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The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

by Vault Law Editors | April 14, 2021

Real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice challenging and exciting. Take a glimpse into what it is really like to work in this area.

Legal Career Paths: From Lawyer to Baker and International Bagel Consultant

by Vault Law Editors | April 12, 2021

Beth George is a lawyer turned baker and international bagel consultant, as the owner of BYOB Bagels. Read on to learn about her path and advice for success.

Bar Prep: One Size Does Not Fit All

by Ashley Reed | April 06, 2021

The July bar exam might seem far off, but it's worth taking the time now to determine which bar exam prep tools will fit best with your study goals and style.

Law Firms in Action: Technology & Innovation

by Vault Law Editors | April 06, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear firsthand from several Vault 100 law firms on how they support lawyers and staff through technology and innovation.

Should You Get a Dog in Law School?

by Shelley Awe | April 05, 2021

A furry friend may sound like a great study companion, but are you fully prepared to take on the responsibility of dog ownership during law school?

Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

by Ashley Reed | March 31, 2021

A government internship is a valuable way to develop legal skills and explore potential legal career paths. Read on for tips on applying to these roles.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Women

by Vault Law Editors | March 30, 2021

Vault spoke to top-ranked law firms about how they support women in their professional and personal pursuits. Watch the videos here.

Considering a Judicial Clerkship? Three Questions Asked & Answered.

by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | March 29, 2021

Judicial clerkships are an excellent way to expand your legal training. Read on for responses to three critical questions for those considering a clerkship.

Legal Career Paths: From the Legal Industry to the Wine Industry

by Vault Law Editors | March 23, 2021

After law school, Dina Opici launched her career in the wine industry. Read on to follow her path and learn what it takes to succeed in the wine business.

How To Answer Five Common Legal Interview Questions

by Ashley Reed | March 21, 2021

The key to nailing your next legal job interview is practicing in advance. Check out these common interview questions and tips on how to approach them.