ABA Journal

Associates in the Trenches

41 ABA Journal Associates in the Trenches articles.

At the Rainbow’s End

Bling-Bling Signing Bonuses Help Relieve Some of the Financial Sting of Clerking

Time Sensative

Meeting Deadlines Matters Every Day and at Performance Review Time

Face Value

For Associates Striving for Respect, Looking Young Can Be a Mixed Blessing

Bar None, and Then Some

Taking Another Bar Exam May Be Easier, But It’s Never More Fun

Market Shifts

It Pays to Run the Numbers When Moving to Practice in a Smaller or Larger City

Transaction Action

Pro Bono Service Isn’t Always Synonymous With Litigation

Wound Up? Wind Down

When Work Picks Up, Finding Time for Yourself Takes Some Strategizing

Dissolution Solutions

Veterans of Failed Firms Learn to Appreciate Clients, Listen to Rumors

The Devil in the Details

Getting Past Micromanagers Requires Care and an Understanding of Their Concerns

Best Interests

Forge Stronger Ties With Higher Ups by Sharing a Hobby–or Chats About It

Are You Experienced?

Pre-J.D. Careers Helped These Associates Find Jobs, Fit In

In Like Company

Some Associates Say the Grass Is Greener at Minority-Owned Firms

Street Smarts

Stint with DA’s Office Gives Big-Firm Associates Chance to Gain Trial Experience

To Blog or Not to Blog?

Some Associates Who Asked That Question Say Web Logs Advance Careers, Exposure

Best of Both Worlds

Part-Time Practice Gives Some Lawyers Freedom to Pursue Other Dreams

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