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How Do I Prepare For A Day Long In House Interview?

How Do I Prepare For A Day Long In House Interview?

Recently over at r/lawyers on Reddit, someone asked how to prepare for a day-long interview at a large company. A long time LawyerSmack member and in-house lawyer responded with a really thoughtful write-up. It's too good to not get a wider audience, so I'm re-posting...

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Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?

Where Do Lawyers Prefer To Meet With Clients?

A few weeks ago I asked lawyers how they preferred to communicate with their clients. The overwhelming response was email. Which completely makes sense. It's asynchronous, provides a written record, and can include attachments. But sometimes you do need to meet with...

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Improving Your Writing In One Step

Improving Your Writing In One Step

Unfortunately, most lawyers are lousy writers. That might seem counter-intuitive - the primary form of communication and work between lawyers is writing. But surveys and experts agree - lawyers just aren't that good at it. And polishing and honing writings skills is...

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Are You Lonely?

Are You Lonely?

I’m sitting in another airport. They blur together after a while. Glass and steel and advertisements. Windswept arcologies of a future that never was. Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta. I’m currently somewhere over East Coast on my way to Boston. Sitting outside a gate, a...

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