Matt Ritter

Matt Ritter

Matt Ritter is a comedian / writer / actor / lawyer. In that order. He mostly takes on contract assignments and freelance legal jobs to support his creative ambitions. He has no idea where this journey is going to take him. Follow him on facebook or twitter to find out.

New Years Resolutions 2012

New Years Resolutions for 2012. Setting achievable goals and taking the proper steps.

Predictive Coding Is Going to Destroy Document Review

If predictive coding replaces document reviewers, you need to plan accordingly

Alternative Careers: Be Aggressive

Transition from lawyer to another profession requires you to be aggressive, tell people what you want and follow up.

Interview with Greta Van Susteren

Interview with Greta van Susteren. How to go from lawyer to TV anchor.

Dealing with a Document Review Assignment From Hell

Document review assignment from hell. Tips for dealing with bad document review assignment

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More Helpful Document Review Tips

Helpful document review tips to make it as easy as possible to get through the project

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Alternative Career Jump: When to Say Goodbye

When should you leave alternative career? If you have saved and planned, you can always return to Biglaw or freelance or do contract law

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Freelancing for a Startup: Should you Take Equity?

When Freelancing for a Start-up Should you Take Equity? If you are a freelance attorney consider getting paid in equity compensation.

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So You Wanna Be an Entertainment Lawyer? (Part 2)

BigLaw to in-house entertainment lawyer. From BigLaw to in-house entertainment law as a business and legal affairs executive.

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So You Wanna Be an Entertainment Lawyer?

How to transition from being a corporate lawyer to an in-house Entertainment lawyer

An Alternative Career Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Call Yourself A Lawyer

Alternative careers: Always reveal that you are a lawyer, even if you are pursuing an alternative career, it will only help you.

Freelancing for a Solo Practitioner

How to freelance for a solo practitioner and get the job done effectively and efficiently.

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Document Review Projects Are Not All Equal

Document review projects are not all equal. Pay rate, length of project, location of document review and if there is overtime all make a difference.

Contract Lawyer: Get the Most Out of Your Gig

How contract lawyers can make the most out of a contract lawyer gig.

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Matt Ritter, Lawyerist Staff Writer

Matt Ritter is an alternative career guru. Matt Ritter is a comedian, writer, actor and lawyer.