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The Law Firm of Gandhi & Mandela

Reposted from ilsccp.org (click here for original article) On the front page of last Sunday’s Chicago Tribune is a picture of Amy Cramer. I’ve never met Amy, but I’ve met many young attorneys like her. Amy graduated law school in 2011 and has been working at a contract job since. She joins the ranks of many of […]

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The Prognosis For a Career in Health Law is Very Good

Reposted from usnews.com (click for original article) Though many recent law school graduates have struggled finding employment, experts predict one area will be expanding: health care law. That’s thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the health care overhaul signed into law in 2010.”One of the nicknames for the Affordable Care Act is the ‘Lawyers Full […]

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How to Publish While You Are in Law School

Reposted by Lawyerist.com (click for original article) “You should try to publish at least one scholarly paper during your law school experience.” This excellent advice was offered by Harvard Law School’s Dean, Martha Minow, during a student meeting. I took this sound advice and published a paper in a business law journal while I was […]

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How to Play Clean Office Politics

Reposted from Inc. (click for original article) Most people think that office politics is bad for business. Nothing could be further from the truth. Office politics are an integral part of getting things done, regardless of whether you’re the CEO, a salesperson, or an intern working over the summer. The word “politics” comes from the […]

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Lawyers are Doctors, Too

Reposted from abajournal.com (click for original article) Like medical school students who earn an M.D. and graduate school students in any number of academic disciplines who earn a Ph.D., most law school students also receive a doctoral degree–juris doctor, to be precise. But lawyers are much less likely to use the doctor label than physicians […]

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Why You Never Finish Your To-Do Lists at Work (and How to Change That)

Reposted from forbes.com (click for original article) LinkedIn released a survey last year revealing that our professional to-do lists are in dire need of a makeover. Turns out, we’re not so good at “doing” the things we tell ourselves we need to do. In fact, almost 90% of professionals admitted they’re unable to accomplish all the tasks […]

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The Art of Taking Criticism Effectively

Reposted from theglasshammer.com (click for original post) No one really “likes” receiving criticism. No matter what kind of positive spin you put on its value, the truth is, it can make us feel badly to hear negative feedback, whether from peers or superiors. Sometimes we take criticism to heart, letting it fester and affect our […]

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR LAW STUDENTS

Reposted from survivelaw.com (click for original article) So the earth has made a full rotation around the sun again and it is time for those of us who believe in them to make New Year’s resolutions. If you’re still making plans for the new year, here are some law student-appropriate resolutions for 2013… In 2013 I […]

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