January
12

Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women

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

My pick of piquant news. Continue Reading

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January
9

Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball

The Careerist makes her predictions for the new year. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:41 PM | Post a Comment (1)
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January
5

Home/Work, Money/Power, Web Briefs

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 | Post a Comment (1)
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January
2

Diversity, Money/Power, Web Briefs, Women

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 | Post a Comment (0)
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December
27

Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women

The Silence of Judge Kozinski's Former Clerks in Big Law

A lot of women have accused Judge Alex Kozinski of inappropriate behavior—except those who work in Big Law. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:32 PM | Post a Comment (0)
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December
20

Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women

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 | Post a Comment (0)
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December
15

Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women

Let's Talk about Judge Kozinski's Victim: Heidi Bond

What Kozinki's clerk Heidi Bond went through is shocking, sad and life-altering. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 AM | Post a Comment (3)
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December
13

Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women

Can We Get Rid of Alex Kozinski?

Federal judge Alex Kozinski has behaved outrageously, but he's got the law on his side. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:16 AM | Post a Comment (0)
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December
9

Diversity, Women

Are We Forgetting about Black Women Lawyers?

Black female lawyers face the same problems as their male counterparts. And more. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:46 AM | Post a Comment (0)
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December
6

Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers

David Boies Is in Trouble with Women. Again.

Was Boies personally involved in slut-shaming? Does that matter? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:18 PM | Post a Comment (1)
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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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