In my capacity as associate director of professional development at Seattle University School of Law, I work with students and alumni on crafting job search strategies. A big focus of my career counseling centers on encouraging students and grads to network. Even though networking is effective, it’s a tough sell.
A recent Washington Supreme Court decision highlights the importance of a lawyer’s professional duty to act diligently.
In February, the Treaty of Ghent marked its 200th birthday. The peace treaty was signed on Christmas Eve, 1814, and was ratified by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 16, 1815, ending the War of 1812. Read more
In my last post, I described five significant changes in the practice of law that have developed since I got my license in 1991 (less conventional library research, paper replaced by e-documents, more emphasis on marketing, etc.). But in writing that piece, I couldn’t help but also think of the things that have not changed, despite the technological and societal transformations of the past couple of decades.