The wait to hear about an online job application is often too long, and the process is often discouraging. If you don’t have a personal connection to the employer, it will be d[...]Continue reading »
One of the striking things about law practice is our “sink-or-swim” mentality when it comes to junior associates. They do their law studies, we recruit them through various mec[...]Continue reading »
It was my worst nightmare as a young lawyer. I had spent hours and hours cite checking a brief, only to have a more senior colleague say, “Shari, these citations are all wrong[...]Continue reading »
A family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and rec[...]Continue reading »
Nothing But the Ruth!
As I looked out at the audience while teaching a CLE course recently, I started to wonder how many of them were there because they were interested in the material or because they j[...]Continue reading »
The Friday Five
It's a short list of skills that separate great performers from average performers. Confidence, also called presence, is one of those critical skills. Those who have it (or fake it[...]Continue reading »