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August 19 – 23

Missouri Bar Foundation

Hi Guys! Today I’m reviewing the Missouri Bar Foundation’s website. As always, a link can be found below. This website is jam packed with useful information for young attorneys in Missouri and those law students who aspire to practice within the state of Missouri. At the bottom of the page there is a list of  Continue Reading »

Job Quest for Lawyers

This book, “Job Quest for Lawyers” by Sheila Nielsen, is one of my favorite resources that I have reviewed so far.   At first I was unsure if I would enjoy it because the book is told as if you are actually on a medieval quest, so it involves a lot of knights/wizards/ogres, which is a little  Continue Reading »

The Opportunity Maker

You want to be a “rainmaker.”  Rainmaking is the practice of generating business for yourself as an attorney, and creating opportunities to further your legal career.  In today’s legal market, forming connections with people is vital.  This book, “The Opportunity Maker” by Ari L. Kaplan, is a great tool to help you find ways to create  Continue Reading »

Making the Most Out of Your Summer: Seize Opportunities

Summer is here and you are honing your legal skills at a law firm, government agency or non-profit.  You want to work hard and learn a lot.  But how will you spend your free time?  Summer is the perfect time to seize opportunities and build invaluable connections to help you move forward in your career.  Here are a  Continue Reading »

Succeeding this Summer: How to impress your employer while still getting what you want out of the experience

Succeeding this Summer: Finding a Professional Mentor

This summer is a great time to find a professional mentor.  The benefits for a law student are many.  A mentor can help your professional growth, assist you with setting short-term and long-term career goals, provide you advice and guidance, help you develop professional skills, expand your network and provide encouragement. Some mentoring relationships may be  Continue Reading »