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Contract Attorney Position

So, I've been offered a contract attorney position. I graduated in 2015 and am licensed in two states. I've had a lot of trouble finding a job. I...

Gulag in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

interested in pursuing a law degree - 8 Replies

I graduated with a bachelor's in education (2006) and was considering going to law school; since it's a crazy expensive investment and a lot of work,...

WendyJ15 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 39 months ago

City of Chicago written test - 6 Replies

Has anyone take the written skills test during an interview to be an attorney with the City of Chicago? I have an interview scheduled and I have no...

Nancy in Houston, Texas

Updated 40 months ago

Is there such a thing as an alternative legal career or other jobs for attorneys? - 4 Replies

I have been an attorney for over 15 years. I am looking for an alternative legal career (i.e. unicorn), but get depressed when I look for such...

DaleHightower in Ludhiana, India

Updated 41 months ago

Contract attorney; salary? is it worthwhile? - 25 Replies

Anyone here experienced with positions as a contract attorney, meaning the attorney gets paid by the hour, no benefits, etc.? I have just been...

Newbieatthis in Chicago, Illinois

How did you get your foot in the door?Before law school or after? How fast did you pay off your debt

I am pretty "old" (21) and am barely going to have my associates in science. I would like to know: did you start volunteering at/working at a law...

Theedge1102 in Chicago, Illinois

Wait List at Cook County State's Attorney's Office

Has anyone heard anything about the waitlist at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office? I have been on the waitlist since May of 2012. I know that...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 76 months ago

Getting Out - 3 Replies

Any former lawyers here, or anyone who knows lawyers who have changed careers? What are you/they doing?

xnmmi in Lancaster, California

Updated 77 months ago

Can you Provide Us Your Expertise - 3 Replies

We're conducting some research and wondered who could provide assistance. Please click the link below to answer a few important questions for...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 77 months ago

Litigation Attorney in San Diego area - 1 Reply

I recently moved to the San Diego area from the south. I left a wonderful firm in the move and I am looking for a new position. However, I am...

JaneBeau in Clifton, Virginia

Updated 79 months ago

Terminated from Employment - 8 Replies

Hello Everyone, I was recently terminated from employment (of over two years) at a local children's hospital. During my lunch hour, a bully in the...

Lindsey in Little Rock, Arkansas

Updated 79 months ago

Sole Practitoner - - 13 Replies

I'm a 54 year old engineer with a business degree. I went to law school about 25 years ago, but switched to get my engineering degree instead. In...

DSL in Beachwood, New Jersey

Updated 110 months ago

Contract attorney: legal and malpractice insurance? - 1 Reply

I would like to apply for contract attorney positions, including document review work. It is my understanding (I may be wrong) that placement...

Bored in Denver in Denver, Colorado

Updated 113 months ago

Complaints? Wishes? What would you have done differently? - 1 Reply

I've been working with lawyers for years. I'm considering law school. I'm studying for the LSAT this Sept. and depending on that, I may go ahead...

posible client in Los Angeles, California

contract law

We are a small company that just got a purchase contract terminated by another bigger company. I would like to know if we have any legal reclause,...

nunya in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 127 months ago

The best part is... - 2 Replies

What do you enjoy most about attorney work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Bob in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 129 months ago

NASD / Securities Licensing - 1 Reply

Any suggestions on which NASD Series License is best for an attorney? I hear that Series 7, 24, and 63 are the ones to go for. Is that true? Which...

hendl@*****.*** in Los Angeles, California

Disability cases

I am an experienced attorney who is starting up my own law practice representing clients in Social Security Disability cases (I have down this...

phil in London, United Kingdom

Updated 138 months ago

Litigation case Aug 16th 1:30 Haralson County - 1 Reply

A good litigator in employement law needed tomorrow in Haralson County. Anyone want to make a quick $1500 nearly guarenteed? Case involves earned...

Olive Oil in Maine

Updated 140 months ago

Drug Test (Resonable Suspicion) - 2 Replies

My work called me in 2 weeks ago to go for a drug test which I thought was a random since I've been there for 2yrs and have never been called in. But...

Parker Schofield in Boca Raton, Florida

Personal Property Appraisals - a essential tool for clients Personal property appraisals for all needs including, Gems and Jewelry, Fine Art, Antiques, Residential Contents, Firearms -...

esquiregirl in San Diego, California

Updated 141 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming attorney interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

esquiregirl in San Diego, California

Updated 141 months ago

Boom or bust? - 1 Reply

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most attorney...

Anne in Dallas, Texas

Attorney fees to audit Immiration I-9

need information on audit immigration audit cost and attorney contract information.


Updated 149 months ago

Show me the money... - 1 Reply

What are typical attorney salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What...


To be the best...

What are the top 3 traits or skills every attorney must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your attorney expertise?


Starting out...

How did you get your start doing attorney work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...


Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable attorney? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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