156 posts categorized "Web Briefs"

News & Gossip: Trump Legal Royalty, Fallen Mean Girl + More

Yes, it's that time again: News and gossip. Future Trump lawyers: The fabulous, glamorous trio. We know Donald Trump is having a hard time hiring lawyers to represent him. But despair no more! Help is on the way. It turns out there are some very well-credentialed young legal talents waiting... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:35 PM on April 3, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Unrequited Love, Sizzling Texas + More News and Gossip!

Did John Quinn react like a jealous lover? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:05 PM on March 15, 2018 in Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

British Angst + Kellyanne's Wisdom

My latest quick look at the news. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:55 AM on February 7, 2018 in Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Go to B-School Instead!

Some compelling reasons not to go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:12 PM on January 25, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Trumpers' Go-To Guy and the Truth About Roy Moore's "Jewish" Lawyer

My pick of piquant news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:09 PM on January 12, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

News & Gossip: Associates' Outrage, Royal Finances and Cooley's Coolness

Another edition of news and gossip you might have missed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:37 AM on January 5, 2018 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

What! You Didn't Make the Latest Best Lawyer List!?!

Some news for your amusement on a wintry day. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on January 2, 2018 in Diversity, Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Reasons Why Women in BigLaw Should Be Thankful + Other News

More biased views of what's in the news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:44 AM on December 20, 2017 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Are Lawyers that Thick?

New briefs: The official ABA worst law school list, the Mooch's latest target, harassment at TED talks + more. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:32 PM on December 5, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Dear Client: I'm on Vacation. Get Lost.

News briefs for the beach. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:36 PM on August 28, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

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The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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