12 Things I’d Do if I Were An Unemployed 3L

With all the gloom and doom reporting out lately ( only half of graduating law students can expect jobs ! and so forth), I've been thinking about what someone who's graduating from law school in a couple of months without a job offer can do, right now, to improve their prospects. I don't...

Looking for Work? 7 Tips for a Remarkable Résumé

It's no secret that the legal job market is tough these days. If you're going to stand out, you need a fantastic résumé. Here are some tips: 1) Make a great first impression. How long do you think the average hiring manager looks at a résumé? Thirty seconds?...

Tips for 1L Success

It's back to school season, and for some intrepid souls, that means the start of the infamous and much-feared 1L year. We'll assume you've already watched The Paper Chase while chewing your nails off, so here are some more practical tips for a successful first year of law school: Go to...

Learning and Teaching by Sharing Mistakes

I would like to share some key teaching techniques that I have found effective. I'll give you a hint - you've got to start with assumption busting. In the course of running Greenhorn Legal (and now Greenhorn Bold ), I have researched and adopted various teaching techniques and styles. Each...

Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Cards

Well, in general, why does anyone need a business card? I use them as a logical, manageable way to communicate my contact information to another person. It's a physical object that someone can refer to at a later time to either get in touch with me, or pass my contact information to another. ...