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Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Snowden Docs Show American Law Firm Was Subject Of Spying

New York Times | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

The list of those caught up in the global surveillance net cast by the National Security Agency and its overseas partners, from social media users to ...

She Learned the Hard Way to Appreciate Her Employees

Karin Kamp | Posted 10.08.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

When Harvard Law graduate, Sheela Murthy, started her own law firm specializing in immigration law she was putting in 16-hour days and expected her small team of paralegals to do the same.

Suing the Old Boys' Club of Big Law

Kate McGuinness | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Kate McGuinness

When lawyers manage their own businesses, their own law firms, they should be expected to obey the law. Often, they don't -- especially when the law mandates equal treatment for female employees.

That Law Degree Just May Not Be Worth It

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

Planned your entire life around nabbing that law degree and pulling in automatic dough? Too bad. Within nine months of graduating, only 55 percent...

Sarah Shahi Charms as the Lead of USA Network's Fairly Legal

Brad Balfour | Posted 06.11.2012 | TV
Brad Balfour

Though the 32-old Sarah Shahi seems far too beautiful to be a feisty lawyer like Kate Reed in USA Network Friday night series Fairly Legal, the way she plays against her looks illustrates that she understands her character far too well.

Avoiding Unethical Attorneys

Shawna Vercher | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Shawna Vercher

As the economy continues its path of decline, two things are increasing -- law suits and crooked schemes. What happens when both of these collide and attorneys are the culprit?

Amanda Terkel

Law Firm Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban Faces Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the LGBT legal community are seriously considering breaking ties with the firm King & Spalding in light of this week's news t...

Slowing Down

Elizabeth Killingsworth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Killingsworth

People who want to succeed put themselves at the beck and call of their employers and are rewarded for doing so, muddying the waters as to when to take a step back and still maintain a successful career.

ABC's The Deep End Has Law Firm Diversity Dead On

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

While I can toss out most of The Deep End's antics as hyperbole -- no partner would allow a first year associate to go within 20 feet of a client--the show is 100% correct when it comes to life at a firm for blacks and Latinos.

Wall Street Lawyer on "The Positive Presumption"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Meet Eugene Lee, a mid-level associate at a Top 40 law firm on Wall Street who succeeds in business by being real, honest, and kind. Good news.