Category Archives: Legal Advice

March 29, 2016 Legal Advice

Resume Myths to Throw Away

Many young adults did not receive formal instructions on how to write, edit and format their resume. For a number of students and recent graduates, writing a professional resume can be a challenge because of the many “rules” you should follow when formatting it.  The number of myths that come up when talking about writing a...

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Before Going In-House…

As an attorney, the range of jobs you can choose from varies depending on what you are looking for when it comes to legal work. Some people work in public defense, politics, litigation, or academia. Many people aim to work in-house since working in a private law firm or government position is not for everyone....

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November 10, 2015 Legal Advice

The Importance of a Business Plan

Bringing in business is a major part of any lawyer’s career. When changing law firms, having an established (and portable) book of business can be influential to the hiring manager compared to a candidate who does not have much business to bring to the firm.  If you are thinking of finding a new law firm,...

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November 1, 2015 Legal Advice

Are You Deskercising? : Exercise at the Office

Being an attorney can be difficult work. And when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle,is sometimes it’s not always at the top of your to-do list. However, a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that prolonged sitting for extended periods of time increased the chances of cardiovascular diseases by 14%, cancer...

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September 15, 2015 Law Research, Legal Advice

Technology & Small Law Firms: Getting Started

Technology has become a major part of running a business. Computers, tablets, and smartphones have become staples for successful attorneys, and staying up to date with the newest technology is just as important. However, incorporating technology into your law firm can become overwhelming because of the vast amount of options available these days. Most big...

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August 5, 2015 Legal Advice

Bringing in the Business

Whether you are a new attorney or have been in the career for some time, gaining more business is always welcome. However, drumming up more business can be challenging, especially if you feel as if you have reached a plateau. In addition, women are less likely to  have as much business as men, and furthermore,...

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July 6, 2015 Legal Advice

Cover Letter Writing Tips

For many people, cover letters are not the easiest part of applying for a new position. Surprisingly, even attorneys who have been in the workforce for years still struggle when it comes to creating the perfect cover letter. Simple mistakes can make or break the chances of your resume moving from one stack of resumes...

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April 24, 2015 Legal Advice

Happiness as a Lawyer

There is a common misconception that attorneys are very unhappy people. The stress from work can be a major cause of unhappiness in the workplace. Even though stress is sometimes an unavoidable part of working, finding ways to gain happiness can help you have an overall good day and work experience. Here are some ways...

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March 24, 2015 Legal Advice

Tip For Better Public Speaking Skills: Lawyer Edition

Speaking publically is something many people don’t enjoy doing. Public speaking can open a flood gate of anxiety due to possible embarrassment, making a mistake, and the fear of being judged. However, lawyers are expected to be extremely well spoken in front of a crowd and able to convey their message eloquently and clearly. Each...

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