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Posts from the ‘Career Management’ Category

1
Sep

Help Law Students Shop Without Spending a Dime

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If you’re a law student, how do you dress for the job you want on the budget you currently have?

A mannequin in a pop up shopIf you’re a law student, how do you dress for the job you want on the budget you currently have?

I’ve worked in Seattle University School of Law’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) since 2008, and during that time I’ve encouraged students to “dress for success” and “be the best dressed person in the room” and, yes, “dress for the jobs they want.” But what do these platitudes mean when confronted with a tight student budget? Suits are expensive and getting properly fitted and styled sometimes comes with additional costs. Read more »

21
Aug

TAP Scholarship Recipient Recalls 5 Moments of Insight

A female lawyer in trial
Are you a new or young lawyer who would like to participate in this year’s Trial Advocacy Program? Apply for the New Lawyer Programs Scholarship by Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Are you a new or young lawyer who would like to participate in this year’s Trial Advocacy Program (TAP)? Apply for the New Lawyer Programs Scholarship by Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

If you haven’t heard of WSBA’s Trial Advocacy Program, it’s a two-day intensive trial-skills training seminar led by local trial attorneys. It culminates in an all-day mock trial before a sitting judge. It’s a great opportunity for anyone who wants to be a trial attorney. I had the fortune to attend TAP last year as a scholarship recipient and was asked to share a few “aha moments” that resonated with me. Read more »

28
Jul

Friday 5: Top-5 Reasons to Drop What You’re Doing and Shop the CLE Summer Sale Now

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Friday 5: Top-5 Reasons to Drop What You’re Doing and Shop the CLE Summer Sale

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    1. Because you can — the sale has been extended through Monday, July 31!
    2. Because you’ll save — over 80 high-quality WSBA-CLE recorded seminars, in most major practice areas (and ethics), are on sale at 40% off.

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14
Jul

Friday 5: 5 of 80+ great CLEs on sale through July 25

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The CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is underway now – through July 25. Save 40% on recorded seminars. Here are five great picks.

Summer Sale logoThe CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is underway now – through July 25. Choose from over 80 recorded seminars, in most major practice areas (and ethics), on sale at 40 percent off. Here are just five top-selling recordings now on sale: Read more »

26
Jun

The Consequences of Technological Incompetence

Scale of justice
It can cost you dearly for being too proud (or lazy) to learn how the Internet, social media, and that box on your desk work.

Scale of justiceBeing a Luddite can be expensive, embarrassing, and potentially disastrous for lawyers and clients. Tech incompetence can result in wasted time (and therefore increased cost to the client), loss of money and identity, ethical sanctions, and embarrassment or worse in the courtroom. Those are high prices to pay for being too proud (or lazy) to learn how the Internet, social media, and that box on your desk work. Read more »