Being a Lawyer


USNews Law School Rankings Have Been Released

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  US News has released its vaunted and sometimes maligned law school rankings.  Find out where your law school ranks this year before your better-ranked colleagues come into your…



When Bragging Can Help Your Career

There is a time and place for everything, or at least that is what they tell us.  Well, apparently bragging can help your career – if you do it right – and at the right…




5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You

Jacqueline Whitmore, an etiquette expert and founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida, gives her thoughts on working with people who annoy you.  Of course, we’re talking about people outside of…


Top the Legal Hiring Manager’s List

The Lawyer Whisperer has launched an Employer Perspective article series – now you can hear what hiring managers and employers think – including how to get to the top of a legal hiring manager’s list….


Skadden’s 100 Year Old Lawyer

When you love what you do, why stop? “For Bentley Kassal’s 100th birthday, his wife ordered a custom-made birthday cake with the Skadden lawyer’s mug shot imposed over his infant body, as it first appeared…


Legit Alibis For Avoiding Last-Minute Meetings

Especially important advice for meetings that are planned solely for the purposes of planning future meetings: “A coworker sends you an email asking if you’re available for a 2:30 p.m. meeting, and your first thought…