Careers

Spilled Milk

Most posts are about motherhood, but the blogger also writes about balancing her billable hours with her son's needs.

Stein McEwen Blawg

Blog discusses firm news and intellectual property issues and cases. Recent entries include "Feature Comment: An Overview of the Patent Reform Act of 2011," "Federal Circuit considers boundaries of spoilation" and "9th Circuit Finds Failure to Report Subject Inventions Not a False Claim under False Claims Act."

Stop Asking Where I’m From

The author writes about her experiences as a new criminal defense lawyer.

Summary Judgment

"I pass judgment on the inaptly named 'New York State Unified Court System' and other irritating things."

Surviving Law School as a Single Mom

"The adventures of a single mom trying to maintain a life balance while attending law school part-time and working full-time."

Tales of the Fourth-Tier Nothing

"The last ship to leave middle earth is chartered for the undying lands of riches and eternal life and a job in the legal profession ... so they claimed in the brochure."

Tax Grotto

"A movers and shakers column for the global tax market. It focuses on senior tax and finance moves at law firms, accountancy firms and within industry."

Tex Parte Blog

Tex Parte is Texas Lawyer’s daily blog covering the Lone Star State’s legal community. Posts alert readers about profession-related events and cover state district attorneys' offices, federal and state court decisions, comings and goings at Texas-based law firms and the State Bar of Texas, and profile of Texas lawyers and law students with stories to tell.

The “Ivy” Files

Focusing on life after college, including going to grad school and law school, posts aim to help recent graduates make smart choices.

The 6Ps of the BIG 3

Posts offer advice on how lawyers can use social media to help them find jobs.

The Am Law Daily

Churns out original BigLaw coverage from dawn to dusk every business day, and they also never fail to focus on how national and world news might affect the Am Law 200. Posts cover law firm news, new litigation (with a focus on the firms involved), as well as major federal and state court rulings.

The Bar Exam Project

"Like many of you reading this, I made a promise with my god that if I passed, I would help others pass the California Bar Exam. This is my way of doing it. Through this blog, I will help answer questions, examine a few exams and attempt to calm the mass hysterics."

The Careerist

The blog has a stated goal of being a "career sherpa" for its readers. Some posts give advice to those who seek success in BigLaw or at least news about BigLaw hiring trends; other posts focus on women in the law and work-life balance issues.

The Creative Lawyer

Practical ideas about creating a fulfilling life and career.

The Esquirette

"A Philly-based resource for women with conservative careers. Features include fashion tips, law school and career advice, inspiration and news."

The Estrin Report

"Created for professional paralegals—not of a certain level, specialty or firm—but of a particular attitude."

The Gavel: From the MSBA Young Lawyers Section

Discusses business of law and law practice management issues.

The Girl’s Guide to Law School

The author draws on her own experiences and interviews with experts to give law students concrete suggestions on how they can handle their present course loads and plan for their futures.

The Hildebrandt Blog

"As consultants to the legal industry (both law firms and law departments), we are constantly thinking, speaking, and writing about how the legal profession is changing and what the future might hold. We've started this blog as a more informal way to share our thoughts, impressions, and predictions with interested readers."

The ICC Law Blawg

"Education, employment and career-related news for the paralegal students of Illinois Central College and the paralegal professionals of central Illinois."

The In-House Advisor

"The In-House Advisor was created to provide in-house counsel (as well as CEOs, CFOs and other C-Level decision makers) with practical, helpful and thoughtful advice on a variety of legal issues."

The Intelligent Challenge

Posts discuss personal and professional development, client relationships, strategies for law firms and the Zen mindset.

The Jobless Juris Doctor

"A blog to vent about the evils of the legal profession, the law school scam, and being jobless with a JD."

The Jobless Lawyer

"This blog is an effort to chronicle my adventures in seeking a new job. My hope is that this blog will enlighten others who 1) are thinking of going into the legal field; 2) were similarly affected by the economic downturn; or 3) can find some humor in the misfortunes of life."

the last refuge of the persecuted crack smoker

This blawgger "rants about law school, her life, random things she sees on the Internet, and anything else she deems worthy."