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When is the time for writing? Right now.

November 21, 2016

Back in October, which now feels like a lifetime ago, I was asked to write a post for the NaNoWriMo Project on a topic of interest to law students who are working on a novel. I started a piece about turning stories from your day job into fiction.

A message from Juris P. Prudence: Writing your story with your legal career

A message from Juris P. Prudence: Writing your story with your legal career

November 24, 2015

For National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo), Before the Bar is spotlighting some of our lawyer-authors. In today's installment, Jessica Childress, an associate at a large international law firm in Washington, D.C., brings us a message from Juris P. Prudence, an 11-year-old lawyer and the protagonist of a children’s book

A 'Basket Full' of advice on writing books and practicing law

A 'Basket Full' of advice on writing books and practicing law

November 23, 2015

They say that everyone has one great novel inside of them. Have you ever tried to get yours out on paper? When I was in law school, I spent my free time writing screenplays and novels. Fiction writing truly is my first love. In fact, one of my science fiction

On the ‘Track’ to a creative life in law

On the ‘Track’ to a creative life in law

November 18, 2015

In December of 2011, while I was working as associate general counsel at a large company in New York, my agent finally sold my first novel (on which I’d labored for thirteen years, on weekends and late at night, garnering an impressive collection of rejections). That phone call was the