Legal Career Development

how to be a good mentee

Three Tips on How to be a Great Mentee

Meyling Ly Ortiz | How to be a Great Mentee

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 21, 2022
is law school worth it

Was Law School Worth It?

Accounts from 10 lawyers. Some who have no regrets about getting a law degree, and others who aren’t so sure if law school was worth it.

Annie Little - August 25, 2022
in-house counsel

Even In-House Counsel Need to Market

Educate clients on how to manage their relationship with the legal department to excel in their own career. You’ll both be stars.

Theda C. Snyder - August 25, 2022
bar exam

Can You Relocate Without Taking a New Bar Exam?

Relocating once you are a licensed attorney brings special headaches. Megan Zavieh explains ways you may be able to remain a practicing lawyer in a new state — without taking another bar exam.

Megan Zavieh - August 25, 2022
learning mindset

New Law Firm Job? Overcome Performance Anxiety With a Learning Mindset

You’ve accepted the position and are excited about joining your new law firm. But will you be able to live up to expectations?

Keith Rollag - August 20, 2022
first-year associate

17 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Associate

Jay Harrington | When you are a first-year associate, the way is fraught with booby-traps. Here are 17 tips to help you become an excellent attorney.

Jay Harrington - August 12, 2022
Greg Colburn

Greg Colburn: How to Be a Top Lawyer in Your Niche

Interview | Greg Colburn says grit, empathy and the ability to strategize drive his success as a PI lawyer.

Chere Estrin - August 10, 2022

The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - August 3, 2022
lawyer burnout

Why Are You at the Office Until 10 p.m.?

Jay Harrington | As a young lawyer, my nocturnal schedule was a choice — a result of my failure to make choices that could have helped me avoid exhaustion and burnout.

Jay Harrington - July 29, 2022
John Tolley, how to be a top trial lawyer

John Tolley: How to Be a Top Trial Lawyer in Your Niche

Chere Estrin | Civil trial lawyer John Tolley's advice on becoming a successful litigator.

Chere Estrin - July 27, 2022

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