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The Future of the Legal Profession

Student Lawyer: The future is what you make of it

March 30, 2021

Change is always in the air in the legal profession. How do you position your career to be ready next shift? Our writers look at what's on the horizon in technology, networking, and the bar exam. Plus, we offer advice you should absolutely not listen to. It's all

Law Career Leaders

Change is afoot in the legal field: Here's how you can be ready

March 01, 2021

We’ve got some challenging news for you: What you’re learning today may be out of date in no time at all. You see, the legal world, like the rest of the world, is on a hyper pace of change. Have no fear. Your soon-to-be colleagues

Bad Advice

Go forth without this legal career advice

March 01, 2021

Your future is vast and largely uncharted, and you’ll make many decisions over the next decades as you seek happiness and contentment in your career. You’ll hear gobs of advice as you weave through that process. The key to your success lies in how well you sift through

ABA Annual Meeting

Why I’m glad I engaged with the ABA

March 01, 2021

Not sure why you should dive into ABA activity? These legal professionals explain how their careers have flourished because they jumped in.

Law careers in the wake of COVID

March 01, 2021

Nobody can predict the future, something COVID has so painfully taught us. Anyone who feels certain they know what’s going to happen next is either prescient or prophetic. While I’m a huge believer in doing what you love, I’ve also been around the career-transition business long enough to

George Washington 1L giving back by pairing parents and students

March 01, 2021

Take it from Claire Cantrell: The job market is rough today. “I submitted and still submit so many job applications, probably nearing 200 at this point, with very few followups and interview requests because everything is so saturated right now,” recalled the recent George Washington

Roberta Kaplan

I Wish I'd Known: Roberta A. Kaplan

March 01, 2021

When I graduated Columbia Law School in 1991, women made up 21 percent of the legal profession. As I entered the profession, it was common for a male attorney to have never worked with a female colleague. As a result, I often wondered: Could I