• Legal Practice

    Dos and Don’ts for a New Attorney

    http://theedgeokc.com/events/oh-wonder/ You have a new job! Yay! I remember how exciting it is to start a new job (and what a relief it is to not have to keep job-searching!). If this is your first job as an attorney, it’s especially exciting because this is the place where you will learn what type of attorney you will become—and I don’t just mean what practice area you’ll focus on, but rather this where you’ll sharpen skills you don’t even know you have. And even more exciting, as a baby shark, this is where you’ll gain a sense of what type of cases/facts/and clients get you smelling blood in the water (gross). I…

  • Law School,  Legal Practice

    Game On: Actions Steps to Take Now to Land a Full-Time Attorney Position

    buy amoxicillin antibiotics online uk When I started law school I didn’t really know how I was going to get a job. I just assumed that closer to my graduation, I’d start applying for entry level positions. LOL. Of course, soon I learned about the importance of externships/clerkships and back then the “rule” was that where you summered your rising 3L year was where you’d likely get an offer from and you’d be set by the time you took the bar. LOLLOLOL. Cue the recession. But honestly, with or without the recession, I wouldn’t have known how intricate and long-term legal job applications can be; your interview process can begin a year from your start…

  • Legal Practice,  Work Life Balance

    Gift Guide for New Attorneys

    I love seeing all the status updates on people being sworn-in during this time of the year!  Being admitted to the Bar is always such a special moment, and for us Latinas it’s a hard-won prize.  It’s important to celebrate this milestone and if you have a new attorney in your life (or even one that has been practicing for a few years) the holidays are a perfect time to acknowledge this accomplishment!        Business Card Holder.  A very necessary tool for networking, and a card holder is the best way to keep your cards nice and clean. Giftcards.  Yes, the new attorney may be starting their journey as a young legal…