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New Lawyer Series: Think Like A Lawyer

“Think like a lawyer” is a common, if not commonly-explained, phrase that all law students and new lawyers are familiar with. It’s easy to believe that attending three years of school, participating in various hands-on clinics and working in law offices for a couple months of the year will prepare you for what it takes to be a good lawyer, but it takes more than just perfecting your drafting techniques and learning the office politics to succeed as an advocate. 460 more words

Lawyers

Guts, Business & JT Foxx

The thing that struck me most about JT was, and I remember thinking to myself, “This guy has guts.”

Having been brought up in an Asian household, and even though my family background is business right from… 385 more words

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NPH Mentors

By Irene Cruz, Class of 2016.  Translated by Kara (Irene’s next post will be in English)

Nosotros necesitamos y contamos con ayuda de varias personas, las cuales ahora son muy importantes y forman parte de nuestra vida. 525 more words

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New Lawyer Series: Mentors, development and job searching

In their very first podcast, the crew over at Lawyerist.com interviewed Alan Dershowitz about his book “Letters to a Young Lawyer“. To be fair, I haven’t read the book, but it was an interesting interview and I thought there were some especially great points about mentors, including two red flags: 620 more words

Lawyers

In M-L-M, The Market1ng Will Build Your Empire

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Early in “Success In 10 Steps”, you can read about “the monk in the white lab coat.” I don’t think it’s just the people I’ve talked to recently. 503 more words

Mentor Ben Drake