169 posts categorized "Web Briefs"

Let's Not Talk About the Elections

Let's gossip instead about Jeff, Ivanka and Jared. And Rudy too. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on October 29, 2020 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Here's to You, Mrs. Dershowitz! (+ More)

Now is not the time for serious news. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:41 PM on January 29, 2020 in Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Drunk Partners, Pat Cipollone and Vanna White

It's time for light, fluffy news! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:20 PM on December 11, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

News and Gossip Edition

Stuff you don't need to know. But interesting. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:39 AM on September 10, 2019 in Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball 2019

My annual rite: What's in store for the profession this year. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:06 PM on January 16, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Most Intriguing and Outrageous Legal Personalities for 2018

Being memorable is not necessarily a good thing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:25 AM on January 4, 2019 in Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Shock. Shock. Bar Passage Rate Plummets!

It’s Turkey Day, so who wants serious discourse? Here’s my take on some recent news items: Face it: This latest crop is not the best and the brightest. Oh, the shock and outrage about those abysmal bar pass rates! How is it possible that takers of the July 2018 California... Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:56 PM on November 21, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

The Latest Weird News

All the fun, useless news you might have missed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:34 PM on September 16, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

News and Gossip in the Trumpian World

Summer news! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:47 PM on August 16, 2018 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Money, Money: Michael Cohen v. Brett Kavanaugh

The mysteries of where lawyers get and lose their money. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:34 PM on August 1, 2018 in Money/Power, 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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