It's so yesterday to keep your maiden name. What's up with the retro stuff?
Posted at 05:53 PM | Post A Comment
Personality has never ranked high on the priority list in the legal world. But now, emotional intelligence is the rage.
Posted at 05:44 PM | Post A Comment
Everything you want to know about getting into University of Michigan Law School. Q&A with the admissions dean.
Posted at 05:45 PM | Post A Comment
Whether your end goal is to advance your career within your existing firm, transition to a new one, or become more well known in your field of expertise, building a media resume will help you stay competitive and requires less effort than you might think, say PR experts Zach Olsen and Sophie Cikovsky, who offer a guide for getting your voice heard.
Guest blogger Anna Ivey -- former dean of admissions at the University of Chicago Law School and now an admissions consultant for college, law school and MBA applicants -- describes the top six skills that people need to learn while in law school. Among her tips: Always network in person. Also: Learn to read a financial statement.
After an early stint as a paralegal at Morrison & Foerster, Laurence Wilson knew he wanted to forgo the Big Law route in favor of something more entrepreneurial. Now Yelp's general counsel, he says there are both advantages and drawbacks to going in-house right away. "You gain experience at twice the rate as a first-year associate at a big firm, but in a much less formal environment."
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has launched a division to counsel clients on business opportunities associated with digital media based in Los Angeles' "Silicon Beach." Moreover, the firm has hired an entrepreneur to run its own venture capital fund, which will invest in emerging technology companies.
As Connecticut lawmakers deal with the state's budget crisis, a committee studying judicial compensation has proposed raises of 5.3 percent for state judges for each of the next four fiscal years, noting that the judges have not received raises since 2007, and that, even before that, their pay increases were not keeping up with inflation.
Links of interest to paralegals, from around the Web
Have a suggestion for a link? E-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- District Of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
news & views sections
Create a resume on lawjobs.com using your
CLICK above and login to get started!
If you don't have an account, simply create one.