April 2012 | Survival Guide for Young Lawyers: Making Lemonade
This first issue serving as a Survival Guide for Young Lawyers will be followed by our August issue that will take a look at additional advice and perspectives on the plight of the newly minted attorney.
By Grover E. Cleveland
Arm yourself with advocates who will vouch for your support in order to do their jobs. Read on for other creative tips to differentiate yourself.
By Kathleen Brady
Rather than charting a different course in the middle of your job search, evaluate your career options and map out your strategy. The choices you make now may take you in a direction you don't want to go.
By Wendy L. Werner
What are you doing to increase your chances of landing a job? Here are immediate strategies to apply as you work to launch the career you want.
By Jim Calloway and Allison C. Shields
(Reprinted from Law Practice Today’s July 2009 Suddenly Solo issue)
Two experts share over 50 essential resources and links to help solos start up or refine their practice.
By Anne Parys
Give an in-person visit or a phone call off the clock to your clients. After such an investment, you may very well see a bump in assignments.
By Mary Enemark
Practical tips to establish and refine lasting referral relationships.
By Chuck Roberts
Follow this communication process to train your clients on what you will actually deliver.
By Edward Poll
Law firms are at great risk of fraudulent activity by its lawyers and law firm staff.
By Keith H. Mullen
Mandates to control and reduce the company's legal spend plague in-house counsel and pressure is ever-increasing. Technology certainly can yield efficiencies but an organized strategy is needed to tie it all together.
By Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek
Basic legal advice is to always read the terms of service, right? You'll want to be sure to do so with Apple's iCloud.
MEET THE WOMEN RAINMAKERS!
Interview by Andi Groomes
Lisa Gilford is co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Products Liability Group. She was recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of California's "Top Women Litigators" for 2010 and 2011.