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Top 10 Most Popular Articles from 2017 on BCG Attorney Search
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Summary: Find out which ten articles were the most popular during 2017 on BCG Attorney Search.

There were a number of popular articles on BCG Attorney Search this past year, ten of which stood out above the rest. Take note of the most popular articles and the valuable information they provide.


  1. The Definitive List of Law Firm Interview Questions and Answers

This article provides tips to help attorneys get through an interview. Prepare for the most common questions and how to answer those questions so that you won’t find yourself surprised by something they ask you.

  1. Top 32 Reasons Attorneys Lost Their Jobs Inside of Law Firms

No job is ever a guarantee. Everyone is vulnerable to losing their job. Attorneys face great pressure to add financially to their law firm by building a big book of business. However, this is not always an easy feat for attorneys to do. Here are 31 additional reasons why attorneys often lose their law firm job.

  1. Why Law Firms Are Hiring More and More Staff Attorneys: Should You Work as a Staff Attorney?

Staff attorneys have become a popular option for law firms. The trend of hiring staff attorneys has grown, but that does not necessarily mean it is the best option. This article explains the pluses and minuses of being a staff attorney so that you can understand if it is a route you should pursue.

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  1. Beware! Once You Start Working in a Law Firm, If You Leave You Will Almost Certainly Not Be Able to Return

Law firms frown upon attorneys leaving the industry to go in-house or into a completely different field. Before making this change, it is important that attorneys understand that law firms are very unforgiving and likely will not hire you again should you decide you want to work for a law firm again.

  1. Why You Are Unhappy Practicing Law: Soldiers and General in Law Firms

Attorneys are known for not being the happiest of workers. They work in a high-stress environment with colleagues that can be cutthroat. A work-life balance is basically nonexistent. In order to fix this, there are things that attorneys must come to understand so that they don’t go on being miserable with their job.

  1. 15 Reasons You Should Leave Your Law Firm and Look for a New Job

The majority of law school graduates do not stick with their career. They give up either by choice or force and find themselves working in a completely different industry. Before you leave your law firm, make sure it is the right choice by going through all your options first. If you have experienced the things on this list, then quitting may be the best option.

  1. 15 Reasons Law Firm Attorneys Should Not Look for New Jobs

Attorneys often get frustrated with their job. Before deciding to throw in the towel, it is critical that attorneys go through all of their options to try to fix their current situation first. This article discusses fifteen reasons why attorneys should keep their law firm job.

  1. How Much Does the Law School You Went to Matter When You Lateral Firms?

The law school you graduate from matters the most when you first graduate. Once you have gained experience working for a law firm, your experience and client base becomes the most important factor. Law firms still like to see that you went to a good law school, but they won’t require it to be from Harvard Law.

  1. State of the Law Firm Hiring Market – Spring 2017

BCG Attorney Search releases a report on the current legal market each season. The report details how specific practices are doing in each region of the United States, whether they are going strong, gaining momentum, or completely dead.

  1. The 18 Most Important Decisions You Make with Your Legal Career

Every decision an attorney makes affects their career for better or worse. Use this article to know which decisions have an important impact on your legal career.

To learn more about each of these articles, read BCG Attorney Search’s Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2017.



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