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Legal Career Chat

Talk about sports law in the first #LegalCareerChat

ABA Legal Career Central is proud to introduce #LegalCareerChat, our new twitter chat series showcasing various practice areas. The chat will debut on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2pm ET. Our first chat guest will be David Cohen (@DavidCohenEsq), General Counsel of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A graduate of California Western School of

Laurence Pulgram

Learn about litigation from the section's chair

ABA Section of Litigation Chair Laurence Pulgram took to Twitter on Thursday for an Ask Me Anything chat on the profession. In this Storify recap, he shares the best and worst advice he ever received, how law students can get into litigation as a career, the importance of pro bono,

Running your network

Your networking niche is out there – run it down!

Let’s face it: networking can be hard. Unless you’re someone who thrives on meeting other people (and many of us don’t, including yours truly), networking is something that we consider to be a chore, albeit a necessary one. So why not pair it with something that you already like doing? For example,

Investigating Social Media

Don't let your client's social media sink their case

Imagine standing in a courtroom where you are minutes away from winning a personal injury case. You are representing a client who has personal injury due to a road traffic incident. Just as you think the case is yours, the opposition pulls out a Snapchat at the time of the


7 steps for building your rainmaking network

Question:  When is the best time for an associate to start building a network? Answer:  Now! You may be thinking: “but I’m too young or too new in practice to get clients.”  While that may be true (I would argue this with some of you), you must start building a network as