Women in Law

This week we welcome back guest writer Stephanie Nweke to talk about learning to become a better communicator, a crucial skill for any lawyer. “Communication” is a word we throw around all the time, especially when it comes to the job search. At one point, I used to think that communication meant my ability to get { Continue Reading } The post Being a More Effective Communicator appeared first on The Girl’s Guide to Law School®
This week we welcome back guest writer Briana Borgolini to talk about how to decide what kind of law you want to eventually practice. Of the many challenges law school presents, identifying which area of the law you’re interested in can be one of the largest. While some students may come to law school knowing what type of law they want to practice, many students won’t have a great idea of their exact interests. Further, interests…
This week we welcome back guest writer Alexandra Muskat to talk about the best way to go about choosing your 2L classes for next year. When you first start law school, you are required to take a specific set of classes – criminal law, contracts, civil procedure, legal writing and research, property law, constitutional law, and torts. But, towards the middle of your second semester 1L, you’ll be able to pick your own classes for…
This week we welcome back guest writer Briana Borgolini to talk about what to keep in mind when making the decision of which law school to attend. If you’re trying to decide which law school to attend, take solace in the fact that the largest hurdle to law school (admission) has now been cleared. However, the decision { Continue Reading } The post Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Law School appeared first on The Girl’s
This week we welcome back guest writer Alexandra Muskat to talk about how to work on creating the life you want later on. Have you ever heard of The Secret? It’s a lovely movie, and book, that came out in the early 2000s. It states that anything you want, you can have, just by manifesting it. This { Continue Reading } The post Manifesting the Life you Want – Law School Edition appeared first on The Girl’s
This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about whether you may be suited to take a less traditional attorney path as an entrepreneurial lawyer. I don’t watch a ton of t.v. shows. But, one show I never miss is Shark Tank. I love seeing innovative new products and learning about price elasticity, franchise models, or advisory shares. I like to read business magazines, and I’m always tinkering with new business ideas.…
This week we welcome back guest writer Alexandra Muskat to talk about why therapy can be an important aid for any law student. There is a certain kind of person that goes to law school. They want to change the world, they hope to make a lot of money doing it, and, or, they want to impress their family. They are hard workers, very driven, and meet the demands of law school with outward ease…
This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about how to find the best fit in a job when you’re going through the interviewing process. Job hunting can be a very scary process. Sometimes you just need to accept whatever you can get and start earning a salary. But, hopefully you’re in a position instead where you can choose where you want to start your career instead of settling for a job.…
This week we welcome back guest writer Shirlene Armstrong to discuss her experience taking (and passing) the bar exam and what insight she’s gained since then. That’s right, I passed the Michigan bar exam! After lots of hard work, sweat, and tears, I officially passed the bar, got sworn in, and I am now a licensed attorney! Okay, I’m done breaking my arm patting myself on the back. To be honest, even though some time has already passed,…
This week we welcome back guest writer Shirlene Armstrong to talk about keeping up your momentum during second semester of law school. Do you remember the start of the school year or even the start of law school? When you were bright-eyed and bushy-tailed? When you were excited for what this school year would bring you? When you were looking forward to the next steps of your legal journey? Ah, those were the days, right?…