How Coronavirus Uncertainty Is Good Practice For Working In Law

How Coronavirus Uncertainty Is Good Practice For Working In Law

This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about lessons learned during COVID-19 and how these are useful to practicing law! The last few months have certainly presented numerous challenges for law students and legal professionals alike. With many firms closed, others still considered essential, and still more in a gray area { Continue Reading }

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Young Lawyer Perspective – How To Keep Yourself Organized

Young Lawyer Perspective - How To Keep Yourself Organized

This week we welcome back guest writer Shirlene Armstrong to talk about staying organized as a newly admitted lawyer. Are you a newly admitted or “young” lawyer? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of work you have to do? Are you not even sure where to start or how to get yourself organized? You’re in luck! { Continue Reading }

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A Stranger in a Strange Land: Taking the Leap from Small Firm to Government Attorney

A Stranger in a Strange Land: Taking the Leap from Small Firm to Government Attorney

This week we welcome back guest writer Mark Livingston to talk about making the move from practicing law at a small firm to becoming a government attorney. I was a later-in-life entrant to law school. At 40 years old, I had already built a strong resume and worked in many good jobs, mostly in the public sector, { Continue Reading }

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Use Your Law School Skills During COVID-19

Use Your Law School Skills During COVID-19

This week we welcome guest writer and tutor Elizabeth Knox to talk about how to give back as a law student during the pandemic. If you ask the members of a 1L section why they chose to enter law school, you will get a solid mix of answers. Among those answers will certainly be desires to impact { Continue Reading }

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How To Deal With COVID-19 Disrupting Your Plans, Career and Everything In Between

How To Deal With COVID-19 Disrupting Your Plans, Career and Everything In Between

This week we’re hearing from guest writer Shirlene Armstrong about how to handle the changes and upheaval due to COVID-19. If you are like me, you are a planner. You think ahead to the future and have a plan of what you want to do and how. I am a very “Type A” kind of person, { Continue Reading }

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Why Being A Woman In Law Is An Advantage

Why Being A Woman In Law Is An Advantage

This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about some advantages to being a woman in the legal field. As women, we constantly hear about all of the reasons why the legal profession can be difficult. Clients assume we’re not tough. We have to earn clients’ respect. We have to earn the respect of our { Continue Reading }

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Young Lawyer Perspective – A Day in My Life, Working From Home

Young Lawyer Perspective - A Day in My Life, Working From Home

This week we welcome back guest writer Shirlene Armstrong to talk about starting out as a new lawyer and working from home in the age of COVID-19. If someone told me that I would spend my first year in practice working from home for numerous weeks (potentially months), I would think they were trying to pull my leg. However, this { Continue Reading }

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Three Women Who Are a Reminder That You Can Persevere

Three Women Who Are a Reminder That You Can Persevere

This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to discuss some well-known female role models and what lessons we can learn from them. Woman; the epitome of strength, resilience, courage and empathy in human form. The personification of power and perseverance and if we’re keeping it all the way real, the backbone behind movements that have { Continue Reading }

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Three Keys To Career Success

Three Keys To Career Success

This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about how to achieve career success. With everything you have to worry about while in law school, it’s sometimes hard to lose sight of the fact that you’re going to law school for the express purpose of getting a job after graduation, presumably in the legal field. { Continue Reading }

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Changing Paths: Becoming an Attorney as a Second Career

Changing Paths: Becoming an Attorney as a Second Career

This week we welcome back guest writer Mark Livingston to talk about his path to becoming an attorney after another career. During the 20th Century, it was common for people to have one job for a lifetime. People would begin working for one company, and decades later, retire from that same company with a gold { Continue Reading }

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