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The Emergence of Online Learning in the Legal World

The Emergence of Online Learning in the Legal World 2020 has been a year of many challenges and this looks to be the case for many months to come. For those embarking on legal education, the global pandemic is changing the way it normally operates. Those that already have their legal degrees will describe their time at university as traditional. However, this is the year that law schools have been forced to adjust and come into the 21st century. In particular, technology has saved the day for many institutions, as well as their law students. + read more


Biglaw Firms Address Mental Health

Biglaw Firms Address Mental Health For far too long, there has been a stigma associated with mental health issues. The stigma kept many attorneys, in high-pressure and demanding jobs, silent about their struggles with mental health problems. Far too many have left the profession, or at least the arena of big law, due to burning out. Burn out was more acceptable than calling it a mental health problem such as anxiety, depression, or any number of other issues that ended the big law careers of many promising attorneys. + read more


Alcoholism in the Arena of Biglaw

Alcoholism in the Arena of Biglaw There is little question that Biglaw is a drinking culture. Meetings take place over drinks, wins, and losses are celebrated and mourned with alcohol, and firm social events seem to always revolve around the open bar. Contributing to the high rate of alcoholism is the high-stress work environment that marks most Biglaw firms. + read more


How to Pitch Your Firm to Attract New Talent and New Business

How to Pitch Your Firm to Attract New Talent and New Business Law students who interview with numerous firms before making a final decision can tell you that each firm makes a standard pitch largely undifferent from every other firm of a similar size. If the firm is large, they all try to emphasize the diversity and experience, and if they are small, they pitch the angle of a faster trip up the ladder. The same is true when attracting new clients. If a business shops for new counsel, they are likely to hear the same pitch about why they should choose this firm over and over again. + read more


Biglaw Shares Many Similarities with the Government

Biglaw Shares Many Similarities with the Government The American economy tanked fast as soon as closures started rolling out because of the coronavirus pandemic. The country needed a stimulus bill and needed it quickly, and every politician in Washington knew it was in their best political interest to appear bipartisan on the issue. A global pandemic and the tumbling economy was not enough to stop them from padding the bill with ridiculous amounts of money for their pet projects, though. + read more


The Importance of Performance Check-ins in the Legal Sphere

The Importance of Performance Check-ins in the Legal Sphere Performance check-ins can be a formal review or a casual conversation between the parties, but it is essential that they happen frequently. Performace reviews, or check-ins, help attorneys, partners, and legal support staff address problems and acknowledge improvements promptly. + read more


How to Hire a Lateral Attorney

How to Hire a Lateral Attorney A law firm is a demanding workplace, and each has a very defined culture. Some firms view attorneys who are seeking lateral moves potential problems because they are leaving one firm for another. Those in charge of the hiring process want to a clear understanding of why they are seeking a lateral move. + read more


Biglaw Is Losing Out On Legal Work

Biglaw Is Losing Out On Legal Work
Trends That Are Changing the Market for Biglaw
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Biglaw Firm’s Porn Days Seem To Be Over

Biglaw Firm’s Porn Days Seem To Be Over
Fox Rothschild LLP is officially out of the porn game + read more


Mandatory Biglaw Psychological Counseling Seems Like An Occam’s Razor Problem

Mandatory Biglaw Psychological Counseling Seems Like An Occam’s Razor Problem
Lawyer Stress: Let's Deal with the Root Cause & Not Just Manage the Symptoms + read more


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