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    Continuing Legal Education

    State Requirements Thirty-four states now require that attorneys take continuing legal education (CLE) courses in order to retain their license to practice law. Attorneys in these states are required, on average, to complete from 12 to 15 credit...

    Outsourcing of Legal Work-How Serious Is It?

    The practice of law would seem to be one of the few areas that is safe from the outsourcing trends that have had such a profound affect on American business. That’s no longer the case. According to the New York Law Journal : “Outsourcing...

    Associate Salaries-Money vs. Quality of Life

    What’s more important to you – your salary or your social life? As income increases lead to rising billable hour requirements and less time for family, friends and fun, associates should take stock in what’s most important to them. ...

    Knock! Knock! Who's There Behind That Office Door?

    Your future. It’s out there … somewhere. All you need is the right organization, the right door and the right person impressed enough with you to open it. Now, chances are, opportunity won’t come calling. You’ll be the one...

    A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide to Creating and Implementing a Personal Business Plan

    You're bright, talented with big ambitions for the future. Perhaps you want to make partner or start your own IP boutique. Or, maybe you see yourself leading the legal team of a global technology company. Whatever your dream— modest or bold—you'll...

    A New Look at Your J.D.-Aligning Your Career with Your Passions

    You’re living your dream—you secured your law degree, passed the bar and are now working at a prestigious law firm. That’s a tremendous accomplishment. However, if the demands of the billable-hour environment have dampened your enthusiasm...

    Proving Your Worth: Compensation Negotiation Tips for New Law School Graduates

    Law school teaches students to be effective advocates for their clients, but few students are taught to be effective advocates for themselves. As you begin your job search, remember to advocate for your own benefit by negotiating for a higher compensation...

    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...

    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...

    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...