JD Journal Announces Payment for Tips, Competitor Above the Law Responds with Personal Attacks

On the morning of March 21, legal industry news site JD Journal announced that they would pay for tips regarding law firm news. Later that afternoon, Above the Law, a major competitor, posted a vicious personal attack against the journal’s Editor In Chief, Harrison Barnes. If the timing of this art...

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Top Ten Ways to Get Your First Job after Law School

LawCrossing recently published a list of the “.” The list was authored by legal recruiting expert and attorney, Harrison Barnes.

New attorneys today must battle with a difficult legal job market. The economy’s decline took with it...

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What No Attorney Wants You to Know – Why There Are Fewer Law Firm Jobs

 

Summary: Why are there really fewer law firm jobs out there? While the declining legal market, the recession, and increased law school enrollment have all been blamed, what is the real reason fewer law firm jobs are available? These questions are explored in this .

Wh...

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International Attorney Jobs: International Legal Jobs for Americans

The idea of spending a few years abroad can be very appealing. A stint working in another country can offer a richer experience than could ever be gained as a tourist. It is also, sadly, true that relatively few people act on such ideas. As the years pass, plans for foreign working adventures often get put on hold, before ...

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International Attorney Jobs: International Legal Jobs for Americans

The idea of spending a few years abroad can be very appealing. A stint working in another country can offer a richer experience than could ever be gained as a tourist. It is also, sadly, true that relatively few people act on such ideas. As the years pass, plans for foreign working adventures often get put on hold, before ...

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Veteran Legal Recruiter Gives Seven Reasons Why Practicing Law May be Worse than Being in a POW Camp

Summary: An introduction to Harrison Barnes’ article about what it is like to be a lawyer nowadays.

In his article, you might go in expecting a gentle tease about how darn stressful it is being a lawyer nowadays. Be forewarned: the tone is more sober. The title isn’t even ironic. Harr...

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