LEARN WITH A LAWYER: STAY UP ON DEVELOPING AREAS OF YOUR PROFESSION.
Stay up on case law. Now almost every week new cases come out from the appellate and supreme court, in which their are decisions that can impact your case. A specific pattern may get appealed and taken up to the supreme court that aligns with your case. If you can rely on the decisions of the supreme court or the appellate court to help you position your case you may be able to get a better result. You can't do that if you haven't read those new decisions. This same thing comes up in your personal life. Whether you are an engineer, a doctor, a lawyer anything like that. If there is a new developing area of education in your practice or in your profession you need to stay up on those things. Then you can utilize that information to benefit your client or you personally. Staying up on those new developing areas is vital to continued success in your profession.