On Tuesday morning, I’m going to film a video for a major test prep company about how to choose a law school. In preparation, I’ve been doing a bit of research and wanted to share my results with you. When you’re deciding how much debt is reasonable to take on in order to obtain your
One of my clients started a blog this week (Lawlicious) and promises to document her adventures through law school. She started off by doing something very smart – she contacted Kevin Houchin, Esq. after hearing my interview with him on BlogTalkRadio. She then reviewed his book (“Fuel the Fire: Success in Law School and Beyond”)
One of my clients asked me about a one week pre-law summer institute that promised a “certificate of completion” that would WOW law schools. She wanted to know my thoughts on whether she should participate. What is a reason to participate in this kind of program? To spend a week talking about and studying law
Here’s a great piece on how social networking can benefit you as an attorney, therefore justifying all the time you spend on these sites in college and law school. Thanks to Amanda Ellis for pointing it out to me today in her Facebook status!
I just found a great blog by an attorney. Among some funny articles, I found a post about how the employment trend is impacting the desireability of legal internships with nonprofit organizations. Here’s how one nonprofit is reacting: See Litination.
9 to 5: 9 Observations Regarding the Legal Job Market & 5 Strategies for New Attorneys Entering the 2009 Legal Job Market – A 3 Part Series (Part 3 of 3) By Amanda C. Ellis, Esq. Parts 1 and 2 of this post examined 9 observations regarding the legal job market:(1) layoffs; (2) hiring freezes;
9 to 5: 9 Observations Regarding the Legal Job Market & 5 Strategies for New Attorneys Entering the 2009 Legal Job Market – A 3 Part Series (Part 2 of 3) By Amanda C. Ellis, Esq. Part 1 of this post examined 4 observations regarding the current legal job market and all 4 observations concerned
I am not a career counselor, but everyone applying to law school should be thinking about the marketability of a lawyer’s skills and education. I called upon a real expert in legal hiring, Amanda Ellis, president of Amanda Ellis Legal Search (www.aellislegal.com). Amanda focuses on the placement of bankruptcy attorneys nationwide and of all attorneys