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Part-Time Practice Programs
Posted on 16 Feb 2009 by LexisHub Staff

The Project for Attorney Retention, an initiative of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law, has posted a table that summarizes several essential features of part-time programs at selected law firms. According to the site, Over... Read More

Legal Dangers Of Video Resumes - Has Elle Woods Met Her Match?
Posted on 25 Aug 2009 by Martindale.com

Before you hit the record button, Michael D. Young considers discrimination, copyright/trademark, fairness, trade secret, slander and libel issues. . Courtesy: Martindale.com by Michael D. Young View Biography Alston & Bird LLP View Firm... Read More

Bar Associations
Posted on 27 Feb 2008 by AME3bg

This section includes profiles of and links to state, national and international Bar associations. The information includes current officers, organization profiles, contacts, annual meetings, and sections. International Bar Associations Inter... Read More

Missouri Bar’s New Lawyer Survival Guide
Posted on 12 Feb 2009 by LexisHub Staff

The Missouri Bar Association provides a free online “New Lawyer Survival Guide” with helpful tips on issues ranging from dealing with clients and other attorneys to client development and court personnel. The introduction provides, The... Read More

Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women: Creating Pathways to Success for All
Posted on 25 Feb 2009 by AME3bg

Building on the success of its 2006 report, Creating Pathways to Success , the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s (“WBA”) Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women (“Initiative”) moved into... Read More

Professional Associations
Posted on 27 Feb 2008 by AME3bg

The links below will take you to information about associations focused on the legal professions and their Web sites. American Association of Law Libraries American Bar Association American Health Lawyers Association Association of Corporate... Read More

From Backpack to Briefcase: A Transitions Program for Law Students
Posted on 24 Apr 2009 by Duplicate-Do Not Use-Lisa McManus

Last week, I attended the Backpack to Briefcase program presented by the National Association of Women Lawyers at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. NAWL bills this offering as “a revolutionary program for law students and recent law school... Read More

Opting Back In Program: Helping Attorneys Return to the Law
Posted on 22 May 2009 by Project for Attorney Retention

Are you ready to "on ramp"? That is, are you an attorney who is ready to return to legal practice after leaving law for a year or more to care for your family? Two years ago, the University of California Hastings College of the Law's Center... Read More

Resource for Minority Law Students and Early Career Attorneys
Posted on 23 Jul 2008 by AME3bg

According to its mission statement, the Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program , or PALS ®, is dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of minority law students and early career attorneys by offering customized mentoring, educational,... Read More

Everything You Wanted to Know About Starting Bonuses but Were Afraid to Ask
Posted on 17 Jul 2008 by AME3bg

Wondering who has the best bar reimbursements, stipends and bonuses, salary advances, moving expenses, stub bonuses, and payback requirements? Above the Law has created an aggregated table based on comments and tips that were submitted. Also available... Read More

Interested in the Real Scoop on Law Firms’ Work/Life Programs?
Posted on 24 Apr 2009 by Project for Attorney Retention

Would you like to know if the firm you are interviewing with or thinking of joining has any part-time partners, pays full benefits to reduced hours attorneys, or has promoted reduced hours associates to partner? The Project for Attorney Retention (PAR... Read More

Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women: Creating Pathways to Success
Posted on 25 Feb 2009 by AME3bg

In 2006, the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) launched its groundbreaking Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women (“Initiative”). The Initiative focused on three questions. What do DC firms... Read More

Comparing Law Firm Metrics
Posted on 13 Jun 2008 by AME3bg

Wondering how the associate salaries in the firms you are considering compare? What about billable hour requirements? And how many attorneys are in that office, anyway? Alreadybored.com maintains a comparative list of large firms by region that sets forth... Read More

Emerging Extended Pro Bono Placement Models
Posted on 30 Apr 2009 by Michael G. Bergmann

Law firms increasingly are finding that they have excess capacity in their attorney ranks due to the economic slowdown. As a result, many of these firms would like to place some of their current or incoming attorneys at legal aid and other public service... Read More

Resources for Unemployed Attorneys
Posted on 24 Mar 2009 by LexisHub Staff

Multiple resources exist to assist unemployed members of the bar. Here are a few to get you started on your quest for dealing with current realities and landing a new position: American Bar Association State Bar of Georgia New York State Bar Association... Read More

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  • Blog Post: Professional Associations

    The links below will take you to information about associations focused on the legal professions and their Web sites. American Association of Law Libraries American Bar Association American Health Lawyers Association Association of Corporate Counsel Association of Legal Administrators...
  • Blog Post: Bar Associations

    This section includes profiles of and links to state, national and international Bar associations. The information includes current officers, organization profiles, contacts, annual meetings, and sections. International Bar Associations Inter-American Bar Association U.S.-Mexico Bar Association...
  • Blog Post: Law Firm Associations

    This section comprises listings of networks of law firms, usually international in scope. Many have been established for the joint practice of law, others to collect information, publish, sponsor seminars, and serve as a source of referrals. Basic listings include location and contact information...
  • Blog Post: Parental Leave Policies

    Is a firm’s parental leave policy an issue for you? The Associate Pirate has been posting a running table of maternity and paternity leave policies based on survey reponses, comments, and tips. View the maternity leave table. View the paternity leave table. Thanks to the Associate Pirate...
  • Blog Post: Comparing Law Firm Metrics

    Wondering how the associate salaries in the firms you are considering compare? What about billable hour requirements? And how many attorneys are in that office, anyway? Alreadybored.com maintains a comparative list of large firms by region that sets forth compensation and other pertinent data. The site...
  • Blog Post: Everything You Wanted to Know About Starting Bonuses but Were Afraid to Ask

    Wondering who has the best bar reimbursements, stipends and bonuses, salary advances, moving expenses, stub bonuses, and payback requirements? Above the Law has created an aggregated table based on comments and tips that were submitted. Also available is info on whether you have to pay it all back when...
  • Blog Post: Postponed Starting Dates

    Given the current economic climate, cost-cutting measures at Biglaw are not surprising. Belts are tightening all around. How widespread is the problem? Several sources are reporting on the phenomenon. Law.com reports that Howard Rice has delayed several associates' start date by a year . ...
  • Blog Post: Resource for Minority Law Students and Early Career Attorneys

    According to its mission statement, the Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program , or PALS ®, is dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of minority law students and early career attorneys by offering customized mentoring, educational, and professional development opportunities. PALS ®...
  • Blog Post: Women in Law & Business

    For both an educational and networking event, HB Litigation Conferences is hosting “Women in Law & Business: How to Arrive, Survive & Thrive at the Top,” an afternoon program on March 3 at the Westin Grand in Washington, DC. The program chairs are Robin Silver Esq. of Miles &...
  • Blog Post: Missouri Bar’s New Lawyer Survival Guide

    The Missouri Bar Association provides a free online “New Lawyer Survival Guide” with helpful tips on issues ranging from dealing with clients and other attorneys to client development and court personnel. The introduction provides, The transition from law school to the workplace is a...
  • Blog Post: Part-Time Practice Programs

    The Project for Attorney Retention, an initiative of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law, has posted a table that summarizes several essential features of part-time programs at selected law firms. According to the site, Over the last several years, we have seen more firms...
  • Blog Post: Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women: Creating Pathways to Success for All

    Building on the success of its 2006 report, Creating Pathways to Success , the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s (“WBA”) Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women (“Initiative”) moved into its second phase with a focus on the dwindling number...
  • Blog Post: Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women: Creating Pathways to Success

    In 2006, the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) launched its groundbreaking Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women (“Initiative”). The Initiative focused on three questions. What do DC firms and women lawyers perceive to be the stumbling...
  • Blog Post: Resources for Unemployed Attorneys

    Multiple resources exist to assist unemployed members of the bar. Here are a few to get you started on your quest for dealing with current realities and landing a new position: American Bar Association State Bar of Georgia New York State Bar Association Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center...
  • Blog Post: From Backpack to Briefcase: A Transitions Program for Law Students

    Last week, I attended the Backpack to Briefcase program presented by the National Association of Women Lawyers at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. NAWL bills this offering as “a revolutionary program for law students and recent law school graduates who are making the transition from...
  • Blog Post: Interested in the Real Scoop on Law Firms’ Work/Life Programs?

    Would you like to know if the firm you are interviewing with or thinking of joining has any part-time partners, pays full benefits to reduced hours attorneys, or has promoted reduced hours associates to partner? The Project for Attorney Retention (PAR) can be a terrific resource for you as you decide...
  • Blog Post: Emerging Extended Pro Bono Placement Models

    Law firms increasingly are finding that they have excess capacity in their attorney ranks due to the economic slowdown. As a result, many of these firms would like to place some of their current or incoming attorneys at legal aid and other public service organizations for extended periods so that these...
  • Blog Post: Opting Back In Program: Helping Attorneys Return to the Law

    Are you ready to "on ramp"? That is, are you an attorney who is ready to return to legal practice after leaving law for a year or more to care for your family? Two years ago, the University of California Hastings College of the Law's Center for WorkLife Law (WLL) launched the "Opting...
  • Blog Post: Legal Dangers Of Video Resumes - Has Elle Woods Met Her Match?

    Before you hit the record button, Michael D. Young considers discrimination, copyright/trademark, fairness, trade secret, slander and libel issues. . Courtesy: Martindale.com by Michael D. Young View Biography Alston & Bird LLP View Firm Credentials Los Angeles Office I must be too...