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Legal Inspiration to Get You Through Law School Final Exams

by Shelley Awe | November 25, 2020

Need a study boost this holiday weekend? Check out this list of podcasts, blogs, and social media accounts for law school motivation, entertainment, and advice.

Three Questions To Ask During The Law Firm Recruiting Process This Year

by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP | November 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on law firm summer associate programs in 2020—asking how firms rersponded is useful in making an informed decision about which summer program is right for you. Here are three important questions to ask during your law firm interviews this year.

Five Ways Associates Can Adapt Their Practices During the Pandemic

by Lisa Bohl and Gerald Meyer—MoloLamken LLP | November 12, 2020

COVID-19 has changed how lawyers work, but that doesn’t mean law firm associates' professional or business development has to stall. Read on for five ways that you can adapt and strengthen your legal practice during the pandemic and beyond.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Pro Bono

by Vault Law Editors | November 04, 2020

In this collection of short videos, hear from top-ranked firms for pro bono about how they support and encourage pro bono work, and learn about some of the pro bono matters they are working on.

Six Ways to Stand Out at Your Law Firm Interview

by Christina Wells, Advisor at Flo Recruit | October 29, 2020

Getting into the right firm after graduation sets the foundation for your entire law career. Here are six tips for nailing your next law firm interview and setting yourself apart.

The Two-Year BigLaw Itch: Should You Make a Change?

by Shelley Awe | October 22, 2020

For many lawyers, the two-year BigLaw milestone can also bring about thoughts of a potential career change. Here are some things to consider before making a drastic leap you might regret later.

Virtually Involved: Law School Extracurriculars During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Brian Zhang | October 20, 2020

Law school may look different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean your social life and networking opportunities need to sit on the sidelines. Check out our advice for finding and engaging in law school extracurriculars during the pandemic.

How To Make The Most Impact In A Virtual Workplace as a Summer Associate

by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | October 15, 2020

Virtual summer programs became the new normal in 2020 due to COVID-19. Here, two summer associates from Fried Frank share their experiences working virtually and offer advice on navigating this new terrain.

Affinity Networks at White & Case: Connecting & Making an Impact

by White & Case LLP | October 13, 2020

Affinity networks are a core aspect of the inclusive, connected culture at White & Case. Here, associates from the firm share how these groups have provided support, offered opportunities to make an impact within the firm, and more.

The Best Law Firms for Wellness

by Vault Law Editors | October 08, 2020

This year, Vault released its first-ever rankings for law firm wellness. In this collection of short videos, hear directly from some of the top-ranked firms on how they support attorney well-being.

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