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How to Future-Proof Your Law Career
One proof-positive thing about the future: it will come. And when it does, will you still have a job? Or will the future take back the career you worked so hard to create for yourself? If you aren't sure...
Why One Former Lawyer Left Law For A Business Career
Are you a business-minded lawyer who's flirted with leaving law? A former lawyer explains the pluses and minuses of law firm life vs business in this video.
Life After Law School: What You Need to Know About Starting a Career in Law
Attorney Jeff Rosenbaum offers some very insightful advice to law students on the cusp of graduating:
How to Choose a Career You Will Love
I WROTE THIS SEVEN YEARS AGO AND AM RE-POSTING BECAUSE IT STILL APPLIES I often get asked by high school and college kids for career advice. Over the years, I’ve distilled it down to two steps. This is what I tell them: There are two steps to choosing a career. If you do the work on each, you will exponentially increase your chances of having a career you will love. First, identify people who do what you think you want to do and…
How the Recession Forced Law Schools to Reimagine Their Role in Students' Careers
As the recession rattled law schools and graduates, schools were forced to get more creative, leading to changes that have endured.
DIY Business Law: When to Hire a Lawyer
If you’re a small-business owner, you know that your to-do list is generally pretty long on any normal day at the office. It would be safe to assume, as well, that you often find yourself doing a great deal of the heavy lifting personally wherever you can. There’s licenses, incorporation, budgeting, legal paperwork – the list goes on. Certainly, you have the option to hire…Read more ›
How Miami chef Lorena Garcia dumped a law career to cook — and became famous
Caracas-born Lorena Garcia has built a culinary empire, with airport-based restaurants, cookbooks, TV show appearances and a line of cookware — not bad for a law school graduate who balked at her first paralegal job.
How Nixon used a law firm stint to resurrect his political career and win the presidency (podcast)
After losing both the 1960 presidential election and the 1962 California governor’s race, Richard Milhous Nixon vowed at a press conference: “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore” and seemed to have written the epitaph to his political career. He left for New York and became a partner in a white shoe law firm. Yet six years later, he would win the White House, in no small part because of that firm.
Don't Delay! Here's How to Take Control of Your Legal Career
Ex-Skadden lawyer-turned-consultant Jay Harrington provides pointers to set associates' careers on the path to success. Caveat: Patience required.
5 Tips for Working With Men and More Career Insight from Women Lawyers
We asked five panelists at ALM's Women, Influence and Power in Law conference an array of questions including how they promote themselves and what concerns them about the opportunities for women in the profession.
What Else Can You Do with a Law Degree? Five Career Alternatives for JDs
We receive lots of questions from law students asking about alternative legal career options. Conveniently, there are jobs you can do as a law school graduate that don't involve lawyering! Here today is Marc Luber, author of 99 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree and founder of JD Careers Out There (JDCOT), to talk about five legal career alternatives.
Experienced Attorney Joins UVA Law to Help Guide Students Pursuing Public Service Careers
Elizabeth Averill, an attorney with a variety of public service and private-sector legal experience, has joined the University of Virginia School of Law to help counsel students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Averill has been appointed as one of two directors of public service in the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center. "My primary objective is to provide outstanding career counseling to 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls…
Clifford Law Offices Recognized by Global 100
Clifford Law Offices is proud to be named the 2019 Law Firm of the Year in the United States in Aviation Law by Global 100. “Global 100 consists of only 100 of the world’s leading firms and individuals with votes received from global readers in over 163 countries worldwide,” stated Richard Baker, the Editor in Chief of Global 100. He... read more
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Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach
When you orthopedic injuries can turn into long-term damage if they are not looked into, contact our Los Angeles orthopedic injury attorney William Kropach at Kropach & Kropach has over 40 years of experience working with clients in workers compensation claims.
What is a Herniated Disc? Law Offices of Stuart DiMartini
What is a Herniated Disc? Your spine is made up of vertebrae separated by cartilage-like discs that act as cushions between the different levels of your vertebrae.
What is a Meniscus Tear? Law Offices of Stuart DiMartini
What is a Meniscus Tear? Meniscus Tear A tear of the meniscus may be caused by several factors, commonly from a twisting of the knee or from degenerative changes.
Law Offices of Randolph Rice
When someone is accused of killing another person, you may automatically assume that murder charges will be filed. While this is possible, it is important