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Bar Prep in a Pandemic: Tips for Staying on Track

by Shelley Awe | July 09, 2020

Read on for some tips on staying focused if you’re stuck taking an in-person bar exam later this month.

An Introvert’s Guide to the Summer Associate Process

by JoAnna Tonini | July 01, 2020

Being an introvert may actually be an asset when it comes to succeeding at a law firm. Here are some skills that introverts can use to their advantage in building a successful summer associate experience.

The Undercover Checklist: Assessing Key Cultural Attributes of a Firm

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | June 30, 2020

A firm's culture is paramount to attorneys' success and fulfillment in their career. Here, attorneys from Paul, Weiss give their tips on learning about a firm's culture while interviewing.

Release Date For Vault's 2021 Law Firm Rankings

by Vault Law Editors | June 26, 2020

Read on for more details about the release date for Vault's 2021 law firm rankings.

Behind the Scenes of Freshfields' Virtual Summer Associate Program

by Vault Law Editors | June 25, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many law firms have reshaped their summer associate programs to become remote. In this video interview, Vault spoke with lawyers from Freshfields about the ins and outs of the firm's virtual summer associate program.

How to Organize Your Home Office

by Vault Careers | June 23, 2020

Organizing your home office is important for productivity, so check out this infographic for some tips on making sure everything is in its proper place.

Five Ways to Mix Up Your Work-From-Home Routine

by Shelley Awe | June 23, 2020

We've been working from home for a while now. If you feel your productivity and motivation slipping, here are a few tricks to try for a work-from-home reboot.

Top-Ranked Law Firms for LGBTQ Individuals

by Vault Law Editors | June 18, 2020

This week, the Supreme Court extended Title VII protections to LGBTQ people. In honor of this ruling, here is a closer look at Vault's 2020 Top 10 Best Law Firms for LGBTQ individuals.

Law Firm & Law School Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement

by Vault Law Editors | June 11, 2020

In the aftermath of George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests, some law firms and law schools have joined the conversation. Read on for their responses.

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Summer Program

by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | June 02, 2020

COVID-19 has prompted many law firms to introduce virtual summer programs. Read on for 10 tips on maximizing this time as a remote summer associate.

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