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One of the strangest things that I see regularly is attorneys who make sexual orientation, politics, religion, and social activism part of their job search. I honestly do not understand why they do this. In the best cases, it ends up creating far fewer opportunities for you in the market. In most cases, it can do profound damage to your job search. This sort of stuff will doom you. READ MORE >
“Death in life is a mode of existence in which one has ceased all play; there are no further striving for titles. All competitive engagement with others has been abandoned. For some, though not for all, death in life is a misfortune, the resigned acceptance of one’s loser status, a refusal to hold any title up for recognition.”
Finite and Infinite Games, James P. Carse READ MORE >
One of the most persistent misunderstandings of attorneys is why they are not more successful in practicing law. Whether it is the solo practitioner, large firm attorney, or small firm attorney, at its heart, there is almost always one significant, underlying cause for the lack of success of most attorneys and the corresponding success of other attorneys. READ MORE >
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Regardless of who you are, everyone needs encouragement—and attorneys are no exception.
Since you (presumably) spend the majority of your time at work, encouragement at work is even more important. Unfortunately, there is not a lot of encouragement in the law firm world. Any encouragement that does exist only comes when an attorney bills a lot of hours, which may lead to a higher bonus and being told they are doing well. An attorney who brings in a lot of business may also be encouraged. READ MORE >
When my oldest daughter was four years old, she was attending a small preschool run out of the rental house of an aging hippie couple in Malibu, California. READ MORE >
All attorneys strive for success in their law firms and want more responsibility, complex work, and greater recognition. However, there is a price to pay for accomplishing your goals. The stress of law firm life may cause many health problems, including premature aging, disease, or even early death. This article discusses several ways the well-being of attorneys suffers from the constant demands of law firm life. READ MORE >
The GRE and LSAT are two very different tests that your desired law school may accept for your entry as a first-year law student. Given this, you should know the differences between the two entrance exams. READ MORE >
Why isn’t there a better work-life balance for attorneys? Blame the law firm culture. READ MORE >
Do you know what an of counsel attorney is? Read this article to find out the role(s) of counsel attorneys play within law firms. READ MORE >
"My recruiter was great to work with. BCG made the job easier for me."Jiwon HughesNorthwestern University School of Law, Class Of 2014Placed at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
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