"This blog was created with several purposes in mind. It is a forum in which New York State Bar Association members can publicly comment on articles, suggest CLE programs that may be of interest to our fellow bloggers, critique articles that they may have read which may have been on our website or which they have come across, discuss job opportunities and potential employers who have been willing to tap this vast and often overlooked resource of talent, and suggest improvements or additions to our website."
"Reflections and commentaries about the impact of depression on the legal profession. Depression is a widespread problem for lawyers. Studies indicate that they suffer from depression at a rate twice that of the average American. Accordingly, approximately 200,000 of the nation's 1 million lawyers struggle with depression. The blog looks at depression from many different angles."
"A blog and community focused on one thing: Helping unhappy attorneys leave the law. It’s for disgruntled attorneys who want to leave law altogether; for lawyers who enjoy their work but want to change their day-to-day work routine or career trajectory; and for attorneys who simply want to explore other businesses and ventures on the side."
"Andrew Flusche started this blog as a place to share some of thoughts and ideas with other like-minded people. Andrew’s intent is to post a few tips a week pertaining to law school, internships, and legal careers. Andrew does not claim to be a prophet in any of these areas, but he hopes that people will find a kernel of insight here and there (or maybe they will all be “old maids”)."
"A comprehensive guide to legal careers including career profiles, education and training, career advice, compensation, career advancement, practice profiles, legal trends and practice tips."
"Provides updates and insights about careers in the legal field, with a focus on attorneys and law students."
"Positioning law firms for maximum success: helping lawyers and law firm managers create more productive, profitable and enjoyable practices."
"Where culture, food and travel intersect."
Posts discuss marketing through blogging and other social media; the latest "productivity" mobile apps; and work/life balance topics.
"Information on project management that is targeted to lawyers, paralegals, and litigation support professionals." A reoccurring feature is the weekly "LPM Tidbits of the Week."
"Analyzing every news, happening and occurrence from the legal point of view is the genesis of this site. Principles of justice and law are seen everywhere. Notions of justice prevail from the streets to the zenith, from fables to reality and from children to adults."
"LegalJob is intended to provide practical advice for current law school students and law firm associates. LegalJob will focus on guidance for maximizing performance while in law school, securing the dream (or any) law firm job, excelling as an associate, and moving on the fast track to making partner. LegalJob will feature guest posts from successful practitioners at small, medium and large firms, attorneys who have started their own firms, and professors at the nation's top law schools."
Blog interviews employed attorneys to ask advice on job-hunting. "Interviews will mainly be conducted on attorneys who have only been practicing for 5 years or less, to gain an understanding of the best ways to navigate a job search through this poor economy."
"Follow the adventures of 'law mom' as she tries to conquer being a wife, mother and attorney all at once. Who hasn't gone to court covered in spit-up at least once?"
"Focuses on law firm hiring and business issues. Articles are targeted to attorneys, law students and legal recruiters."
This blawg addresses strategies that lawyers can use in their professional development, business development, career management, and work/life balance.
"Updates for future and current LLM students to be better informed before, during and after taking an LLM program."
Includes the lawyer-author's "off-the-cuff opinions" on topics that include current affairs, depression, legal research and books.
Specific tips related to the logic questions found on the LSAT and best practices as far as studying for the LSAT.
"Ramblings on software, law, and the spaces in between."
"Corporate lawyer by day, keeper of a small, rude, incontinent person by night."
Topics cover issues of interest to continuing legal education presenters and providers, attorneys and other CLE professionals.
This is the blog of the Dean of The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
Posts cover the use of social media for business-generation purposes, law practice management issues and the author's takes on work/life balance. The blog also hosts a "Weekly Voir Dire: Conference Call" at noon ET every Friday for those who register.
"Tales from a VC and recovering
drummer, software guy, lawyer." Jason Mendelson takes on law firm management strategies from the perspective of an in-house counsel (and onetime BigLaw associate).