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Thriving, not Surviving: How to Leverage Resilience in your Practice in the Face of Uncertainty

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Produced on May 21, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 4m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Law Practice Management

Course Description

Crisis moments present opportunities, hence Churchill’s famous quote, “never waste a good crisis.” But how do lawyers and law firms adapt, stay resilient, and learn to overcome and thrive during adversity? 

This program, presented by attorney Ruby Powers, will use prior experiences and examples of resilience in business continuity to demonstrate best practices in law practice management during a crisis. The program will help you stay the course, maintain a positive outlook, flex your resiliency muscles, and train your staff and management to help your business thrive, not just survive.

This program will benefit law firm owners, partners, managers, and managing attorneys. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Take the stock of your practice’s current situation, analyze your strengths and weaknesses, and learn tools to see the big picture in times of uncertainty
  2. Identify best practices to recognize, reassess, and respond to the needs of the firm, clients, and staff
  3. Revisit key ethics rules of confidentiality, conflict of interest, and competence
  4. Discuss ways to improve your leadership skills, as leaders are forged in crises
  5. Prepare your bounce-back plan, revisit your SMART goals, and make strategic plans for the future

Credit Information

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Ruby Powers

Powers Law Group, P.C.

Ruby L. Powers is the founder and managing attorney of Powers Law Group, P.C., a full-service immigration law firm based in Houston, Texas. Powers is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is an alumna of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Leadership Houston, and a fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Powers started her law firm from her house in the height of the Great Recession in 2009 and have since grown her business up to 14 employees, including multiple attorneys and satellite offices. She once managed her firm remotely from Dubai and Turkey for 14 months.

Powers manages to run a successful law practice in a challenging area of law while balancing community involvement and pro bono legal representation. She is a frequent national and international speaker, author, and media resource on the topics of immigration law and policy and law practice management. Her expertise and advocacy efforts have been featured in the Washington Post, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, BBC World News, and beyond. Powers’ experience in legislative work in Washington, D.C., and the Texas State Capitol prompted her to pursue public office. Powers is currently running for a position in the Texas State Legislature. Ruby serves as AILA Media Advocacy Committee Vice-Chair, was AILA Texas Chapter Advocacy Chair 2014-2019, Powers was awarded the AILA Advocacy Award, Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award, Houstonia Magazine Top Lawyer, After years of advocacy at the border, the state capital, and in her community, Ruby decided to run for public office and continues to advocate for her community.

Powers lives in Houston with her husband, Burak, and her two children, Rex and Violet. She enjoys traveling, reading (mostly business books), and playing sports and board games with her family.

For updates to the book and other tips: http://BuildandManageYourSuccessfulImmigrationLawPractice.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YourSuccessfulLawPractice

The Author’s Law Firm: www.RubyPowersLaw.com


Alexandra W.

It was way too much information at one time, so it felt overwhelming.

William K.

Very timely and effective

Alexander S.


Deborah T.

Fascinating, timely and practical

William K.

Ruby was great and provided some very helpful tips.

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