As the school year winds down, a whispered question is floating in on the wind: “Should I drop out of law school?” More
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Just in time for final exams, we’re thrilled to welcome Flynn Coleman, lawyer, yogi, and founder of SAMYA Practice, who has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share about staying balanced as a law student and lawyer.
Why don’t you brew a nice cup of tea, breathe deeply, and settle in? Here’s Flynn! More
I was talking to the inimitable J. Kim Wright of Cutting Edge Law the other day when she pointed out a funny juxtaposition between two articles I’d seen but not thought about together:
So is this really what it comes to? More
Here at The Girl’s Guide, we’re a sucker for lawyer-turned-entrepreneurs. (I wonder why.)
Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Elizabeth Leonard, a Penn Law grad who left her public interest law job to create Blue Bridge Project, which provides life-changing travel experiences to high-school students.
Ever wanted to chuck your law job and travel the world? Well, Elizabeth actually did it! Here’s her story: More
I’ll withhold judgment on Sheryl Sandberg’s book until I actually read it, but the impending publication seems to have reignited an old debate: How much should we collectively worry about the dismal retention rates for women (and minorities) in large law firms? More
A few weeks ago, I needed a logo designed. As with most such things, I wanted it quickly, and I didn’t want to spend a fortune on it.
So, how did I start?
Exactly the way most people assume you’d start trying to find a lawyer….I asked for referrals. More
20 Men Who Get Emotional Over Dogs
Guess Which Movie Star Knocked Up His Girlfriend?
Source: Lainey Gossip
The Inspiring Note Every Woman Should Read
Source: HuffPo Women
Faith Hill's Braces Are No Excuse For Her Dramatic Weight Loss
Source: The Stir
5-Year-Old Girl Led Police To Kidnapper Who Dressed As Her Mother & Stole Her From School
Source: The Stir
Lawyers are meant to be driven, resilient, competitive, organized, professional, articulate and perhaps even aloof, calculating, detached. Emotional issues and mental imbalance are NOT a part of that calculus.
But, that’s not always true, is it? More
By Desiree Moore
If you are a law student in the current economic and legal environment, you’ve likely heard at least some negativity surrounding your soon-to-be chosen profession.
- “Law school doesn’t prepare you for the practice of law.”
- “Jobs are few and far between.”
- “Those who do land jobs out of law school are dissatisfied in the long term.”
Lately this quote has been making the rounds:
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?”
But I’m not sure that’s the right question to be asking. More
We’re excited to initiate a series of interviews with various LSAT prep companies, exploring their approach and getting some tips for success. (If you’d like to be featured, let me know.) Today, we’re talking with LSATMax, a course by Harvard Law grads that you can get right from the Apple App Store. More
Focused on a demanding career as an attorney and married to a man who refused to become the “default parent,” Kate McGuinness waited too long to have a biological child. So she adopted a son, ended her marriage, and wouldn’t change a … More