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Mistakes to Avoid on Legal Cover Letter

Mistakes to Avoid on Legal Cover Letter

The cover letter that you include with your resume when applying for jobs is the first impression that you make on the recruiter. Many factors influence how much of an impact the cover letter makes on the reader and if it’ll cause you to stand out. When drafting...
Tips for Unemployed Law Graduates

Tips for Unemployed Law Graduates

For law graduates who are unemployed, it can be challenging to have a delay in getting your career started. After working hard and graduation, it’s easy to become desperate when attempting to land a job. For those who are unemployed law graduates, there are a...

4 Essential Time Management Tips for Lawyers

For many lawyers, the 9-5 work life is not nearly as common as a 12-hour day. With the constant pressure to meet client demands and working with partners, working around the clock happens more often than not. However, it is important to work smarter in addition to...
Oddest Ohio Laws

Oddest Ohio Laws

Laws have a gravity of all their own. They determine the rules of our society, chart the penalties after our misdeeds, and lay the very foundation for how our communities function on a daily basis. Sometimes, though, these solemn laws can be remarkably silly.  ...
Early Career Advice For Young Lawyers

Early Career Advice For Young Lawyers

  Law school is over and you’ve finally secured your first job – but now what? Getting to this point may have seemed like a marathon and yet your entire career still lies ahead. There are many questions to still be answered and many unknowns that have not...
Understanding Small Claims Court

Understanding Small Claims Court

Small claims court is a special division court that is used to settle disputes quickly, inexpensively, and without the need for a lawyer. In most jurisdictions, small claims courts restrict their dockets to only include claims of less than $10,000. Additionally,...
Which Type of Law Should You Specialize In?

Which Type of Law Should You Specialize In?

Specializing in a particular legal field has many benefits. It makes a lawyer efficient and dependable and gives him or her a competitive edge over more generalized competitors. That said, choosing a specialty can be difficult; law students should consider their...
6 Skills All Lawyers Need

6 Skills All Lawyers Need

It’s common knowledge that law is an oversaturated job market. As it is, there are far more graduating law students than there are available entry-level positions. Well-educated and well-credentialed graduates often find themselves in the unenviable position of...
Strategies for Winning a Job Interview

Strategies for Winning a Job Interview

Your resume has been selected, and your recruiter has set you up for an interview. Now, it’s time to breeze through the interview and make the employer’s hiring choice simple and in your favor. Here, I break down a few strategies that will help you prepare for...