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Is it Time for a Lateral Move? Key Things to Consider

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Here are some key things to consider before making the switch to another law firm.

Quick Tips for Law School Outlines [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Follow these tips for creating the best law school outlines to help you prepare for final exams.

Maximizing Your Law School Experience Beyond the Classroom

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 20, 2021

While law school grades are important, they aren't everything—your experiences outside the classroom are also valuable in paving your future legal career. Read on for three opportunities you shouldn't overlook as a law student.

Navigating the In-House Attorney Interview

by Vault Law Editors | September 15, 2021

In-house interviews aren't entirely different from other types of legal interviews, but there are unique aspects of the process you should prepare for.

Drafting the Perfect Out-of-Office Email

by Shelley Awe | September 14, 2021

Taking some time away from work? Make sure you've covered your bases with an out-of-office email that includes all the right details.

Legal Career Paths: Senior Corporate Counsel, Life Coach, and Podcast Host

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 07, 2021

Not only is Angela Han Senior Corporate Counsel at HealthPRO Heritage, she is a life coach and the host of the "Fit to Practice" podcast. Read about her path!

Tips for Taking Class Notes in Law School [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | September 03, 2021

There is no one right way to take notes in law school, but we've got a few tips and tricks you may want to try as you develop your best note-taking style.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Transparency

by Shelley Awe | August 31, 2021

In these videos, attorneys at two of Vault's Best Law Firms for Transparency discuss how their firms promote a culture of transparency.

The Inside Scoop on Practicing Intellectual Property Law

by Vault Law Editors | August 30, 2021

Want to know what it's really like to practice IP law? Get the inside scoop from lawyers at some of Vault's top-ranked firms for intellectual property.

Tips for Answering Behavioral Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | August 25, 2021

With the right plan and preparation, you can walk into your next interview confident and ready to tackle those infamous behavioral interview questions.