158 posts categorized "Law Students/Law Schools"

Law Firms Shun Wealthy Female Law Students

But privileged (and probably white) guys are always in demand. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:29 PM on February 6, 2017 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Jones Day's Bad Dad; Tiffany at Harvard Law; Californication

No more serious news. Time for some frivolous gossip! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:30 AM on December 10, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

The 10 Most Underrated Law Schools in America

Some lower-ranked law schools do better than others in the jobs sweepstakes. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:37 AM on December 8, 2016 in Advice, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Speed Dating Hits Law Firm

It works for dating, so why not use it in hiring? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:00 AM on September 5, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (0)

Best and Worst Law Schools for Jobs

The annual list of schools worth the trouble (maybe) and those you definitely want to avoid. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 8:01 AM on June 1, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (1)

How Law Schools Game the Rankings

U.S. News & World Report's rankings have made fools of all of us. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 12:07 PM on May 5, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (2)

News/Gossip: Slaughter and May's Lady Problem; DLA's Naughty Partner; Bernie's KoolAid

Time for another fun session of news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:53 PM on April 27, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

Law Schools that Feed Big Law Partnerships

Are Fordham, BC and other not-so-elite law schools beating higher-ranked schools on the partnership front? Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:04 PM on April 24, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (2)

Best Law Schools for Prestige and Jobs

What the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Reports and National Law Journal mean about where you should go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:57 AM on March 22, 2016 in Advice, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (0)

Millennials Will Change Big Law. Hah!

Millennials were bred to please. So Dear Big Law partners: Don't Worry! Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 5:00 AM on March 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (0)

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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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