Monthly Archives: October 2012

Grant Writing: a skill for all lawyers

Grant writing is a skill for all lawyers. Every lawyer should be adept at this particular kind of persuasive writing for both enlightened self-interest, and for the public good that grants can support.  Whether you work in public, private, or … Continue reading

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Why are you leaving your job?

Despite a nearly universally derided dismal job market, where common sense might dictate keeping a job at any cost, employed lawyers continue to look for new work and new experiences.  Every job search needs a coherent narrative, something that can … Continue reading

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Law School Test Drive 3: Questions for Law Professors

Visiting a law school and talking to a number of professors can be a good idea or it can be a big waste of time. If you are prepared to ask questions that professors can answer, you may be satisfied … Continue reading

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