Are you on Twitter? (If the answer is no, WHY NOT? So much fun). A ton of people might think “lawyers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram…doesn’t seem like a good match, tbh.” That’s probably because they’re thinking about the SUPER stereotypically bad lawyer social media ads,
Social media can be a good marketing add-on for young digital natives to create a personal brand, make quality contacts, and engage with potential clients. Keep your smartphone camera handy and get ready to market on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube (you can skip Pinterest, Instagram, Reddit, and Snapchat).
For someone who teaches Social Media Law and has written books, articles, and essays on the topic, the answer to the question posed by the title of this essay is an emphatic, “Yes.” Of course, this does not mean that social media is risk-free for aspiring attorneys.
Students face countless issues and stressors as they transition both into law school and ultimately from law school into the profession. Some students will seek assistance when issues and pressures mount, while others will attempt to go it alone. In recognition of National Mental Health Day for law schools, this
Are you nervous before you tweet? Do you avoid most social media altogether because you’re concerned about what could come back to haunt your future career? Aspiring lawyers are unsure about how or whether to use social media, and understandably so. Stories about social media posts jeopardizing careers plague the
The ability of a judge to use social media to directly reach and communicate with his or her constituents is nothing short of revolutionary.
ABA Legal Career Central welcomed Kelly Phillips Erb – a tax attorney, teacher, writer, and Senior Editor for Forbes – to #LegalCareerChat on Monday, April 10. Kelly received her JD and LL.M in Taxation from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and started blogging about tax law on
Join ABA Legal Career Central (@abalcc) for its next #LegalCareerChat with Kelly Phillips Erb (@TaxGirl) – a tax attorney, teacher, writer, and Senior Editor for Forbes – on Monday, April 10 at 2 p.m. EDT. Kelly received her JD and LL.M in Taxation from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia
The American Bar Association's Legal Career Central talked with R. Amani Smathers about careers in legal tech and ABA TECHSHOW in a Twitter chat on Monday, March 13. [View the story "Legal Tech Careers on #LegalCareerChat" on Storify]
ABA Legal Career Central is hosting it’s second #LegalCareerChat, our new twitter chat series showcasing various practice areas, on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2pm ET. Our chat guest will be Jayne E. Juvan (@JayneJuvan), a partner in the Cleveland office of Roetzel & Andress. Log on to Twitter and follow the questions with hashtag
Earlier today, the ABA Legal Career Central hosted its first #LegalCareerChat – the debut in a series of chats about careers in various legal field. The series kicked off with how to start a career in sports law. The host was David Cohen, General Counsel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you
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
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,
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?
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
When is the best time for an associate to start building a network? That answer is "now!" You must start building a network as soon as you can.