert’s Law Student and Associate Recruitment Guide

Debra Forman was interviewed in this discussion on the value to firms and associates in providing individual career coaching to firm associates.

 

September 1, 2011 (US)
“How to Nurture, Develop, Maintain and Sustain Your Lateral Hires”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

Spring 2011 (US)
“Spring Clean Your Career”
creativeliving

Debra Forman is featured in this article on how to use social media and networking to effectively manage your career.

 

March 1, 2011 (US)
“Social Networking Initiatives: How LinkedIn Can Net Women Lawyers More Work”
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

February 22, 2011 (US)
“4 Tips to Create a Standout LinkedIn Profile”
PMI (Project Management Institute)

Debra Forman is featured in this article on leveraging LinkedIn profiles to effectively transition to new positions.

 

January 2011 (US)
“5 Smart Tactics for LinkedIn Self-Promotion”
IT Insider

In this article on career development, Debra Forman provides expert tips on how to use LinkedIn effectively.

 

September 1, 2010 (US)
“There’s No Longer a Fit”: Transitioning Partners Out of Law Firms with Dignity and Professionalism
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

August/September 2010 (Chicago)
A Special [5 Part] Series on the LinkedIn Success Story –
The Jobs Tool for the 2010’s

Axcess News

Debra Forman was one of three panel experts exploring the LinkedIn success story in a five-part series.

 

August 31, 2010 (US)
Tools of the Trade: Using LinkedIn to Prospect
RegisteredRep.: The Next Move

Debra Forman provides expert tips on using LinkedIn effectively.

 

August 2/9, 2010 (US)
Guide to Using Social Media in Business
Supplement to FCNews

Debra Forman was featured in FCNews’ Social Media Guide with her article, “LinkedIn: Social Networking for Professionals.”

 

June 23, 2010 (Pennsylvania)
When Do Exaggerations and Misstatements Cross the Line?
Knowledge@Wharton, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Debra Forman of Pinstripe provided expert tips in the Wharton article (please see page three) on resume content and interviewing techniques, particularly in terms of the Internet and when social networking.

 

April 1, 2010 (US)
“Enhance Associates’ Success by Managing Conditioned Responses
Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.

 

March 15, 2010 (Ottawa)
“What Kind of LinkedIn Lawyer Are You?”
Canadian Bar Association (CBA), National Magazine

Debra Forman of Pinstripe was featured as a “Good Shepherd” in the CBA article on raising visibility and expanding connections on LinkedIn.

 

June 1, 2009 (US)
“Professional Development: Teaching Others to Deliver”
Marketing the Law Firm

Debra Forman’s current article in Marketing the Law Firm.

 

March 16, 2009 (CAN)
Top Tips for Staying Motivated and Finding a Job After a Layoff
itbusiness.ca

Debra Forman quoted providing career coaching advice to IT professionals.

 

March 1, 2009 (US)
“Communicating Effectively with Colleagues and Clients”
Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report

Debra Forman is a member of the Board of Editors for Law Firm Partnership and Benefits Report. This is her most current article in the monthly newsletter.