Legal profession

Over 350 people described how their abortions allowed them to live the lives they lead today.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile interfaces, and online dispute resolution are all innovations that are
What this research suggests is that at the core of what we value the most about the practice of law are things that lawyers
To the average person looking at the simple facts of the case, there was enough evidence in each of these cases to proceed with a trial. And yet, here we are, shaking our heads, wondering how the pursuit of justice was thwarted yet again.
In the diversity movement for the legal profession, just as in life, actions speak louder than words. So even though diversity and inclusion remains a hot topic in the business world, including for lawyers, it's continually important to spark more -- and more innovative -- action.
Scott Pratt, the bestselling author of the Joe Dillard series of legal thrillers, worked as a criminal defense lawyer before writing his first novel, An Innocent Client.
My message to millennials is this: if you seek both a rewarding career and a fulfilling personal life, you will have to make choices, but choosing between career and family is not one of them. Don't believe it has to be all or nothing. Stop beating yourself up with the elusive quest for "balance."
Another great article by Claire Cain Martin documents that younger professional women are more likely than their elders to plan on taking a career break when they have kids. For them, Sheryl Sandberg's famous advice -- Don't Leave Before You Leave -- can now be supplemented with new advice: Don't Leave When You Leave.
The perception of law graduates is that they are standing solemn holding a law degree, resumes, and a heavy burden of loan debt they can't pay off. However, this isn't the case for all graduates. Many are becoming savvier and using their versatile J.D. beyond the traditional practice of law.
Smart people overestimate the importance of being a smart person. To be the best lawyer, or the best collection of lawyers, is not enough; it doesn't even guarantee you stay in the game.