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Our Favorite Books About Lawyering (and Other Stuff)
Looking for some summer reading? Check out some of our writers' favorite books---and they are not all about lawyers!
Laughable Lawyers: Is Your Turn Next?
Why must we endure lawyer laughingstocks? Why are lawyers, who are supposed to be thoughtful and prudent, so prone to specatuclar stupidity?
A Law Degree Should Be a Bachelor’s Degree
Making a law degree a bachelor's instead of a graduate degree would help law students and people who need legal services but can't afford them.
The F-Bomb: A Powerful Verbal Tool
Do you use the F-bomb? Lawyers should always speak with care, but there are occasions when the F-Bomb might be the most effective way to communicate.
Choose Living Over Lawyering
How and when to leave behind your fear, quit the law, leave law school and your law firm behind, and pursue your dreams of not being a lawyer.
Alex Barnett, Lawyerist Contributor
Alex Barnett on how he transitioned from a career as a lawyer to a career as a comic.
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.
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.
Dress for Success: Fashionable, Professional Bags for Women Lawyers
Women lawyers, have you struggled to find a fashionable, yet professional, bag to bring to the office? You can look fashionable without going overboard.
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.
Staci Zaretsky, Lawyerist Contributor
Staci Zaretsky introduces herself to the Lawyerist community.
Jennifer Gumbel, Lawyerist Contributor
My name is Jennifer Gumbel and I’m excited about becoming a part of the Lawyerist team. I look forward to offering insight into rural practice.
Top Lawyerist Posts: Week of July 25
A review of the top posts from Lawyerist for the week of July 25, 2010.