RMN'S Blog

Understanding the Keys to Lateral Success

So you’re working with a new firm! Congratulations! While there’s a lot to enjoy in this exciting new chapter of your career, you need to be prepared for some the specific challenges you will face as a lateral attorney. We...

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Figuring Out Whether a Firm Genuinely Cares About Its Attorneys

How many of you feel that your firm genuinely cares about you? For those of you reading who are employers of other attorneys — how do you think your team would answer that question if you were not around? Working...

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Preparing for a Graceful Exit to Begin Life at a New Firm

“When is your last day again?” This is a question that you will hear when you are preparing to leave your current employer and transition to a new employer. It probably feels a little weird to be asked that question...

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Getting Started: Being Able to Afford to Change Legal Careers

Looking for a change? Can you afford it? No really—do you have money to afford the change you are seeking? As a legal recruiter, a lot of times the topic of finance is narrowed to discussions about compensation. After all,...

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Advancing as In-House Counsel

You’ve gone in house. You’ve made it right? Or maybe you’re not in house and want to make it in house because then you’re set—right? Sort of. On the one hand, you’ve tossed away the billable hour—but that does not...

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The Legal Employer Checklist to Retain Top Legal Talent

I’ve had the opportunity to converse with many legal employers about what they want to accomplish and who they need to hire to to do it. Legal employers spend a lot of time thinking and talking about talent. Talent departures...

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Building Communication Skills to Build a Successful Legal Career

A great lawyer delivers excellent service to his or her client. Part of delivering excellent service is communicating effectively. You would think that a profession that relies so much on words would be composed of communication masters—but that isn’t the...

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Succeeding in Your Legal Career While Waiting for Bar Exam Results

Are you a lawyer yet? This is a weird question for most entry level “lawyers” to answer at this time. Yes, you finished law school and took the bar (or maybe you are a lawyer in another state but since...

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To BigLaw or Not to BigLaw? (Part II)

Is being a “BigLaw” attorney really a viable career track? It is—if you are in Atlanta! (Okay…technically, BigLaw is a viable career track if you are in the right market—Atlanta happens to be one of the right markets). According to...

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Don’t Let a Foolish Answer Stop You From Landing The Best Law Jobs

Positioning yourself to land the best law job means impressing legal recruiters and employers. Although most lawyers and law students are comfortable with writing persuasively, many squander the opportunity to maximize making a great impression during their interviews or when...

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