Women in Law

This week we welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about how to achieve career success. With everything you have to worry about while in law school, it’s sometimes hard to lose sight of the fact that you’re going to law school for the express purpose of getting a job after graduation, presumably in the legal field. { Continue Reading } The post Three Keys To Career Success appeared first on The Girl’s Guide to Law School®
This week we welcome back guest writer and tutor Ariel Salzer to talk about staying on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic. I was talking with a friend from college the other day and I asked her how she is coping with the Coronavirus lockdown. “Not so bad, actually! Now is a great time to get your { Continue Reading } The post Easy Steps You Can Take to Get Your Finances in Order During Covid-19 appeared…
This week we welcome back guest writer Mark Livingston to talk about his path to becoming an attorney after another career. During the 20th Century, it was common for people to have one job for a lifetime. People would begin working for one company, and decades later, retire from that same company with a gold { Continue Reading } The post Changing Paths: Becoming an Attorney as a Second Career appeared first on The Girl’s
This week we welcome guest writer and tutor Ariel Salzer to talk about disconnecting somewhat from media coverage of the coronavirus. “The Coronavirus,” “COVID-19,” “the Rona” if you’re trying to make light of things, or, even scarier, just “the virus”… It’s all anyone is talking about. And it makes sense, right? We are worried—worried for our friends and { Continue Reading } The post Doing a COVID-19 Media Diet appeared first on The Girl’s Guide to Law School®
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.…