LawCrossing’s Top 10 Most Popular Job Seeker Articles of 2018

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LawCrossing’s Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2018

2018 was a banner year for new top-tier associates in large prestigious law firms, as their yearly pay rose to $190,000. At the same time, lawyers who weren’t comfortable in the legal practice were given a good number of possible professions in which their law degree could come in handy. Readers also found out that it could be very beneficial to their legal career to pass the bar in more than one state. Additionally, readers learned exactly what a corporate lawyer is and what they do. These and the articles listed below comprise the 10 most popular 2018 articles for job candidates on LawCrossing.
  1. 60 Nontraditional Jobs You Can Do With A Law Degree (And Should Strongly Consider Doing)

A law degree is one of the most versatile and far-reaching accomplishment offered from accredited graduate schools. With a law degree, a person can seek careers in any area from banking and business to news reporting. If you have a law degree, but suddenly have no desire to practice law, find out what career alternatives may lie in store for you through this article.
  1. The Life And Career Of Kathleen Zellner, Founding Partner, Law Offices Of Kathleen T. Zellner

This article profiles Kathleen Zellner, one of the most successful trial lawyers of our time.
  1. Pass The Bar In One State, Work In Another

What are the benefits of taking the bar exam in different states? Simply put, by doing so you broaden your practice area exponentially. This can result in your book of business growing as well as speeding up other concerns such as the elimination of your law school student debt.
  1. What Does A Corporate Lawyer Do?

Are you interested in corporate law? Corporate law is a practice area found in many top-tier law firms. Just know that if you become a corporate lawyer, you will, as this article explains, have more responsibilities, particularly in business, than many other types of law.
  1. 4 Most Lucrative Legal Practice Areas Today

Attorneys should never be ashamed of wanting, then going after the big bucks within a lucrative practice field. This article highlights the four most lucrative practice areas within today’s legal field.
  1. What Does It Mean When A Lawyer Says “Permission To Treat The Witness As Hostile?”

From the O.J. Simpson trial to courtroom dramas that play on television, we’ve all heard the question before:Permission to treat the witness as hostile? Thing is, what exactly does that question mean? Read this article to find out.
  1. Top Law Schools Analyzed And Ranked By America’s Top Legal Recruiter Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes discusses the nation’s top law schools, and how going to one of them can lead to a strong boost to your legal career.
  1. 25 Reasons Most Attorneys Hate The Practice Of Law And Go Crazy (And What To Do About It)

Is your law practice putting a damper on your life? This article outlines the 25 most common reasons that lead attorneys to hate law and subsequently lose themselves over their legal practice. Fortunately, this article also explains how the hatred and insanity of law can be overcome.
  1. Late Bloomers: Going To Law School Later In Life

Just in the same way that law is a fluid entity in itself, it is also timeless. To that end, those who practice law can be timelessness in and of themselves, which explains why it is often said one is never too old to go to law school and afterward, practice law.
  1. 2017 1st Year Salaries And Bonuses Of The Top Law Firms

2017 saw an uptick in associate salaries paid out by BigLaw law firms that touched the $190,000 mark. Those firms that did not offer such high associate salaries compensated by paying bonuses that also reached record dollar amounts. Find out who those law firms are in this article.

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