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Tips for making the right first impression

September 01, 2015

By Avery Blank AVERY BLANK ( uses her legal training as a consultant and is a nationally recognized women’s advocate. Your online presence may now be the first impression you make on others. You can access information on the Internet about yourself and others more quickly and easily (for better or for worse)

Isvari Mohan: A Global-Minded Problem Solver

April 01, 2015

By Nicole Israel NICOLE ISRAEL, a 4L evening student at New York Law School, is student editor of Student Lawyer . Isvari Mohan’s list of accomplishments is enviable: a political science degree from UC Berkley; internship opportunities at CERN, the European Organization for European Nuclear Research, Fermilab, and the Center for Study of

Dare to Be a Compassionate Lawyer

October 20, 2014

By Jordan Furlong Jordan Furlong is a consultant, author, and legal industry analyst who tracks the rapidly changing legal market and forecasts its impact on lawyers and clients. He writes about everything legal at “You’re going to learn to think like a lawyer,” said one of my professors in the first week

New Delegates Elected

November 01, 2013

By Nicole Israel Four new Division Delegates are ready to embrace the responsibility of representing and helping promote the ABA Law Student Division’s interests and concerns to the ABA House of Delegates (ABA-HOD). Raymond Gennawey, Michael Perez, and Joseph Zeidner join Jim Manning, the Division Representative to the ABA Board of Governors

Troubled Past, Promising Future

May 01, 2013

By Eileen M. Laux Eileen M. Laux, a 3L at Florida Coastal School of Law, is student editor of Student Lawyer. Then a teenager, Hopwood is now a student at the University of Washington School of Law. For many people, an 11-year federal prison sentence would likely end any hopes and dreams

Solos Encourage Students to Consider the Shingle

April 01, 2013

By Ed Finkel Ed Finkel is a freelance writer/editor in Evanston, Illinois. Solos offer words to the wise and share insights on the economy and technology. When John Davidson graduated Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, seven years ago after 25 years of “bumming around as a computer geek,” the job

I Wish I'd Known - Lucy Lee Helm

February 01, 2013

By Lucy Lee Helm. Lucy Lee Helm is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at Starbucks. She leads the company’s Law & Corporate Affairs department and L&CA’s Litigation and Brand protection team, which involves litigation, intellectual property, marketing and communications, and regulatory and government