Remedies for Five Common Foot Faults of Junior Lawyers — Part Two

Oct 22, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post is the second of a two-part series looking at five common foot faults of junior lawyers and some practical advice for tackling these areas and achieving success

Remedies for Five Common Foot Faults of Junior Lawyers — Part One

Oct 20, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post is the first of a two-part series looking at five common foot faults of junior lawyers and some practical advice for tackling these areas and achieving success.

Make yourself indispensable – become client centric

Sep 9, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

In addition to producing good legal work, law firm associates can help make themselves indispensable by becoming “client-centric.”

Selling yourself as a law firm associate

Jul 16, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

There is no substitute for doing good work. However, to be a successful associate, you also have to take the time to thoughtfully highlight your accomplishments.

The delicate balance between persistence and letting go/moving on when applying for a legal job

Jun 30, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post offers some guidance on the question of how do you know when to move on after rejection or even no response

The art of the law firm cover letter

Jun 3, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

While a “perfect” cover letter may not get you the job, a poorly written one can prevent your resume from being seen by decision makers

Nothing’s Normal: Thoughts on the New Age of the Legal Profession with Susan Hackett

May 23, 2014 By: Susan Hackett

It’s in the interests of law firms and legal departments to regularly re-equip their lawyers for emerging practice models and evolving client needs.

Exercising lawyer-like judgment when communicating with others by e-mail

May 19, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

Here are some helpful tips for lawyers when communicating by email.

Legal writing “do’s” and “don’ts” for associates

Apr 30, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

The advice in this post in the form of do’s and don’ts is from the author’s experience as an associate, as a partner, and as legislation counsel

Three keys to obtaining a dream legal job (part 1)

Apr 11, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post speaks to law students who may not be in the top of their class and are not quite sure what they will do when they graduate law school

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