Law Student to Lawyer to Professor – The Road Less Taken

This is a great post by our friend Noah Kovacs that sheds light on a creative career path for lawyers. Enjoy!         For those practicing law or working in some type of legal capacity, their law school days may sometimes seem a distant and foggy memory, tucked far behind them. What with […]

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New Lawyer Tip of the Week: Bargaining Power

A friend of mine passed along this article about the psychology of negotiating or bargaining for your salary.  I find this so interesting.  Using our voice or defining our value is often a very difficult thing to do – and it is particularly difficult in a salary-negotiation session.  This is in part because we feel […]

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New Lawyer Tip of the Week – Four Reasons You Should Be Asking Questions (Despite Feeling Like You Have All the Answers)

I am so thrilled to introduce this week’s guest author, Annie Little of JD Nation.  If you are beginning your summer internship or a full time job this fall, you are going to love this post.  Thanks so much, Annie!  Enjoy! *     *     * So you’ve landed your first job with […]

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New Lawyer Tip of the Week – How Books Can Inspire & Improve Your Legal Career

I am so pleased to share a second guest post by our friend Chelsea Wilson of Washington University School of Law.  Last week, Chelsea set out some excellent guidelines for the art and style of legal writing.  This week, she’s talking all about how books can inspire and improve your legal career.  Once again, thank […]

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Tip of the Week: The Art & Style of Legal Writing

This week’s post was written by our friend Chelsea Wilson of Washington University School of Law. She takes a look at the art and style of legal writing and provides a clear, succinct guideline for your writing in both formal and informal situations.  Enjoy! *     *     * For many legal writers, […]

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Scholarship Information for Aspiring Law Students

Recently, the editors from Bestcriminaljustice.com contacted me about a post they prepared for aspiring law students.  The post concerns scholarship information for aspiring law students.  As it is incredibly timely (the cost of law school tuition is increasing exponentially and law school applications are down quite a bit) and well written, I thought I would […]

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Big News For Greenhorn Legal (Lots Of Goodies In It For You!)

BIG NEWS: After months of hard work, this website is now a fully integrated, on-demand practical skills training resource for law students, law schools, and law firms! All of the Greenhorn Legal content – previously offered via live programs only – is now available to you on my website. Members will have access to all […]

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Get On It!

Hey!  Are you on our list?  If not, get on it now!  We’re just days away from a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT that I don’t want you to miss, and I’m telling the people on my list first.  There will be prizes and some “movies,” too.  Basically, it’s a party, and you’re invited!   See you there! […]

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Free Speech Writing Webinar!

In the next couple of weeks, I am hosting a FREE speech writing webinar through Greenhorn Legal’s sister company, Greenhorn Bold.  In the webinar, we are talking about the ten fundamental steps to writing a bold and brilliant speech.  No matter where you go to law school, where you plan to work, or where you […]

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New Lawyer Tip of the Week: It’s Complicated

Relationships are key to success in any legal practice environment. From day one, you should have clear goals for initiating and building on your workplace relationships. Relationship building is an art. And like anything else, it takes a little patience and practice. It also takes some negotiating – no two relationship dynamics are alike. Still, […]

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