Legal Resume v. Professional Bio: Is the Resume Dead?
LexisNexis has suggested that the resume is dead, and that instead, law students should create professional bios. Is this sound advice?
Dare to Wear: Women Lawyers and Peep-Toe Pumps
When the weather gets hot, fashion tends to get even hotter. Will you dare to wear peep-toe pumps during court appearances or at the office this summer?
Law School Transparency: Bringing About Change in Law School Employment Data
Many law school graduates have been left holding the bag of employment prospects. Law School Transparency hopes to help.
Ponytails and the Office: Is This Hairstyle Professional?
The ponytail, oftentimes controversial in terms of office couture, can really be a lifesaver. But we’ve got to wonder: is this look professional enough for the office?
Going Greek: Using Fraternity or Sorority Networks in Your Job Search
Being an alumnus of a fraternity or sorority is rewarding in terms of networking and career prospects. Try using your Greek life connections in your job search.
Women Lawyers and Gender Bias: The Mommy Track Can Kill Your Salary
Being a lawyer is “a good gig for women who want to earn big bucks," but there is still a gender wage gap in the legal profession. What can women lawyers do to level the playing field?
Women Lawyers and Litigators Are Disappearing in New York
New York's women lawyers and litigators have disappeared in commercial and litigation cases. The disparity is being blamed on poor networking skills.
Start Your Own Law Blog: A New Way of Hanging Your Own Shingle
Have you given any thought to hanging your own shingle? You don't have to open new law practice. Launch your own law blog and hang your shingle there.
The Bar Exam Sucks, But Your Life Doesn’t Have to When It’s Over
There is no denying it: the bar exam sucks. We don’t have to let this soul-sucking test continue to control our lives after it’s said and done.
Ethics vs. Professionalism: Is Groupon Feasible for Lawyers?
Can lawyers advertise legal services on Groupon? There seem to be many ethical and professional pitfalls involved for lawyers who are considering it.
Happy Lawyers? Finding Happiness in Trying Times
Finding happiness can be difficult for lawyers. We frequently hear about negativity in the legal profession. We, as lawyers, can choose to be happy.
Women Lawyers: Silence Isn’t Always Golden
Women seem to have been opting out of speaking out in the study and practice of law. Silence isn't always golden, and women lawyers need to speak up.
Niche Practice Could Help Recent Law Grads Win a “Losing Game”
Starting a niche practice could help recent law school graduates to become successful despite grim job prospects.
Attorneys: Return Your Client Phone Calls!
The number one complaint about attorneys is that they don’t return their client phone calls. Attorneys should return their phone calls to keep themselves out of trouble.