Resources for Exploring an In-House Career

If  you aspire to work in-house, one of the best things that you can do now, in addition to internships and externships, is to stay current on issues relevant to in-house lawyers. Check out InsideCounsel and the network’s Corporate Counsel. Both websites allow you to register for free email alerts that deliver the latest news […]

Are you Tech Savvy enough? Are you sure?

There has been a decent amount of press about Kia’s tech audit of their attorneys.  Basically, they gave the attorneys they employed or were considering employing a test to see if they could do basic technical tasks.  None of them passed.  Not one.  And Kia did not hire firms or paid them less based on […]

Hot Practice Areas

There are a number of practice areas that are starting to grow.  Hillary Mantis, writing for the National Jurist, asked Carmen Grossman of Major Lindsay & Africa, a nationwide legal recruitment firm, what areas of the law she is seeing hiring recently and she mentioned a few below. **Real Estate. **Corporate practices are busy right […]

Interviewers’ Pet Peeves

So, you’ve landed an interview for a position and you want to be prepared. Make sure, then, to avoid things that may jeopardize your chances. 1. Showing up late. If being late is unavoidable, make sure you call and explain the reason. Do not, though, run behind due to your lack of planning–it implies you […]

2014 Equal Justice Works Fellowship Application Now Open!

The 2014 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application is now open and will close on September 17, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Each year the Equal Justice Works fellowship competition selects qualified and passionate lawyers who have developed new and innovative legal projects that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal assistance. […]