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The Secrets to Being a Happy Lawyer

Monica Zent | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Monica Zent

Associate attorneys may have the highest salaries but, in a recent survey, they were rated as having the "least happy" jobs, perhaps because of the lo...

3 Reasons the Legal Industry's Ripe for Tech Disruption

Monica Zent | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Monica Zent

As tech revolutionizes businesses as diverse as transportation, banking and healthcare, is there an industry that is effectively "tech proof?" Naming ...

The Hidden Truth About Law School Employment Stats

Tamesha Keel | Posted 06.22.2016 | College
Tamesha Keel

The perception of law graduates is that they are standing solemn holding a law degree, resumes, and a heavy burden of loan debt they can't pay off. However, this isn't the case for all graduates. Many are becoming savvier and using their versatile J.D. beyond the traditional practice of law.

Attention Lawyers: Now Is the Time to Get Social

Monica Zent | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Monica Zent

There's no reason to be intimidated -- there's not one right way to do social media. There are, however, best practices. These six suggestions are most useful to achieving a successful and productive presence on social media.

Are You 'the Polite Little Girl in the Room'?

Joan Williams | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

In this legal environment, sometimes the risk-averse approach of being the polite little girl in the room is, in fact, riskier than going after what you want.