how to succeed in law school.

For everyone, take some time to optimize your legal resume, polish up your networking skills, learn how to improve your performance on job interviews (including OCI interviews).

Even if the legal employment market seems bad, we don’t want you to feel desperate. Be careful padding your resume with unpaid internships and clerkships. If you’re at all entrepreneurial, think about how you can create your own niche or think about starting your own law firm.

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Legal Careers

If you are still a law student, check out our best tips for how to succeed in law school.

For everyone, take some time to optimize your legal resume, polish up your networking skills, learn how to improve your performance on job interviews (including OCI interviews).

Even if the legal employment market seems bad, we don’t want you to feel desperate. Be careful padding your resume with unpaid internships and clerkships. If you’re at all entrepreneurial, think about how you can create your own niche or think about starting your own law firm.

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How to Competently Reinvent Your Practice

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Podcast #123: Why Mentoring Could Be the Key to Your Legal Career, with Marshall Lichty

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Minnesota lawyer Marshall Lichty explains why mentoring is important, how lawyers can find a mentor, and how experienced lawyers can find a mentee.

How to Succeed on the Bar Exam

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Podcast #121: A “Crossover” Real Estate/Realtor Practice, with Wendy Calvert

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Wendy Calvert discusses what it means to have a "crossover" practice as a corporate consultant, real estate lawyer, and realtor.

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Podcast #119: How Stress is Sabotaging Your Clients, with Nika Kabiri

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, we talk to Nika Kabiri about how your clients' stress makes it hard for them to make good decisions, and how you can help them work around it.

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