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Real Estate and Transactional Attorneys In Demand In Chicago- An Interview with Legal Recruiter Julie Lehrman  The current Chicago market for real estate and transactional attorneys is very strong. Attorneys in these practice areas are in high demand, and as the economy continues to recover, this demand will certainly increase. This is great news for these…>read more

No Comment September 18, 2013

Top 12 Considerations for Law Students Interested in Pursuing New York Law Firm Opportunities 1. The New York legal market is one of the most competitive markets in the country. Law school grades matter a great deal. Even those students at Top 20 law schools must achieve consistently strong grades to be considered by…>read more

No Comment September 10, 2013

Taking Charge of Your Mentoring Experience Mentoring relationships are as old as the legal profession itself. In the earliest days of legal practice, mentoring and apprenticeship were the only way lawyers could learn their craft. Although legal training is more formalized today, mentoring remains a key…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2013

Breaking Into A Smaller Market Purely as a numbers game, an attorney seeking to lateral into a firm in a smaller city/legal market is going to have a harder time finding and landing a job – the smaller the market, the fewer mid-to-large sized law…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2013

Oregon Teen Alleged to Plan Columbine-style Attack on High School If it had not been for early intervention, Grant Accord, a 17- year old student of West Albany High School would have succeeded in blasting his High School. His foiled bombing strategy was immaculately planned, similar to the 1999 Columbine…>read more

1 Comment May 27, 2013

Greatest Spectacle in Racing Witnessed before Commencement of Indy 500 Two pressure bomb blasts near the finish line at Boston led many runners to stop mid-way at the 2013 Boston Marathon. Completing this unfinished task minutes before Indy 500 drivers started their race, gave the runners immense joy. Flanked by…>read more

No Comment May 27, 2013

The Benefits of a Two Tiered Partnership   Law firms of all sizes are being much more selective about who makes equity partner. Gone are the days where doing good work and putting in your time is enough to get you to a profit sharing level. Today,…>read more

No Comment May 16, 2013

The Importance of Not Being Overly Earnest; Why Patience is A Virtue   As a legal recruiter, I often find myself coaching my candidates about whether and when they can ask certain questions during an interview. Specifically, I can’t express how many times a candidate has called me after viewing a posting…>read more

No Comment May 9, 2013

Business Plans Revealed   You would be surprised how many partners with major law firms do not have Business Plans and when they start looking into other law firm possibilities, do not realize they need one. For some reason, the thought of putting…>read more

No Comment May 2, 2013

Plaintiff’s Firms Ordered to Provide Details of Campaign Contributions   Following “pay to play” allegations brought by a defendant in a securities class action, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco has asked law firms Chitwood Harley Harnes and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein to provide details of…>read more

No Comment April 26, 2013