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There Are Bad Legal Recruiters Out There So Beware

There Are Bad Legal Recruiters Out There So Beware

Summary: Be aware of the signs that you are working with a bad recruiter so that you can protect yourself and find a good legal recruiter to help you. Not all legal recruiters can be trusted. They can quite often be placed in the same category as the dreaded car salesman, real estate agent, talent […]

Susman Puts Other Bonuses to Shame

Susman Puts Other Bonuses to Shame

Summary: Susman Godrey delivered their bonuses to associates this year in a big bundle, bigger than any other firm has given out yet this year. Cravath and all other law firms have officially been one-upped. The Houston-based Susman Godrey is not messing around when they look at bonuses or parties. For the firm’s annual holiday […]

Stay Far, Far Away from LL.M. Degrees

Stay Far, Far Away from LL.M. Degrees

Summary: Unless you fit a very small group of lawyers, LL.M. degrees are the biggest waste for attorneys to obtain if they wish to be taken seriously by law firms. In a recent article by Harrison Barnes, we can learn when LL.M. degrees are worth it and when they are not. You can get a […]

Thornton Law Firm Investigated for Political Donations

Thornton Law Firm Investigated for Political Donations

Summary: Thornton Law is being investigated for giving their partners bonuses matching the amount made for political donations. Thornton Law Firm has been caught by the Spotlight Team and the Center for Responsive Politics in a scheme tied to political donations. A review of law firm records found an unusual pattern of payments in which […]

Remove These Six Things From Your Resume

Remove These Six Things From Your Resume

Summary: There are six things you need to remove from your resume when applying for jobs at law firms if you want to be taken seriously as a competitive candidate. Read 6 Things Attorneys and Law Students Need to Remove from Their Resumes ASAP IF They Want to Get Jobs with the Most Prestigious Law […]

2017 Best Law Firms and Awards

2017 Best Law Firms and Awards

Summary:  Take a look at the top rated law firms in practice area and region in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report rankings. The much anticipated Best Law Firm rankings are out. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released a list for the seventh year in a row […]

University College London Develops AI “Judge”

University College London Develops AI “Judge”

Summary: The future of the legal industry is already seeing the influence of artificial intelligence in law firms but they may start popping up in the courtrooms as judges. Get ready for the takeover of the robots! Not only can they fulfill some of the same duties as attorneys but they may start filling some […]

Not Everyone Is Fit to Work in a Law Firm

Not Everyone Is Fit to Work in a Law Firm

Summary: Law firm work is not meant for everyone no matter what kind of credentials you have, so figure out now if you should be pursuing another career. Read Three Simple Ways to Tell If You Should Work (or Continue to Work) in a Law Firm to learn more. Investing the time and money into […]

Womble Carlyle Teams Up with ROSS Intelligence

Womble Carlyle Teams Up with ROSS Intelligence

Summary: In an effort to increase capabilities and services for their clients, Womble Carlyle entered into a partnership with ROSS Intelligence. Womble Carlyle is putting themselves into a position to be more competitive. Their client services and efficiencies are their top priorities so a partnership with ROSS Intelligence makes sense. ROSS will provide the firm […]

Slater and Gordon Faces Less Than Ideal Numbers

Slater and Gordon Faces Less Than Ideal Numbers

Summary: Slater and Gordon may have bitten off more than they can chew in their acquisition of Quindell in March 2015. One year has made a big difference for Slater & Gordon in the UK. The firm’s latest report shows a decrease in headcount by 16 percent. The firm, led by managing director Andrew Grech, […]

Set and Keep Priorities Where Your Job Is Not Number One

Set and Keep Priorities Where Your Job Is Not Number One

Summary: Keeping a set of priorities with health at the forefront is the only thing that will help an attorney stay successful during their career. Read How to Not Fail, Die or Go Crazy Practicing Law to learn more. It doesn’t take much for an attorney to reach their break point when practicing at a […]

Set and Keep Priorities Where Your Job Is Not Number One

Set and Keep Priorities Where Your Job Is Not Number One

Summary: Keeping a set of priorities with health at the forefront is the only thing that will help an attorney stay successful during their career. Read How to Not Fail, Die or Go Crazy Practicing Law to learn more. It doesn’t take much for an attorney to reach their break point when practicing at a […]

Fall 2016 Law Firm Market State

Fall 2016 Law Firm Market State

Summary: Find out what each market is experiencing in terms of hot practice areas and slow practice areas across the country. This just in! BCG Attorney Search has released the latest state of the market report. Read the full list at State of the Law Firm Hiring Market for Fall 2016 for more information. San […]

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