Category Archives: Law Research

April 17, 2018 Law Research

The ABC’s of Marketing Yourself as the Best Attorney for the Job

The best lawyers who land the best law jobs have the uncanny ability to promote and market themselves. In law firm positions, they promote themselves to partners and clients to handle high stakes matters, elevating their profiles. In-house attorneys have to market their services to their colleagues in other departments in order to move the...

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Happy Lawyers Get the Best Law Jobs

What makes a happy lawyer? Do they even exist? (Yes…they do). Does the job make the lawyer, or does the lawyer make the job? Are certain types of practices like immigration law or working in a family law court more conducive to producing happy lawyers? Are unhappy lawyers more likely to be found in corporate...

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Developing Emotional Agility to Thrive in Any Legal Job

Why do most attorneys who are already employed with legal jobs looking for other law firm jobs? There are many answers, but I have found that the most common issue that the many reasons boil down to is this: the attorney feels unseen, unheard, and unvalued in their current workplace.  All of us need to...

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Lawyer + [Something Else] = Best Law Job

What are the best law jobs? Is it in immigration, or real estate? Is it in corporate law? If you ask lawyers about their jobs, you will find that the most fulfilled lawyers are “lawyers + .” These are lawyers that do not mind reviewing and drafting legal work, but also enjoy other things...

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January 16, 2017 Law Research

What Attorneys Can Learn from Hip-Hop Music Mogul, Jay-Z

Shawn Carter (aka Jay Z) is known as a famous rapper and hip-hop music mogul (and married to Beyonce). He has sold more than 100 million records and received more than 20 Grammy Awards. His hit song 99 Problems even caught the attention of legal scholars. Artistry and entertainment aside, the life and career of...

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October 5, 2016 Law Research, Legal Industry News

Researching Potential Law Firms

Doing a good amount of research on a law firm is beneficial in a multitude of ways. When you are looking to move to a new law firm, taking time out to learn about the firm should be an essential part of your job search. It is also one of the most powerful ways to...

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May 10, 2016 Law Research, Legal Advice

Planning Your Career Timeline

When it comes to managing and planning, many people shy away, and tend to go for a fluid path rather than something strict and set. There are a number of attorneys who did not and have not completely planned out how they want their legal careers to pan out over the years. A career is...

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February 15, 2016 Law Research

New Bill for Mining in Outer Space

  Have you ever thought of establishing property rights on celestial orbs in outer space? It turns out that the United States government has been planning this move for some time. Recently, President Obama signed a law that would support the rights of companies to mine for resources in objects in outer space. These objects...

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February 6, 2016 Law Research

New Hampshire Repeals its Seaweed Ban

In a contest, students of Newport Middle High School in Concord, New Hampshire won because they found “New Hampshire’s Dumbest Law”. Yes, this is a legitimate contest. Seaweed Harvesting Ban The Concord Monitor reported the students were asked by state representatives to nominate senseless, odd laws that should be repealed. This gives the students a...

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January 24, 2016 Law Research

Bolivia Creates Legal Rights for the Earth

Bolivia has taken a big step for environmental law. According a recent report, Bolivia has become the first country to give nature legal rights. This was put in place as an effort to put an end to climate change, exploitation of the environment, and improve the quality of life for all people in Bolivia. The...

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