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Does Cooperative Placement Accelerate Law Student Professional Development?

The title of an earlier essay posed a threshold question for legal ed reform: "If We Make Legal Education More Experiential, Would it Really Matter?" (Legal Whiteboard, Feb 2014). I answered "yes" but admitted it was only...more

Supercharging Lawyer Development Through Feedback, NALP Bulletin (June 2014)

Legal education and the legal profession under-invest in developmental feedback. In the years to come, however, that is bound to change. The reason is simple: The costs of feedback, in time and emotional labor, are...more

Fixing Law Schools: Are More Types of Degrees the Answer?  [Video]

May 14, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Rebecca Roiphe, professor at New York Law School, talks with Lee Pacchia about the difficulties facing lower tier law schools as they adapt to emerging market trends. While some have called for...more

ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs  [Video]

May 7, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Elie Mystal, editor at Above the Law, talks with Lee Pacchia about their new(ish) law school rankings. Mystal says ATL's rankings attempt to favor a law school's track record with finding...more

Florida Business Litigation Update: “Confidential” Settlements Really Need to Remain Confidential

The vast majority of bona fide commercial cases end in settlement. It has become a generally accepted practice in commercial practices to include a confidentiality provision in settlements so as to ensure that the parties...more

Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School  [Video]

Nov. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Wolfson, partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and chair of the firm's professional development committee, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Milbank@Harvard program. The...more

Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings  [Video]

Oct. 10 ( Bloomberg Law) -- Law schools need to find ways to cut the expense of merit scholarships, which they "use to buy students . . . with high LSATs" to improve the schools' US News rankings, Brooklyn Law School Dean and...more

How Bryan Cave Grooms Rainmakers  [Video]

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Steve Sunshine, partner at Bryan Cave, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his program to help attorneys in the firm acquire new business....more

Consultant: Legal Ethics Rulemaking Outpaced By Technology  [Video]

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Adrian Dayton, law firm consultant and columnist for National Law Journal, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about three recent legal ethics opinions on lawyers and law firms using LinkedIn....more

Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program  [Video]

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the school's new 2 year law degree program and the prospects for a federal ranking system of...more

Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers  [Video]

Aug. 29 (Bloomberg Law ) -- Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how a recent set of disciplinary actions against law school...more

Jobs, Funding For Courts On Agenda For New ABA President  [Video]

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Silkenat, incoming president for the American Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law' s Lee Pacchia about his plans for for his term....more

Does This New ABA Report Signal Change For Law Schools? [Video]

Aug. 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Brian Leiter, professor at the University of Chicago Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the American Bar Association's recent report on the state of legal education in America. ...more

Sea Change in the Legal Market, NALP Bulletin (Aug 2013)

This article examines the change in the entry level legal market over the last ten years and concludes that a sea change is in progress. This conclusion is based on three core findings. First, between 2002 and 2012, the...more

Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"  [Video]

July 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Stephen Sheppard, assistant dean and professor at University of Arkansas School of Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that fundamental tenets of the law school reform movement are flat-out...more

BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best [Video]

July 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Jay Grushkin, hiring partner at New York's Milbank Tweed, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how the hiring season has changed since the recession in BigLaw began in 2008. Elite law schools...more

Kanzlei Life! No 4 Das Juristenmagazin für Rechtsanwälte und Notare in Deutschland, Ausgabe 02/2013

Kanzlei Life - Das Magazin für Anwälte & Notare in Deutschland, Ausgabe 02/2013 News, Facts, und Kanzleimarketing für & aus dem lebendigen Kanzleialltag in Deutschland Sehr geehrte Leserin, sehr geehrter...more

Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships  [Video]

June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- John Thies, outgoing president for the Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's report on the impact of law school debt on the delivery of...more

NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment  [Video]

June 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Leipold, Executive Director for the National Association for Law Placement, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's annual report on the job market for law school...more

A advocacia e a luta por liberdade e por amor

Nesta segunda década do século XXI, inegáveis foram os avanços rumo à defesa e à promoção dos direitos da população LGBT. No Brasil, a força da Justiça que animou esse movimento, com atuação valorosa dos profissionais do...more

Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong  [Video]

May 16 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Faure, Global Leader of Legal Services for Ernst & Young, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that the needs of general counsels at large corporations have changed in recent years and that most...more

Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?  [Video]

May 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Elie Mystal, editor at Above the Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that his blog's new law school rankings sought to list the top 50 American law schools by relying on an "outcome based"...more

With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession [Video]

May 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Just as legal process outsourcers are stealing business from law firms today by doing it cheaper, they too will face pressure in the coming years from technologies that can do the the job even cheaper...more

Every Lawyer is a Technologist: Take a Step Back to Take the First Step Forward

Don't be entirely distracted or frightened by emerging technologies and their effect on the practice of law. Lawyers already use technology every day even if they never turn on a computer. Technology is not just computers...more

Kanzlei Life! No 3 Das Juristenmagazin für Rechtsanwälte und Notare in Deutschland, Ausgabe 01/2013

Kanzlei Life - Das Magazin für Anwälte & Notare in Deutschland, Ausgabe 01/2013 News, Facts, und Kanzleimarketing für & aus dem lebendigen Kanzleialltag in Deutschland Sehr geehrte Leserin, sehr geehrter Leser, wie Sie...more

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