Category Archives: Legal Industry News

August 13, 2018 Legal Industry News

Great Questions to Ask When Hiring Lawyers

As a recruiter, it is my job to match candidates with their ideal roles—which requires me to unearth hidden talents that candidates might not even know they possess. I have heard seasoned partners describe that an attorney’s talent is merely an attorney’s personality under the right circumstances. Many times, attorneys—particularly young attorneys—surprise themselves with their...

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Here’s Why Lawyers Should Relocate to Atlanta

Atlanta isn’t the most obvious destination for attorneys looking to relocate or establish their professional practice. When aspiring lawyers think of where they begin their careers, they tend to imagine themselves in Manhattan or Washington DC—the respective homes of Wall Street and the nation’s capital. Often glorified by television and media such as Suits or...

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Shifting Focus Away from Credentials and Towards Skills to Land the Best Law Job

When it comes to landing the best law jobs, your pedigree may matter less than you think. It is what you did there that counts.   Employers across all industries are starting to understand that fancy credentials are not the best predictors of on-the-job success. The legal industry is particularly sensitive to credentials and pedigrees:...

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The State of Law Jobs in Atlanta

Atlanta—Empire City of the South—is a great place to practice law. In addition to being the capital and most populous city in Georgia, it is also the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Top companies headquartered in Atlanta include Home Depot, United Parcel Service (UPS), Coca Cola, Delta Airlines, Southern Company, and AFLAC....

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Lawyer Moms and Their Legal Careers

In my personal life, my mother was my inspiration to pursue a career in the law (she was my legal role model). Professionally, I have had the honor of getting to know many great “lawyer moms.” In honor of mother’s day, I’m happy to share three of the greatest lessons I’ve learned from lawyers who...

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Using the Summer to Maximize Success for Legal Recruiting and Job Searching

April is coming to a close and May is approaching, which means law students are preparing for exams and excited for the summer. One of the most common questions I receive during this time comes from law students and legal employers working with summer interns or summer associates: How do we make the most out...

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