How DO you protect your personal time and engagements from work encroachment? Do you have any great tips on what to say to your superiors, or how to signal that things are really important and cannot be cancelled?
Ladies, do tell: what are your best tips on how to keep learning at work? What are the best resources you’ve found that fulfill requirements like CLEs, keep you educated, and maybe go above and beyond, such as providing networking opportunities?
Looking for the best law school resources for women? These are our favorites!
These are all of our best tips on how to keep track of billable hours!
It stinks, but sometimes it happens — you have to pull an all-nighter for work. Here are our top tips for surviving the day after the all-nighter.
We compiled reader advice to other attorneys on how to deal with not making partner, and asked for more comments.
Can you wear “interesting” suits to court — colorful, patterned, fanciful, haute? (You know, kind of like in our weekly Suit of the Week feature?) Reader E asks — specifically wondering about this teal LK Bennett suit that Kate Middleton is wearing here and here — and I think it’s a great question for all the women lawyers: … Read More about Can You Wear Interesting Suits to Court?
This spreadsheet will help you estimate here you are now versus your billable goal for the year — and show you how many hours you need to bill each day to hit your goal.
Hot on the heels of our discussion about how not to gain weight over the summer recruiting season, we thought we’d round up some of the readers’ top tips on dining etiquette, collected from our last discussion on the topic. Ladies, what is your top tip for dining etiquette? What etiquette mistakes do you see interns and … Read More about Dining Etiquette: 10 Things to Know About Business Lunches
Let’s talk about a subject near and dear to our hearts, ladies: how do you organize your office and your work (or otherwise get things done)? We’ve talked about cute office supplies, the best notebooks, planners, and office padfolios — as well as how to keep notes to CYA — but we haven’t talked about … Read More about How to Organize Your Office
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to pay off big student loans — you may want to check out our more recent money snapshot from a BigLaw associate who shared how she paid off $150K in student loan debt in four years. How do you pay off big student loans? Can … Read More about How to Pay Off Big Student Loans (and Other Big Debts)
A number of readers had problems getting through courthouse metal detectors, so we shared our best tips for women lawyers at the courthouse metal detectors.