Starting your own law firm can be exhilarating. Helping clients obtain justice can be rewarding. But at the end of the day, a law firm is a business and running a business costs money. To succeed, solos and smalls must manage their funds. This post provides money-saving tips for solos and small firms. All law […]
At this time of year, those who graduated from law school in May are anxiously anticipating two things: getting their bar results and starting their new jobs. Law school is an excellent training ground, but even the best law schools can’t fully prepare you for the reality of legal practice. The realities of this profession […]
When it comes to diversity, the legal profession lags far behind other industries. Currently, though there are nearly 1.4 million attorneys in the country, only five percent are African American. While there several factors contribute to the lack of diversity, implicit bias in the legal profession is part of the problem. What is Implicit […]
In Grutter v. Bollinger, the Supreme Court wrote that diverse law school classes are necessary because “the skills needed in today’s increasingly global marketplace can only be developed through exposure to widely diverse people, cultures, ideas, and viewpoints.” But the pursuit of diversity is not just relevant to law schools. Law firms and legal departments […]
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