Legal Career Spotlight: From Attorney to Professional Development to Author
J. Kelly Hoey, author and networking professional, sat down to chat about her career path, what networking really means, and how being genuine forges professional relationships.
How to Leverage Your Network to Broaden and Diversify 2L Summer Opportunities—Top Tips From Skadden
The first year of law school is over—it's time to start thinking about your 2L summer and the types of summer associate positions you should pursue. Here, Skadden offers its top tips to help rising 2Ls broaden and diversify their summer opportunities.
How to Lay the Foundation for Future Success as an Associate During Your Summer
Your 2L summer is an exciting time to take advantage of and learn from as many experiences as you can. Check out these six tips for maximizing your summer associate experience so that you’re on the right track for success as an associate.
Benefits of a Flexible Work Assignment System
A flexible assignment system offers summer associates more control over their work experiences, but making new connections and selecting assignments can be overwhelming. Here are tips on making the most of these systems from two law firm partners.
Insider Advice on Picking a Practice Area: Perspectives from Kirkland & Ellis
Selecting a practice area is an important early step in one's legal career. Here, a BigLaw associate discusses how she researched and chose her practice.
Legal Career Paths: From 'You're Fired' to Social Media Maven
Adrian Dayton, founder of Clearview Social, sat down with us to talk about his career, the intersection of social media and the legal industry, and pursuing your passions.
Key Steps Toward Self Compassion for Lawyers & Law Students
In a world where we are constantly plugged in, how can lawyers focus on themselves? Here are six ways to incorporate self compassion into your practice or studies.