By focusing on expanding and strengthening their skillsets, lawyers can make sure they remain relevant in the profession and have access to more opportunities for success.
Yes, law school is a financial drain. But working may not be the best solution, depending on your goals and how far along you are in law school.
Thinking like a lawyer is important. Learning to practice like a lawyer is equally important. In point of fact, potential employers assume that law students will be taught to think like a lawyer.
Yesterday, Google terminated a Googler who wrote a “manifesto” against “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” This is not surprising. That said, the belief that Google only did so because of its “politically correct monoculture” either fails to see the significant problems in the memo or intentionally glosses over them
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of February 26, 2016, there are 107 travel-associated Zika virus disease cases in the United States. As the number of countries confirming the Zika virus infection continues to grow worldwide after the May 2015 announcement of the first confirmed
The ABA has graciously invited me to write for its law school audience. I couldn’t think of anything more topical to write about for a law school audience than the information my peers and I wish we had known before embarking on our law school journey. My social network unanimously
By Courtney O. Carroll COURTNEY O. CARROLL is a 3L at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. In recognition of his scholastic accomplishments, James Greenwood, a 3L at Drake University Law School, was awarded the Iowa Taxpayers Association 2014 Linda S. Weindruch Scholarship. The annual scholarship recognizes outstanding accomplishments and educational pursuit
By Erin E. Rhinehart ERIN E. RHINEHART is a partner with the commercial litigation firm Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L., which has offices in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. It’s not breaking news that, since the inception of social
Embrace opportunities to write and send thank-you letters that are spot-on in terms of tone, context, and substance.
When Shawn Askinosie entered law school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer just like his father. When he graduated in 1989, Askinosie joined a large Texas firm and handled white-collar crime cases. Three years
So you have decided to look for opportunities beyond your current law school’s typical geographic footprint. Or you’ve become so passionate about a practice focus that you are willing to go anywhere to practice. Here’s some practical tips for helping you figure that out. The
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NALP—The Association for Legal Career Professionals—has been compiling and analyzing placement data for law graduates since 1971 and is the go-to source for employment statistics and trends. So it’s noteworthy when NALP publishes an article called “The Legal Job Market for New Graduates Looks a Like it Did 15 Years