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Feb 12, 2014

Networking is not a job search activity

In order to be a good networker, you really need to remember that it’s not all about you.

Jan 6, 2014

Enjoy the passenger seat for now

While the offer of partnership is a major honor in the legal profession, significant responsibility accompanies the title.

Dec 23, 2013

A Barrister’s Carol (Act 2 of 2)

A lawyer's twist on Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

Dec 9, 2013

A Barrister’s Carol

A lawyer's twist on Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

Sep 18, 2013

The J.D. liability

Every once in a while, you’ll apply for a job you know you will absolutely love and someone will look at your resume and ask, “why do we need to hire a lawyer?"

Sep 17, 2013

Actions speak loudly when looking for a job

You need to go above and beyond the sales pitch, “I am passionate about environmental law because I took these classes and worked here...”

Sep 3, 2013

Labor Day provides some perspective on the profession

Why lawyers should implement a more “generalist-minded” approach in working to understand a client’s needs.

Aug 28, 2013

Deciding where to hang your shingle

Choosing where you want to open your law practice often influences other big decisions that come with being a solo practitioner.

Aug 21, 2013

Be bold in your job search

If you’ve done great work for people in the past, they will usually be happy to recommend you for a position – if they know you’re looking and if you remind them.

Aug 5, 2013

Your legal career as an herb garden

The skills needed to maintain a healthy container herb garden and the skills that I aspire to improve upon as a young lawyer are surprisingly similar.

Jul 22, 2013

My life as a TV show

What would a "Glee" series be like if you subbed in a new associate working in private practice in place of high school students?

Jul 19, 2013

Becoming indispensable

What do you think makes an associate ready for partnership?

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