• Professionalism Tips for Young Attorneys

    20 Professionalism Tips for Millennial Attorneys

    In my job, I often get asked what “professionalism” means. The word is lengthy and so is the…
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    E-discovery Is Not Just for Big Law

    Some of us more seasoned attorneys remember spending long days in conference rooms sifting through boxes of musty…
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    Ending the “Digital Native” Millennial Stereotype

    In a 2001 article, educator Mark Prensky coined two terms that have become ubiquitous in the past decade:…
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  • Reframe fear of networking

    Networking for Law Students (Lawyers, too) Part I

    In this post, Part I of a two-part series, we describe the natural aversion that many people have…
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E-discovery Is Not Just for Big Law

Some of us more seasoned attorneys remember spending long days in conference rooms sifting through boxes of musty…
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Serving Clients: New Roles for Non-Lawyers

It is frustrating that, in a country where just over half of law school graduates obtain full-time legal…
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Whiten Legal Services’ Teeth?

What do teeth whitening and legal services have in common? According to briefs filed in the United States…
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Lawyer Spotlight

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Juliana Stratton: Cook County Justice for Children

My primary practice area is the field of alternative dispute resolution. I was trained as a mediator by…
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Avanti D. Bakane: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

My primary practice areas are Consumer Litigation and Class Action Defense. I’ve been in these practice areas for…
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Euler Bropleh: VestedWorld

I practiced corporate law for 6 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions….
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News

2015 Innovative #Futurelaw Events

From the Future of Law Expo hosted by the Chicago Bar Association, to Chicago-Kent’s Annual Futures Conference, 2015…
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OnRamp Fellowship for Women Lawyers Returning to the Legal Profession

APPLICATIONS DUE FEB. 6, 2015. The OnRamp Fellowship places women lawyers who have taken a hiatus from their…
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ISBA Awards: Now Accepting Nominations [Young Lawyer of the Year & Law Student Public Service]

The Illinois State Bar Association is currently accepting nominations for two awards: 2014-2015 Young Lawyer of the Year…
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In Print

Reframe fear of networking

How to Conquer Your Fear of Networking

American Bar Association Student Lawyer  Vol. 43 No. 5 In the first installment of a two-part series on…
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Justice

Creative Solutions For Access To Justice

It is frustrating that, in a country where just over half of law school graduates obtain full-time legal…
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New Lawyer Mentoring

Reflections On Becoming a Real Lawyer

On November 6th, Illinois welcomed nearly 1,900 new lawyers to the ranks. I had the opportunity to attend…
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