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Does Denial of a Lateral Transfer Violate Title VII? In Some Cases, Yes, Says D.C. Circuit.

The federal courts in D.C. have long held that denial of a lateral transfer does not violate Title VII for the reason that, unlike where a promotion is denied, there is no adverse employment action when an employee is denied...more

Career and Leadership Lessons

by Blank Rome LLP on

Working in the technology field for a collective 75+ years has taught us what we believe to be some important career lessons. What follows is a brief description of these lessons and how they have helped us in our...more

#LMA17: Conference Networking Tips From Our Friends

by Nancy Myrland on

We all have our reasons for attending Legal Marketing Association conferences. It might be to learn. It might be to meet like-minded people. It might be to network. It might be to discover new tools, services, or products we...more

For Lawyers in the Job Market: Know How to Capture Your Passion & Tell Your Story...

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Three tips to more effectively tell your story as you look for new career opportunities....more

Diversifying the Boardroom: Mary Quazzo Discusses the Chief Legal Officer’s Role

by Farella Braun + Martel LLP on

Mary Quazzo is a governance guru. She is the vice president, principal counsel, and secretary for Bechtel Group, Inc., and has served in-house at Bechtel for the past 27 years. Bechtel is not only one of the largest and most...more

“Take Note,” Court Reporters!

by Planet Depos, LLC on

The National Court Reporters Association recently launched its 2016-2017 ‘Take Note’ Challenge. The competition started on August 8th and will run through February 18th, 2017. The friendly challenge invites state court...more

New One-Stop Online Employment Resource for Veterans and Employers

On May 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service launched a one-stop online resource for employment services for veterans. The new website, Veterans.gov, brings together job...more

Order in the Court: How David Kelly of the Golden State Warriors Serves the Winning Team

As the general counsel of the Golden State Warriors, one of the NBA's best basketball teams, David Kelly lives the life of at least five different general counsel. He serves as a basketball lawyer, startup lawyer, consumer...more

How Pro Bono Contributes to a Successful Career

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

One of the essential elements of what makes practicing law a profession ... is the commitment of every lawyer to uphold the law and contribute to access to justice. A Different View - We respectfully suggest that …...more

Jamie Gorelick Reflects on Her Career in Law

by WilmerHale on

Where do you practice law? I am a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of WilmerHale and admitted both in Washington and New York. I chair our regulatory and government affairs department, which includes our regulatory...more

A Strategic Pause: How Lauri Shanahan Successfully Transitioned to Full Time Board Service

Lauri Shanahan, who went from being the chief legal and administrative officer of a multinational corporation (Gap Inc.), to sitting on the board of directors of three companies, insists that a key to her success has been to...more

Management Articles for the CLO

by Sullivan & Worcester on

We are currently digesting the ACC Chief Legal Officer Survey, which was published this week. There are many interesting takeaways relevant to our mission on InhouseGo2, one of which is the topic of professional development,...more

Myrland Marketing Motivation: Why Do You Do What You Do?

by Nancy Myrland on

Myrland Marketing Motivation, A Little Virtual Encouragement To Start Your Week. More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing! What about your job and career makes you feel fulfilled? Spend time today...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (October 16, 2015)

by Law School Toolbox on

Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending October 16. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share this week! From Around the Web - Why You Shouldn’t Go to Law School: Law school is not the right choice...more

You must have substance because reputation matters in the long run

by Jaburg Wilk on

You might be able to baffle people with you know what initially, but it won't last if you are all flash and no substance. If you make a sale by saying the right things, but don't have the employees or equipment to correctly...more

What have you done to improve yourself?

by Jaburg Wilk on

JW Way #17 - Be relentless about continuous improvement. Be a “lifetime learner.” Continually invest in your own education, both formally and informally. Never stop improving your legal, technical and personal skills. ...more

The Roundup: Last Week’s Recommended Reading (August 21, 2015)

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5 Best Practices to Improve SEO for Your Firm’s Website: The reality is that if people can’t easily find your firm and your attorneys online, they won’t — and will instead turn to a competitor with better digital...more

How E-Discovery is Changing the Role of Paralegals

by Exterro, Inc. on

The traditional duties of a paralegal include drafting documents, scheduling meetings and general attorney support. But the role of paralegals is rapidly evolving. Typical paralegal responsibilities are being augmented or...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (June 5, 2015)

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From Around the Web - How to Find a Mentor as an Attorney: Here’s a look at what a mentor can do for you, and how to go about finding a person to guide you in your career as a lawyer. (About.com)...more

5 Years in the Making

by Ary Rosenbaum on

This April, will mark 5 years since I started my own law practice dedicated to retirement plans/ERISA. 5 years ago, I swore the days that I would be working for someone else were gone. I had enough; I wasn’t going to let...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (Mar 13, 2014)

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From Around the Web - What Does the 21st Century Legal Career Look Like: Our own Alison and Lee talk about the steps to creating an alternative legal career path and what students should be doing in law school to prepare...more

Success: Plan Your Career As If It Is More Important Than Your Vacation

by Cordell Parvin LLC on

How much time are you spending planning your career? How much time are you spending planning your 2015 vacation? I remember meeting with Lisa, a young partner in my old law firm, She wanted career planning advice from me. I...more

The Roundup: Last Week’s Recommended Reading (Dec. 5, 2014)

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From Around the Web - 3 Tips for Landing A “Perfect Fit” Job: Finding that “perfect fit” job can be a long journey. But it’s easy once you know what you’re looking for. (Careerealsm)...more

The Roundup: Last Week’s Recommended Reading (Nov. 14, 2014)

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From Around the Web - 9 Career Alternatives for JDs: From life coach to LSAT tutor to cupcake baker, if being a lawyer isn’t in your future, check out these job options. (About.com)...more

How Does a Young, Female Attorney Navigate a Male-Dominated Firm?

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Kate McGuinness joins us to answer a question from a young female lawyer who needs some help navigating the waters of her law firm. Kate is an attorney-turned certified executive and life transition coach, and the founder of...more

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