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Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Apr 20

    Justices phrase their answer in the form of a question (Goldwater v. Carter)

    Justices phrase their answer in the form of a question (Goldwater v. Carter)
    This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student…
  • Apr 19

    Spend the summer in public service with AmeriCorps JD

    Spend the summer in public service with AmeriCorps JD
    On behalf of Equal Justice Works, I would like to invite current law students to continue the tradition of service through public interest law. How? By becoming an AmeriCorps JD member! “I was working to balance the scales of justice…
  • Apr 18

    The UBE, from sea to shining Tennessee

    The UBE, from sea to shining Tennessee
    The moment #UBEWatch has been waiting for has arrived (well, one of them anyway). The Uniform Bar Exam now stretches from coast to coast! And we have Tennessee to thank for it. Today, Tennessee volunteered its entry as the 29th state…
Rank this Week: 499

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Apr 20

    Five Traits of Great Lawyer

    Five Traits of Great Lawyer
    What makes a great lawyer? Is it intelligence, good people skills, effective writing? Of course, we must have a certain level of intelligence and motivation, along with experience and opportunities. The post Five Traits of Great Lawyers…
  • Apr 20

    Five Traits of Great Lawyer

    Five Traits of Great Lawyer
    What makes a great lawyer? Is it intelligence, good people skills, effective writing? Of course, we must have a certain level of intelligence and motivation, along with experience and opportunities. But the truth is, the traits that transform…
  • Apr 19

    Blogging for Search Results Domination in Your Niche

    Blogging for Search Results Domination in Your Niche
    If you’re wondering whether blogging helps with your search engine results, it does. Here’s what happened when I started blogging about a new law. My goal was to break this law down into the elements that businesses need to know…
Rank this Week: 513

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    New York, New York

    New York, New York
    Networking is a great tool for business development.  If you are a lawyer in private practice, building solid referral relationships is the best way to grow your business and networking is a great tool to accomplish this. One way to…
  • Apr 16

    Success Strategies for Women in Law

    Success Strategies for Women in Law
    In my latest podcast, I speak with Lauren Stiller Rikleen. Lauren is a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce.  She shares some great advice for women who are looking to advance in…
  • Apr 5

    Counsel to Counsel Named One of Top 40 Legal Marketing Blog

    Counsel to Counsel Named One of Top 40 Legal Marketing Blog
    Honored to announce that Counsel to Counsel has been named on of the Top 40 Legal Marketing Blogs.
Rank this Week: 572

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 466

JD Bliss Blog

JD Bliss Blog

For attorneys seeking career satisfaction, work/life balance and personal growth.

http://www.jdblissblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health
    According to a recent study by PsychSafe principal consultant Dr. Rebecca Michalak, lawyers have the worst health and well-being of any white-collar professionals. The study involved more than 800 white-collar professionals including 370…
  • Jan 9

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job
    In a recent blog post, startup guru Guy Kawasaki explained how to use LinkedIn to find a job (please also check out LinkedIn for Lawyers 101 for a short LinkedIn tutorial tailored to attorneys).
  • Jan 4

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator
    Career opportunities often fall into a lawyer's lap when he or she least expects it. The key is to seize the opportunity. A case in point is Michael Rothman who moved to New York and took a job in the...
Rank this Week: 613

Brian Leiter's Legal Philosophy…

Brian Leiter's Legal Philosophy Blog

Covers jurisprudence, legal realism, and legal theory. By Professor Brian R. Leiter and Prof. Daniel Filler

http://leiterlegalphilosophy.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Apr 14

    Green on Legal Realism and Naturalized Jurisprudence

    Green on Legal Realism and Naturalized Jurisprudence
    Via Solum, I learn that my (part-time) colleague Les Green's (long-gestating) paper on "Law and the Causes of Judicial Decision" is finally on SSRN (it will appear in final form in Green's forthcoming collection of papers from OUP).  I have…
  • Mar 28

    Jurisprudence II: Objectivity

    Jurisprudence II: Objectivity
    My tentative Spring Quarter Syllabus (Download Jurisprudence II Syllabus 2009), for those who might be interested.
  • Mar 12

    Which journals publish the highest quality work in philosophy of law?

    Which journals publish the highest quality work in philosophy of law?
    A new poll, which might provide some useful information for younger scholars figuring out where to submit their work.
Rank this Week: 607

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Apr 19

    10 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion

    10 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion
    As you know, I practiced law a long time. I loved most of my work and I loved most of my clients. Over my years I discovered many lawyers who did not feel the same way. Some knew what they don’t like. Others hadn’t…
  • Apr 17

    Activities and Relationships: Key to your happine

    Activities and Relationships: Key to your happine
    Relationships have always been very important to me. They were when I practiced law. They were when I coached lawyers and they are now as I start my new legal recruiting career, In March, Nancy and I spent a week in San Miguel de Allende with…
  • Apr 12

    Must Have Skill to Get Business: Ask Open Ended Questions and Listen

    Must Have Skill to Get Business: Ask Open Ended Questions and Listen
    When Nancy and I lived in Dallas (We now live in Prosper), we were regulars at a Starbucks. We became regulars in part because the baristas knew us. They remembered my name, what I normally ordered, Nancy’s name and that she was a…
Rank this Week: 1182

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 17

    Keeping Up with the Henthorn

    Keeping Up with the Henthorn
    Written by Albany School Professor, Melissa Breger.   Keeping up with current case law can be a true treasure trove for classroom teaching. It can breathe life into an otherwise ordinary topic. And truth is so often more compelling than…
  • Apr 15

    Drafting Exams With Test-Taking Speed in Mind

    Drafting Exams With Test-Taking Speed in Mind
    It’s time to write final exams again. It’s also time to struggle with what role test-taking speed should play in our assessments. William Henderson’s Study As Professor William Henderson’s ground-breaking…
  • Apr 9

    Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Knowledge and the Future of Law School

    Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Knowledge and the Future of Law School
    Written by: Christian B. Sundquist, Professor of Law at Albany Law School The unceasing technologicalization of legal practice and education, embodied in part by law-based artificial intelligence and the emergence of…
Rank this Week: 744

The Solo Lawyer

The Solo Lawyer

Discusses starting a law practice, marketing tips, and motivational writing to help attorneys going out on their own. By Frank A. Cseke.

http://www.thesololawyer.org/
  • Sep 22

    Finding an Accident Attorney

    Finding an Accident Attorney
    Finding an Accident Attorney There is nothing more terrifying than getting into an accident, whether you live in Phoenix, Arizona or Farmington, New York. If you do live in or around the Phoenix area, then it is imperative you find a Phoenix…
  • Aug 23

    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit

    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit
    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit Millions of people around the globe enter the United States every year for better opportunities. New York being the financial capital of the nation is…
  • Jun 24

    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver

    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver
    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver Nothing can be worse than being dangerously injured in an accident, which leaves you with broken bones and smashed vehicle. Many a times, in such situations, we have to forcefully answer few questions…
Rank this Week: 1125

Law School: Success & Careers

Law School: Success & Careers

Advice, tips and musings regarding law school and life thereafter from a former trial lawyer (and guest bloggers), now Director of Public Service Programs at the North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC.

http://lawschoolsuccessandcareers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe
    Are Yankee fans truly this obnoxious? Truly you, jest! :-) In my Twitter profile, I note that I like to draw parallels between life and baseball. I thought that I would include a scene from an old Kevin Costner movie ("For the Love of…
  • Jan 28

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE
    As I've indicated on many occasions here, and on Twitter, I am a big proponent of students participating in both substantive and social activities in a local bar association.  Cliche though it may be. . "if you want to fish, go where the…
  • Jan 22

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"
    Part II of the "long distance runner" series The first of the "Long Distance Runner" blog articles The Loneliness of the Long Distance Law Student: Do Study Groups Work Or Not - Your Call was a discussion regarding whether law students…
Rank this Week: 663

Beyond Billables

Beyond Billables

Aimed at helping lawyers have better lives, better health and better careers.

https://www.beyondbillables.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    The Hidden Costs of Law Firm Attrition

    The Hidden Costs of Law Firm Attrition
    The legal profession both locally and internationally has always had a high rate of staff turnover at the associate level. The churn and burn has a massive effect on team culture and the business bottom line. The costs associated with high…
  • Apr 18

    Beyond Billables launches platform for innovative lawyers and firms!

    Beyond Billables launches platform for innovative lawyers and firms!
    It feels like a lifetime in the making (and we’ve had a couple of false starts!), but our new website and community is up and running! We’ve created a space where innovative and disruptive law firms and legal service providers…
  • Apr 17

    Kate Allman on Taking the Less Chosen Path, Changing Legal Paradigms and Forging an Original Career

    Kate Allman on Taking the Less Chosen Path, Changing Legal Paradigms and Forging an Original Career
    For anyone wavering on what to do after law school, know that your options may not be as limited as they seem. Today’s episode of Beyond Billables is a brilliant case study to that end. On the show, we speak with … Read more…
Rank this Week: 1825

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Apr 18

    Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?

    Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?
    A few weeks ago I asked lawyers how they preferred to communicate with their clients. The overwhelming response was email. Which completely makes sense. It’s asynchronous, provides a written record, and can include attachments. But…
  • Apr 17

    Improving Your Writing In One Step

    Improving Your Writing In One Step
    Unfortunately, most lawyers are lousy writers. That might seem counter-intuitive – the primary form of communication and work between lawyers is writing. But surveys and experts agree – lawyers just aren’t that good at…
  • Apr 9

    Are You Lonely?

    Are You Lonely?
    I’m sitting in another airport. They blur together after a while. Glass and steel and advertisements. Windswept arcologies of a future that never was. Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta. I’m currently somewhere over East Coast on my way…
Rank this Week: 3041

Legal Leaders Blog

Legal Leaders Blog

Covers law firm leadership and management. By Sean Larkan.

http://www.legalleadersblog.com
  • Apr 17

    Listening by leaders – it’s part-science, part-art

    Listening by leaders – it’s part-science, part-art
    I am often asked for my views on the main challenges faced by leaders, or what to look for in potential leaders. While internal thought processes immediately scurry through dozens I have come across from experience and recent assignments, on…
  • Sep 5

    New angle on NewLaw

    New angle on NewLaw
    My colleague Jordan Furlong and I penned an article in August 2014 on NewLaw  for the ALPMA website. In that we defined NewLaw as “any strategy, structure, model, process or way of delivering legal services that…
  • Sep 5

    New angle on NewLaw

    New angle on NewLaw
    My colleague Jordan Furlong and I penned an article in August 2014 on NewLaw  for the ALPMA website. In that we defined NewLaw as “any strategy, structure, model, process or way of delivering legal services that…
Rank this Week: 3665

The Biglaw Investor

The Biglaw Investor

A community of lawyers discussing personal finance, financial independence and investments.

http://www.biglawinvestor.com/
  • Apr 11

    17 Short-Term Investment Options Better Than Your Checking Account

    17 Short-Term Investment Options Better Than Your Checking Account
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read 17 Short-Term Investment Options Better Than Your Checking Account Most investors hate seeing money sitting idle even if they intend to use it in the coming months. Lawyers seem to really hate it.…
  • Apr 9

    Should You Invest in Series EE Bonds?

    Should You Invest in Series EE Bonds?
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Should You Invest in Series EE Bonds? Recently my father handed me an envelope and said, “I found these in the garage a couple of months ago. They belong to you.” Inside the envelope were…
  • Mar 30

    Lions, Tigers and Bonds, Oh My!

    Lions, Tigers and Bonds, Oh My!
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Lions, Tigers and Bonds, Oh My! Earlier this week I shared with you our portfolio performance for 2017. We’re happy with the return but also curious if we’re adhering to our target allocation,…
Rank this Week: 1543

QLTS Blog

QLTS Blog

Covers the qualification process for international lawyers to become English solicitors. By QLTSchool.

http://www.qlts.com/
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court Plays Wild Card to Cash in Ghosh’s Dishonesty Chip

    Supreme Court Plays Wild Card to Cash in Ghosh’s Dishonesty Chip
    For the last 35 years, the criminal courts have relied on a two-part test established in the case of R v Ghosh [1982] QB 1053 to determine whether an individual had behaved dishonestly. The Ghosh test contains an…
  • Jan 4

    Joint Statement regarding a Settlement Agreement between the Law Society of England and Wales and QLTS School

    Joint Statement regarding a Settlement Agreement between the Law Society of England and Wales and QLTS School
    Law Society of England and Wales and QLTS School find a solution to concerns over tender process for training partnership. The Law Society conducted a tender process to appoint an exclusively endorsed training partner for a QLTS (Qualified…
  • Apr 2

    Important Updates to the MCT Course (April 2017)

    Important Updates to the MCT Course (April 2017)
    An important update to the MCT course will be released next week, covering various aspects on Taxation and Business Law. We are planning to release a major update to the MCT course in April 2017 (about 30 pages), which will cover the new tax…
Rank this Week: 3678

Legal Outsourcing Journal

Legal Outsourcing Journal

Covers legal outsourcing and contract lawyering.

http://legaloutsourcingjournal.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Of Counsel and Freelance Lawyers: Montage’s Ethics Article Published in ABA’s Law Practice Today

    Of Counsel and Freelance Lawyers: Montage’s Ethics Article Published in ABA’s Law Practice Today
    The ABA’s “Law Practice Today” July 2017 issue features “Stay Ethical While Growing Your Firm” by Montage Legal Group co-founders Laurie Rowen and Erin Giglia.  The article discusses how firms and freelance…
  • Jun 10

    Someone’s Posted Negative Comments About Your Firm. Now What?

    Someone’s Posted Negative Comments About Your Firm. Now What?
    By Les Altenberg You work hard for your clients, spending countless hours trying to represent them in the best way you know how.  Most of the time  … in fact, the vast majority of the time, your clients are extremely…
  • May 27

    Why Serve? Attaching Value to Community Engagement

    Why Serve? Attaching Value to Community Engagement
    By Diane Bucka Legal professionals are often in the position of trying to apply concrete value to quantify things that seem intangible. Intellectual property? Intangible assets? Pain and suffering? “Reasonable” expectations?…
Rank this Week: 2972

Legal Embassy

Legal Embassy

Provides career tips and trends in the legal profession.

https://legalembassy.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Whitehorse, Yukon: Searching for law jobs while on a vacation trip in the North

    Whitehorse, Yukon: Searching for law jobs while on a vacation trip in the North
    Adegoke Arowosebe Yesterday, I recalled an interesting but adventurous story of two tourists I read many years ago. One beautiful Summer, these Edmontonians drove through Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska. On their return trip, they…
  • Jun 25

    How to use Social Media to advance your legal career

    How to use Social Media to advance your legal career
    Legal Embassy Are you on social media? If you are not I have a message for you: up to 84% of employers use social media for their recruitment . Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Flickr, Vine, Pinterest, Vimeo, Tumblr,…
  • Jun 1

    Yellowknife, NWT: It’s Time to Look North for Law Job

    Yellowknife, NWT: It’s Time to Look North for Law Job
      By Adegoke Arowosebe Photo Credit: Flickr/ Flazingo It is no news that the employment outlook for lawyers is not as great as it used to be in the 90’s or early 2000’s. Despite this though, one thing is crystal…
Rank this Week: 1858

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • May 3

    Thank you for your readership

    Thank you for your readership
    The Legal Whiteboard ceased publication effective April 30, 2017. It was a wonderful ride for the editors. Thank you for your readership. For an explanation of why LWB ceased publication, see this farewell post. Going forward, Bill…
  • Apr 30

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)
    This is my last Farewell Series Post -- a deep dive into the legal labor market from July 2015. I'll be producing more of this type of analysis as part of my ongoing research at Legal Evolution. What is more...
  • Apr 28

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)
    In October and November 2013, I had a series of three blog posts about changing demographics among law students. The first looked at changes in applicants from the top 240 feeder schools. The second documented a greater decrease in…
Rank this Week: 2371

Lawyer's Life Blog

Lawyer's Life Blog

Provides information to attorneys to help them increase career success in the areas of career, marketing, productivity and life balance.

http://www.coachingforlawyers.com/
  • Feb 7

    Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?

    Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?
    Are “Sunk-Costs” preventing you from making a wise decision that will further your legal career or law practice? A well known economic term, sunk-costs refer to sticking by a decision, even when you shouldn’t, because of the…
  • Feb 7

    Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?

    Are Sunk-Costs Stalling Your Legal Career?
    Are “Sunk-Costs” preventing you from making a wise decision that will further your legal career or law practice? A well known economic term, sunk-costs refer to sticking by a decision, even when you shouldn’t, because of the…
  • Nov 29

    Law Firm Marketing Through Christmas Card

    Law Firm Marketing Through Christmas Card
    Law firm marketing for the holiday season should be a high priority. Of course, continue to follow your legal marketing plan (you have one don’t you?) but the Christmas season offers opportunities that are not available during the rest…
Rank this Week: 2776

But I Do Have a Law Degree

But I Do Have a Law Degree

A lawyer turned stay at home mom chronicles life after law firms.

http://www.butidohavealawdegree.com/
  • Feb 3

    A 72 Hour Case Study of How Bizarre it is to Live in DC These Day

    A 72 Hour Case Study of How Bizarre it is to Live in DC These Day
    Day 1 - Sunday, 1/29It started last Saturday night.  The Muslim ban.  Or whatever you want to call it.  Unless your head has been completely buried in the sand (in which case, I wouldn't completely blame you), you know about…
  • Jan 23

    I Mourned, and Then I Marched

    I Mourned, and Then I Marched
    The last time I wrote a post on my blog it was three days after the election.  I was depressed and angry and in a general funk and it was rainy all damn week.  I stopped watching the news.  I drank too much wine.  And I…
  • Nov 11

    My Bubble Has Burst

    My Bubble Has Burst
    It was going to be a magical night - literally, and figuratively.  Our last night in Disney World, we had plans to go to the "Very Merry Christmas Party" at the Magic Kingdom.  The lines were short and the mood was festive and we…
Rank this Week: 2898

The Intelligent Challenge

The Intelligent Challenge

Covers law firm management.

http://intelligentchallenge.com/
  • Dec 30

    The Relevant Lawyer

    The Relevant Lawyer
    The chapter I wrote on the changing nature of the legal profession in the United Kingdom was published by the American Bar Association and is available from the following link:.…
  • Dec 18

    The writing on the wall #7 – location, location, location

    The writing on the wall #7 – location, location, location
    Let’s for a moment put aside the discussion as to whether an investment by a law firm into premium real estate makes sense. Let’s assume that clients don’t object to funding acres of marble and an atrium full of lush…
  • Dec 18

    The writing on the wall #7 – location, location, location

    The writing on the wall #7 – location, location, location
    Let’s for a moment put aside the discussion as to whether an investment by a law firm into premium real estate makes sense. Let’s assume that clients don’t object to funding acres of marble and an atrium full of lush…
Rank this Week: 3021

CWSL Career Services

CWSL Career Services

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/career/
Rank this Week: 2001

JD Nation

JD Nation

Provides advice for blocked, bored or burned out JDs. By Annie Little.

http://www.thejdnation.com/theblog
  • Feb 22

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer
    The first time I stumbled across my life coach’s website and saw her latest program on career change I remember thinking: Why the hell would I change careers? I want to be a lawyer. Fast forward a few years to me enrolling in her…
  • Feb 22

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer
    The first time I stumbled across my life coach’s website and saw her latest program on career change I remember thinking: Why the hell would I change careers? I want to be a lawyer. Fast forward a few years to me enrolling in her…
  • Sep 16

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp
    I was a counselor at summer camp last month. Sounds banal enough. But what would you say if I told you some of my campers were older than me? I went to summer camp for grown-ass women, and it was even more than I hoped it’d be. I…
Rank this Week: 2608

Rifkin Consulting Attorney…

Rifkin Consulting Attorney Recruiter Blog

Covers job search advice for lawyers.

http://rifkinconsulting.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Trends in California Law Firm

    Trends in California Law Firm
    So many changes in the way firms do business during the last five years...some areas of practice that were dormant are now "hot", such as corporate law and real estate.  Labor and employment remains a very desirable area of practice for…
  • Feb 10

    Ten Steps to an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile

    Ten Steps to an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile
    My esteemed colleague, Anabella Bonfa, is a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who writes and lectures on how to enhance your LinkedIn profile to maximize this marketing tool.  I have personally observed how Anabella works…
  • May 16

    Get My Attention – Send a Respectable Cover Letter!

    Get My Attention – Send a Respectable Cover Letter!
    Recently I read an article by a recruiter who very straightforwardly acknowledged that she often receives unimpressive application materials from job-seekers.  This is often a non-starter and the result is…Delete.  Why? …
Rank this Week: 2636

Altman Weil Connect

Altman Weil Connect

Covers developments in law firm and law department leadership and management.

http://connect.altmanweil.com/
  • Apr 10

    A Whole New Mind

    A Whole New Mind
    Marci Krufka Taylor at Mantra Partner has a new commentary on Daniel Pink’s book, A Whole New Mind, and how it applies to law firm marketing.  Lawyers tend to be ‘left-brain’ analytical thinkers, but…
  • Apr 10

    What do in-house lawyers read?

    What do in-house lawyers read?
    “This matters, of course. First, if you want to talk intelligently to in-house lawyers, you should have a sense of what’s on their mind. Second, if you ever write articles with an eye on developing business, it would be nice to…
  • Oct 30

    Most clients don’t want the lowest price available

    Most clients don’t want the lowest price available
    Altman Weil released its 14th annual Chief Legal Officer Survey last week, with lots of interesting data for corporate law departments as well as the law firms that serve them.  One of the most surprising survey finding involves…
Rank this Week: 2250

The CAPS Blog

The CAPS Blog

Highlights interesting cases, legal trends and commentary from around New York state, and beyond, for attorneys practicing law in the public sector context. By the NYSBA's Committee on Attorneys in Public Service.

http://nysbar.com/blogs/CAPS/
  • Mar 11

    JCOPE Gift Guidance

    JCOPE Gift Guidance
    For a quick summary of the state ethics code gift restrictions, JCOPE has published this handy-dandy guide-at-a-glance on the restrictions....
  • Jan 29

    Why the Gender Difference in Local Government Leaders?

    Why the Gender Difference in Local Government Leaders?
    The International City/County Management Association in Washington, D.C. recently published this interesting analysis entitled, "Women Leading Government - Why So Little Progress in 30 Years?" The article looks at the numbers and…
  • Jan 16

    Law "In the Spirit of Public Service"

    Law "In the Spirit of Public Service"
    Who practices law "in the public service?" According to this inspiring speech given by SEC Chair Mary Jo White at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting earlier this month, all lawyers have an ethical responsibility…
Rank this Week: 3233

Touro Law Center Career Services…

Touro Law Center Career Services Office

Provides news, career advice, job search strategies, bar association programs and networking events to facilitate a job search. Published by the Tuoror Law Center Career Services Office.

http://tourolawcso.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 6

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  • Feb 27

    Networking to Find a Job

    Networking to Find a Job
    Networking to Find a Job by Kathleen Brady, Brady and Associates Career Planners, LLC Networking rests on the basic principle that business, jobs and careers are built on personal relationships; its true purpose is to get AIR: Advice,…
  • Dec 9

    Growing Practice Area

    Growing Practice Area
    HOT PRACTICE AREAS Health Care Law This field includes regulatory work for health systems and practitioners, policy work within government to advocacy work for patients or health care professions and different kinds of…
Rank this Week: 4102

Cardozo Real Estate Law…

Cardozo Real Estate Law Association

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's student run, real estate law association.

http://cardozorela.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3192

Sweet Hot Justice

Sweet Hot Justice

Provides a down-and-dirty, entertaining inside look at BigLaw and beyond.

http://www.sweethotjustice.com
  • Jul 2

    Read This or Die Alone: Advice for Young Women

    Read This or Die Alone: Advice for Young Women
    I don’t want to alarm you, but this is going to be bad news for some of you—possibly even a lot of you. The last few days have been tough for all of us.  Emotional.  Controversial. Traumatic, even.  News like…
  • Jul 27

    The Truth Is Out, Ladies: Your Long Hair Is Killing Your Career

    The Truth Is Out, Ladies: Your Long Hair Is Killing Your Career
    Women: Pay attention, this is important.  Especially for you old ones (and by “old” I mean over 30 but not yet 40.  Women 40 and over: Can you even read anymore at your age?  I’ll just refer to you as “pre-dead…
  • Mar 1

    BigLaw Bros: Why Slam Pieces Don’t Want You

    BigLaw Bros: Why Slam Pieces Don’t Want You
    Bros of BigLaw, I love you, but I’m worried about you.  You’re confused.  You’re angry.  And you should be.  You’ve been told, by each other, that cementing your place as a certified cog in the BigLaw cash wheel would lead to a…
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Lawyer Satisfaction Blog

Lawyer Satisfaction Blog

Covers career planning and advice for lawyers. Published By Ronald W. Fox.

http://www.lawyersatisfactionblog.com/
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Law Career Blog

Law Career Blog

Covers law schools, careers in law and alternative career options for lawyers. By Professor Gregory W. Bowman.

http://law-career.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    To Everything there is a Season

    To Everything there is a Season
    Obviously it has been a while since I have posted on this blog. Why is that? I suppose it is because I have accomplished much of what I wanted to with Law Career Blog as a solo blog. I felt I had important things to say on teaching and…
  • Aug 25

    The Most Important Day of Cla

    The Most Important Day of Cla
    Last week was my first week of classes for the 2008-2009 academic year, and I was all ready to write a post called "The Most Important Day of Class." The whole premise was that the first day of class is the most important day of class for…
  • Aug 10

    The Benefits of Senior, Junior, and Adjunct Law Faculty

    The Benefits of Senior, Junior, and Adjunct Law Faculty
    There was an interesting post on the Law Librarian Blog this week concerning the benefits of senior, junior, and adjunct faculty in the classroom. The post can be linked to here. This is a subject that interests me greatly, and readers will…
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