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The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (Sept. 12, 2014)

Which of Your Selves Comes Forward as a Lawyer? Kate McGuinness talks about how career (and life) plans might evolve to reveal different “selves,” and how to handle this situation when it occurs. (The Girl’s Guide to...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (Sept. 5, 2014)

From Around The Web: Graduates Highlight the Pros and Cons of Law School: Despite a challenging job market, many prospective lawyers give much of their law school experience high marks. (U.S. News Education)...more

Back to (Law) School: Ediscovery Education by the Numbers

Ediscovery Pop Quiz! Question: What do you get when you add the number of law schools with the number of ediscovery classes offered and then divide by the number of students who enroll in these classes? Answer:...more

FRB Governor Tarullo Makes Presentation Concerning Alignment of Bank Corporate Governance and Prudential Regulation

FRB Governor Daniel K. Tarullo made a provocative presentation concerning bank corporate governance and prudential regulation to corporate and financial law professors and other attendees at the Midyear Meeting of the...more

EEOC Joins Office of U.S. Attorney, Bar Association, Law School in Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Agencies to Explore How Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Remade America - MEMPHIS, Tenn. - On Friday, June 13, the Birmingham and Memphis District Offices of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...more

Hogan: Summer Associate Programs are "Extended Interviews"  [Video]

June 10, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Mariana Hogan, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Student Development at New York Law School, talks with Lee Pacchia about some of the ways law students can make the most of their Summer...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

DOJ Enters into ‘Landmark’ Settlement with Law School Admission Council

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a “landmark” consent decree with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) to resolve allegations of “widespread and systemic” violations of the Americans with...more

Q&A: Daniel Pink (@DanielPink) Describes the Path From Law School to Bestselling Author [Video]

Most people know Daniel Pink as a speaker and New York Times best selling author of 'A Whole New Mind,' 'Drive,' and 'To Sell is Human.' But what is less known is that Dan actually went to law school (attended Columbia and...more

Legal Education and Concussion Injuries

New Law School Course to Discuss Concussion Cases - Concussions and the risks of sports-related traumatic brain injuries have been prominent in the news over the last couple of years. For example, approximately 5,000...more

The Roundup: Last Week’s Recommended Reading

Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending May 2. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share. From Around the Web - If You Had to do it All Over Again, Would You Go to Law School? An SPU student shares...more

Critiquing Law Schools -- Some Perspective

Every few months, whether I like it or not, I get served a slice of humble pie. I thought those tiring of the steady stream of law school critiques might find this slice particularly tasty, as someone else (me) is ingesting...more

How'd You Get That Job? Erin McClarty, Head of Legal: Sub-Surface Imaging at CGG

Erin McClarty is Head of Legal: Sub-Surface Imaging at CGG. In addition to drafting, negotiating and reviewing agreements, Erin is responsible for advising on worldwide business matters, training on contractual issues,...more

New Lawyers Need to Understand the Business of Law to Succeed in Private Practice

A position in a law firm not only requires performing well for the attorneys you are working for and ultimately the clients, but understanding and embracing the business of law....more

Top 5 Things You Missed at the Harvard Law Innovation Symposium

The Harvard Law Innovation Symposium (#plp_disrupt on Twitter) was one of most amazing, intellectually stimulating and most impressive conferences I’ve been to in the legal industry. I got back late last night from the event...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading

Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending February 28. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share this week. From Around the Web - - What is Google Authorship? (And Why Should You Care?): If you’re...more

3 Things Law Students Can Do Today to Build Their Future Solo Practice

Setting yourself up for a successful virtual law office (VLO) doesn’t have to wait until you graduate from law school. You can begin to build a solid foundation for your future VLO, right now! Here are 3 things you can...more

This Has to Stop: Suicide Among Lawyers On the Rise (Part 2)

I hope you got a chance to read last week’s blog post, inspired by a desire to provide hope for the lawyers who are seriously depressed about the reality of the practice of law. I, too, found myself hopeless for a time in...more

Stealth Lawyer: Zach Abramowitz, 'Blogcaster' [Video]

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Zach Abramowitz, co-founder and chief executive officer ofReplyAll, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his transition from practicing law at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP to creating the world's...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

Is This Big Law's New Minor League? [Video]

Oct. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Is the way Big Law hires new lawyers about to change? With the legal market still recovering from the recession, one Am Law 50 firm is going to try something different. Greenberg Traurig is...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

What Law School Didn’t Teach You About Law Practice Success

One of the biggest shockers to me, bar none, when I hung my shingle and started my own law practice was that I would have to learn how to sell. I figured I’d go out, do some speaking in my local community, people would...more

Study Group in Law School – Friend or Foe?

One factor that can contribute to success in your first year of law school is a good study group. When I was a law student, I had a great study group of two other classmates, and when you find the right group, the experience...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

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