For the past eight years, attorney and author Reid Trautz has compiled an annual list of gifts specifically suited for lawyers. The following excerpts are taken from his latest offerings of good cheer to the legal community. • Approach the ...Read More »
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Data tabulated by the salary research site Payscale.com show that San Francisco and Dallas have the highest median pay for “mid-career” lawyers with 10-15 years of experience: $157,000 in San Francisco and $141,000 in Dallas. Washington, D.C. ($138,000), New York ...Read More »
While a stagnant economy means a tough job market for many lawyers, legal staffing experts predict that attorneys with specialized skills will continue to find themselves in high demand in 2013. It’s a “specialist economy” for the legal profession, said ...Read More »
Eco-friendliness doesn’t have to stop at the IT department’s door. For a few years now, many enterprises have embarked on green computing initiatives, making changes to their technology and practices to become more efficient and environmentally aware. “Green computing” is ...
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Editor’s Note: Barbara Rabinovitz, a former reporter at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, a sister paper of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, interviewed veteran prosecutor Christina E. Miller of Boston, seeking her advice to newly admitted bar passers. Miller’s comments appear below. Informing colleagues ...Read More »
Nearly one-third of lawyers who participated in a recent employment survey said they planned to hire full-time legal professionals during the fourth quarter of 2012. “In particular, small and midsize law firms are recruiting associates with solid business development skills ...Read More »