March 2011 | Careers for Law Students and Young Lawyers
FEATURES: CAREERS FOR LAW STUDENTS AND YOUNG LAWYERS
By Wendy L. Werner
These are challenging times for new lawyers and law students launching their careers. This roundtable discussion of experts in legal careers offers advice about how to get your legal career off the ground.
By Kathleen Brady
When you’re new to the profession, everything that you do has an impact on how you are perceived. This career expert offers advice about how to build your professional brand.
By Steven J. Shaer
Even in a difficult economy there are always opportunities to find a niche market and serve it. Here is some good advice to those willing to take the plunge.
By Jared Correia
The reality of the job market is causing some lawyers to think of starting a practice as a short term way of bridging the gap between volunteering and working for someone else. If this is your situation, here are some thoughts about choosing this option.
By Nancy Duhon and Michael Morse
How do your clients like to receive information? Are paper files getting lost? Is your law office buried in paper files and you are never able to find anything? Get answers to these questions and more from our paperless law office experts, and learn the nuts and bolts of converting paper to digital.
By Ed Poll
There are a variety of reasons to think carefully about starting your own practice – and Finance is one of them. Our author offers sage advice about what you should consider before you launch your firm.
By Steven M. Gursten
While lawyers might be tempted to take any work that comes their way in these tough times, the author makes a case for developing a focus on one area of expertise.
MEET THE WOMEN RAINMAKERS!
Interview by Susan Letterman White
Carrie Hogan is a partner and the head of the Product Liability Practice in the Jones Day Chicago office.