Choosing great professional references is essential to master if you want to land the job of your dreams
The stereotypes about the lack of work-life balance for lawyers persist for a reason, but they don’t have to be true for you—at least not all the time
When seeking to move into a non-legal position, you must convince your interviewer that you are truly ready to leave the law
You'll have to deal with difficult opposing counsel throughout your legal career, but you can use these strategies to stay calm (and sane)
Thank your lucky stars none of your interviews have gone this badly!
Your third week is when you learn to become an expert juggler of all your tasks, timelines, and deadlines
What is everyone leaving out about law school and becoming a lawyer?
Whether it’s because of the grueling hours, extreme stress, or something else entirely, the partner track isn’t for everybody
The choices can feel endless, but it’s possible to narrow down your options if you pay attention to the clues
Do you really know what lawyer mistakes to avoid if you want to make partner?
What makes these cities attractive to lawyers?
How to know when it’s really time to start over in a new career
Your first week at your new firm will be a whirlwind of information; here's how to get the most out of it
While your options are technically limitless, a few career tracks are more popular than others
You've realized that lawyering is not what you want to do with the rest of your life. Now what?
Don’t get pigeonholed and see your legal career suffer after having children
Working with nonprofits can be meaningful, and markedly different from the corporate legal world
Returning to a high-powered legal job after maternity leave is one of the biggest challenges in a lawyer’s career
The right work environment and firm size can make or break your experience
Stand out from the crowd when summer associate recruiting starts
Law school isn't quite what you thought it would be. How do you decide to stay or go?
A legal internship can help you decide if law school is for you
You can’t control the future, but you can manage your reputation when leaving one firm for another
Fitting in as a first-year associate is a lot different from fitting in as a law student
Minimize the chances of having to endure a toxic firm environment by knowing how to spot the warning signs
It's that time: Keep these things in mind while you're enjoying your summer associate position
Virtual firms are growing. Could you be happy working virtually?
Ask questions to make sure the firm is a good fit for you
The U.S. has one of the highest percentages of lawyers serving as politicians
Congrats! You’ve been offered the job. Now, make sure you’re ready to negotiate your offer—and not just for a higher salary
Important tips when you're searching for a new role
Salary negotiating can be nerve-wracking, but there are ways lawyers can prepare for the process
Remember that an interview is an opportunity for you to ask questions, too
Congrats! You’ve earned a spot as a summer associate. Next up: Making sure you know how to get the most out of the experience
Employing the right strategy can ensure success in your first year as a Big Law lawyer
Having to choose between two great offers is a good problem to have, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy one to solve
There's a lot to consider when you run out of steam and start pondering a real break from work
Take these steps to put yourself in the best position to snag a role as corporate counsel
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Be a lawyer who expects the unexpected. Keep these items in your briefcase to ensure you’re covered in any work emergency
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If you’ve decided it’s time to leave law, take solace: The skills you learned in law school and developed as a lawyer can help you find a fit in plenty of other careers
Don’t fall into the trap of having the same experience at different firms
Switching practice areas isn't impossible, but it also isn't easy
Get every detail right when setting up these important meetings
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Confirm you're well-suited for an in-house role before seeking one out
Tips to help you through those early doubts as you start a new role
Follow these detailed instructions and set up more of these essential meetings
Use your innate personality traits to find enjoyable work
Here's what to do from beginning to end to get the most out of an informational interview
Call it an informational interview, call it coffee, or just call it a brief chat, but no matter what you call it, make sure you get out there and meet people in real life
Make your resume as effective as possible.
Tips to guide you to success in your job search
Get the most out of these crucial meet-ups