Category Archives: Legal Industry News

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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Millennials and Digital Communities Reshaping the Legal Profession in 2018

What’s Reshaping the Legal Profession in 2018? Granted, we are only two months into the new year. While there aren’t specific shakeups that haven’t already been identified in 2017, this year will be marked by two key shifts: 1) Millennial Attorneys, 2) Digital Communities Millennials (aka, individuals born between roughly 1980 and 2000) are literally...

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Where Have All the Partners Gone?

After working so hard to make partner, why would a partner ever leave one firm to join another? It has become increasingly common for partners to lateral to another firm—and many make partner with the motivation to lateral in mind. Here are some of the most common reasons why partners leave their coveted roles: In-House...

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January 24, 2018 Legal Industry News

Presidential Lessons for To Make Your Legal Career Great Again

George R.R. Martin wrote: “Politicians were mostly people who’d had too little morals and ethics to stay lawyers.” Politics—particularly presidential politics—has a way of bringing out divisive opinions. But if we look at the history of presidents in the United States and reflect on the campaign tactics, surprising victories, and candidates on the other tickets,...

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