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How to do the most good? Be a corporate lawyer and donate 25% to charity, Harvard Law student opines

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The assertion is getting a lot of pushback: Want to save the world? Then go into BigLaw, make a lot of money and donate 25 percent to charity. 557 more words


Are You Above the Law?

Tonight while watching a DVR episode of Bones my stepfather happened to make a comment along the lines that an FBI agent couldn’t go to jail because they were above the law. 291 more words


The Middle Way -- the shining path of mid-size law firms

Above the Law and The People’s Therapist recently compared working as a young lawyer in a BigLaw firm to eating a bucket of cockroaches.

I’ve never worked for a big law firm, but I have eaten cockroaches. 625 more words

Law firm uses rapper Master P and his 'trademark grunt' to brand its advertising

By: Martha Neil

A well-known rap artist isn’t just narrating video advertising for a Kentucky personal injury law firm.

Winton & Hiestand is also branding its services with whatAbove the Law describes as Master P’s “trademark grunt.” 86 more words


How are lawyers viewed by the public? Envy may account for glee in attorney mishaps, study says

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

Lawyers are viewed as highly competent and capable, but low in warmth and trustworthiness, according to an online survey by Princeton University researchers. 241 more words


Here's my latest Above The Law Column--To Rank Law Firms or Not to Rank...

In this week’s column I take a look at the Lexpert law firm rankings. I review who the apex law firm predators are and then turn to the subject of do rankings really mean anything? 18 more words