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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/
  • Oct 20

    It’s time for judges to tweet, like, and share

    It’s time for judges to tweet, like, and share
    This article was originally delivered as a speech in conjunction with the Georgia State University Law Review symposium, “Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media,” on Feb. 10, 2016, in Atlanta.…
  • Oct 20

    The laws were looking Illinois, but feeling Minnesota (Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus)

    The laws were looking Illinois, but feeling Minnesota (Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus)
    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…
  • Oct 19

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school
    Becoming a paralegal is a great way to gain law experience and start your legal career. Many prospective law students take a gap of a year or two before beginning law school. During this downtime, working as a paralegal can give you a much…
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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: 298

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: 351

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…
  • 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…
  • Apr 9

    Networking for Lawyers Redux

    Networking for Lawyers Redux
    We’re having a vet behaviorist come to our house. Yep. We’re those people. But we used to be waaaaaaay further out on the ridiculous end of the spectrum before we had a baby. We flew our (then only) dog to Vegas to be the flower…
Rank this Week: 401

Legal Resume Review Blog

Legal Resume Review Blog

Provides tips for drafting cover letters and resumes for attorneys.

http://blog.legalresumereview.com/
  • Dec 12

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.
    I recently read an interesting article on negotiating salaries.  While simplistic in many ways, the take-away point was that it is often best to refrain from using “I” statements when negotiating salaries.  Too many…
  • Nov 14

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume
    It was bound to happen. Once LinkedIn started pushing the QR code links to its pages, it was only a matter of time before they started popping up on legal resumes.  They are supposed to make you look hip, tech-savvy, … Continue…
  • Sep 20

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?
    The interview is over and you’ve gleaned a little bit of insight on the potential new firm.  When the questions end and the interviewer asks if you have any questions, please don’t sit there and say nothing.  This is…
Rank this Week: 403

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

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

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition
    Change is exciting … and overwhelming. When faced with change, you must manage all the transitions that flow from it. You can feel adrift, and sometimes alone, as you re-evaluate your circumstances, or decisions, or even your entire…
  • Oct 20

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition
    Change is exciting … and overwhelming. When faced with change, you must manage all the transitions that flow from it. You can feel adrift, and sometimes alone, as you re-evaluate your circumstances, or decisions, or even your entire…
  • Oct 19

    Engage! A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

    Engage! A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
    Today, the question is not whether you should be on social media — it’s how long will it take you to get up to speed. For "Engage! A Lawyer's Guide to Social Media Marketing" we asked top law firm marketers for advice on where…
Rank this Week: 557

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/
  • Oct 9

    Teaching Transformation for Well-being

    Teaching Transformation for Well-being
    In his August 21, 2017 blog, John Lande offered cogent observations about the new report of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change.  Noting the…
  • Oct 1

    Forbes article focusing on law schools, competencies and skills development

    Forbes article focusing on law schools, competencies and skills development
    Earlier this week, Forbes contributor Mark A. Cohen discussed what he calls “the interdependency — and misalignment —   of law school stakeholders.”  Cohen refers to a comment in a recent…
  • Sep 25

    Experience with Peer Support, Peer Review and Feedback on Teaching?  

    Experience with Peer Support, Peer Review and Feedback on Teaching?  
    We are all familiar with engagement in peer review of scholarship. Law faculty culture prioritizes peer input and review of scholarly ideas and articles. Sending drafts of articles to colleagues for feedback, “workshopping”…
Rank this Week: 575

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Oct 19

    Lawyer Reviews: Have they become meaningless?

    Lawyer Reviews: Have they become meaningless?
    I am happy that for the most part when I practiced law the only ratings were Martindale-Hubbell and the raters were peers or judges. With the internet, have the ratings become as meaningless as they are for other businesses. In the last two…
  • Oct 17

    10 Client Development Planning Activities to Incorporate Now

    10 Client Development Planning Activities to Incorporate Now
    Earlier this year a law firm marketing director asked me: Cordell, what should be included in our client development training program? Almost 10 years ago, I wrote a Practical Lawyer article Unlocking The Secrets To Developing Your…
  • Oct 12

    Why You Should Consider an Industry Based Practice

    Why You Should Consider an Industry Based Practice
    I recently posted a blog about developing a niche practice, and included one of my favorite quotes: If you market to everyone, you market to no one. A lawyer I coached a few years ago asked that I expand on why he should consider an industry…
Rank this Week: 829

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: 817

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Aug 29

    Social Media Discovery 2017 Update

    Social Media Discovery 2017 Update
    I initially wrote about attempting to subpoena social media services way back in 2011. Then I updated my guide in 2015.  That one got lots of attention and has been used by everyone under the sun. I’ve been fiddling around with…
  • Aug 24

    In-House Lawyers Have Brutally Honest Conversation About Selecting Outside Counsel

    In-House Lawyers Have Brutally Honest Conversation About Selecting Outside Counsel
    Recently over at Big Law Investor, there was a post about the bloat in Big Law: More partner profits (which can never, ever be compromised) = more associate billable hours. More associate billable hours = paying higher associate…
  • Aug 18

    Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundarie

    Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundarie
    A brief conversation I recently had with an IP lawyer. She moved in-house to one of her best clients a couple of years ago. For a time she said that things were going well. She recounted how she largely continued to function as she did when…
Rank this Week: 997

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: 1020

QLTS Blog

QLTS Blog

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

http://www.qlts.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 25

    Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments – Sunday, January 29, 2017

    Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments – Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Live QLTS Webinar – Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 7.00pm – 8.00pm (GMT) Join Marc and the team at QLTS School and attend a free, hour-long webinar: “How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments”  The webinar will…
  • Oct 3

    Introducing 125 Mock Exams to the OSCE Preparation Course

    Introducing 125 Mock Exams to the OSCE Preparation Course
    The 125 OSCE Mock Exams will enhance aspiring English solicitors prepare for the QLTS OSCE, the second element of the QLTS assessments which fast-track international lawyers to qualification as English solicitors. The OSCE Mock Exams are…
Rank this Week: 959

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: 1231

The Biglaw Investor

The Biglaw Investor

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

http://www.biglawinvestor.com/
  • Oct 18

    Risk! A Fate Worse Than Death

    Risk! A Fate Worse Than Death
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Risk! A Fate Worse Than Death As lawyers, we’re trained to imagine the worst-case scenario. I distinctly remember working before law school at a firm where a senior lawyer explained a recent case…
  • Oct 16

    Where to Park Short-Term Saving

    Where to Park Short-Term Saving
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Where to Park Short-Term Savings Nobody likes leaving money sitting around in a 0.10% interest savings account. It creates a nagging feeling that we could be doing more to grow our pile. Yet, at the same…
  • Oct 13

    What Happens If You Google Investing

    What Happens If You Google Investing
    Check out The Biglaw Investor or read What Happens If You Google Investing I can predict your future wealth building success based on your default choices. It’s not because I have some extraordinary power or special insight into…
Rank this Week: 1873

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: 1689

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…
Rank this Week: 2086

Beyond Billables

Beyond Billables

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

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

    Kate Cliff on Leaving the Law, Meditation and Living a Good Life

    Kate Cliff on Leaving the Law, Meditation and Living a Good Life
    In need of a bit of inspiration? Want to hear a story with a happy ending? In this episode of Beyond Billables, we heard how one lawyer had an accident ... Read More The post Kate Cliff on Leaving the Law, Meditation and Living a Good Life…
  • Oct 18

    Alternative careers for lawyers: Why you might be the perfect project manager

    Alternative careers for lawyers: Why you might be the perfect project manager
    Looking for an alternative career option but not sure where to start? Might we suggest making the shift to a project manager role? You may have seen these positions advertised ... Read More The post Alternative careers for lawyers: Why you…
  • Oct 18

    The Hopelessness of Lockstep Progression Track

    The Hopelessness of Lockstep Progression Track
    I recently had a wonderful conversation with Fiona Craig in an episode of the Beyond Billables Podcast that touched on the subject of the lockstep system and progression tracks in ... Read More The post The Hopelessness of Lockstep…
Rank this Week: 2550

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/
  • Oct 11

    Documenting Your Networking

    Documenting Your Networking
    While social media has become an important tool in building business and personal relationships, nothing can substitute for the bonds that are created through in person interactions.  Going to networking functions is still important…
  • Aug 10

    Flexibility and Urgency in Hiring

    Flexibility and Urgency in Hiring
    It’s no longer 2009.  With unemployment rates hovering close to 4%, employers need to change their approach to recruiting talent. In the legal search business, we are seeing candidates who are being much more discriminating about…
  • Feb 9

    Using Reference Checks to Build Your Network

    Using Reference Checks to Build Your Network
    If you are a professional services provider and you want to grow your business, you know the importance of marketing.  Whether you are a lawyer seeking to represent startup technology companies, an agency recruiter like me who is looking…
Rank this Week: 4123

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: 3402

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: 2574

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: 3156

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: 3232

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: 3443

CWSL Career Services

CWSL Career Services

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/career/
Rank this Week: 2934

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: 2339

Legal Leaders Blog

Legal Leaders Blog

Covers law firm leadership and management. By Sean Larkan.

http://www.legalleadersblog.com
  • 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…
  • Aug 4

    Determine your law firm’s destiny

    Determine your law firm’s destiny
    The way legal services are delivered to clients and how firms are structured to do so, should undergo a significant transformation. This must also be factored into planning for the future.…
  • Aug 1

    Don’t rush to join the ‘anti-Performance Review’ herd!

    Don’t rush to join the ‘anti-Performance Review’ herd!
    It seems a momentum is developing in the corporate world for organisations to move away from performance reviews, certainly the once a year, formal jobs. It is only a matter of time before this trend gets some traction within the…
Rank this Week: 3883

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: 2282

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
Rank this Week: 4254