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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...

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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...

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Thinking Like a Lawyer Is Not Enough To Succeed in the Best Law Jobs

Law school famously trains law students to learn how to “think like a lawyer.” But that’s not enough to succeed in your legal career. Today’s lawyer needs to do more than just “think” like a lawyer. Today’s lawyer must be...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Outdated and Unusual Laws

                In the United States and internationally, there are numerous laws that are technically still in the books despite being outdated and unusual for modern times. In the United States, rather than having...

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Myths About Workaholics

Do workaholics get more negative recognition than necessary? According to studies, the perceived harmful effects from overworking are not from the amount of work given, but the person’s beliefs and emotions related to the work. David Ogilvy, a famous advertising...

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What Is an Equity Partner?

Becoming a partner in a law firm is a long-term goal for most associates, spending several years working, building the experience and skill set it takes in hopes of getting promoted to partnership. Once they have acquired their status in...

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Relocating for a Job

        Job relocation is becoming more common in the global economy as more law firms are starting to expand to new locations both nationally and internationally. Atlas Van Line’s 46th Annual Corporate Relocation Survey stated that, in 2012, 61% of...

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