Samikk

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Why Dread Laws When You Can Make Your Buddy?

This is a universal truth that a ruler is always needed by human culture. With no leader, no civilization can exist. When the leader becomes feeble even the largest civilization breaks. The human beings had been ruled by every potential being in the past. They've been ruled by kings, queens, dictators, Bishops, Priests, Prophets, dacoits, thugs, communists or chosen reps. However the rulers were persons whom we identify and might understand. The modern world is dominated by Laws instead of human beings. Many civilized countries just take pride in claiming they got the rule of law as opposed to the…

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Linaya

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2017 Ms. JD Honors Awardees Spotlight Series: 5 Q&A with Lisa Horowitz

Lisa Horowitz 2017 Ms. JD Woman of Inspiration Award The following questions were formulated based on Lisa's profile. 1. What is Talent Management ("TM")? Talent Management involves a cross-section of activities typically broken down into two major categories: talent acquisition and talent development (e.g., training, career planning, mentoring, assignments and performance management). It includes activities aimed as enhancing diversity and inclusion. I have focused my post-law practice career on talent development and advancing diversity and inclusion. 2. How and why did you transition from practicing law to Talent Development?   I transitioned to a career in Talent Development after an…

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DeeEsq

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Monthly Mantra: Finding Health and Wellness in the Law

January Mantra: I will open myself to new opportunities and experiences in all aspects of my life and welcome the uncertainty they bring. January is the beginning of the calendar year, a month of fresh starts, resolutions and renewal.  It offers each of us one more chance to get it right. Use this as a launching pad to establish fresh goals and to open yourself to new opportunities and experiences. Deviating from the familiar can be anxiety provoking, I know; I’m a woman who ate the same packed lunch for the better part of a year.  Change has not always…

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rachellaw29

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Determining Accountability in Premises Liability: All You Need to Know

Source When you go out to shop, eat or drink, or meet someone, you have a reasonable expectation of not being injured in any way. Nonetheless, accidents do happen – and, when it’s something as minor as a trip, you may not even think of blaming someone else for your fall. That being said, some accidents can cause grave injuries, too, which is why the right thing to do in such situations is to approach a lawyer and file a case for compensation against the property owner for your injuries. While determining owner accountability and claiming compensation aren’t guaranteed in…

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jchinnadurai

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Not fLAWless but Fearless: Here Comes the Sun

Where did the time go? Four months ago, I was on a short winter break after having just finished my first round of law school exams. Now here I am, in the midst of tackling the second round. But I’ll be completely honest – I’m also preoccupied with thoughts of what this summer and next year hold. Last week I registered for classes for the next academic term, and I was excited to get a seat in all of the ones that I needed. Required subject matter for next year includes Constitutional Law as well as Evidence. Other classes that it…

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kldelong12

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Student to Lawyer, Stuck in the Middle: Limbo

When I got the email that I would be a Writer in Residence for Ms. JD, I was extremely excited. I immediately started planning out what I wanted to write about. I planned what I was writing each month around what I was going through (i.e. studying for the bar, working, etc.). This month will be the first month I veer off my set path and write about something I wasn’t planning to write about. This month I will be writing about the time between the bar exam and getting your results, which my friends and I have affectionately started…

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latancs

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Ten Most Common Interview Blunders and How to Avoid Them

In a perfect world, the most qualified candidate always gets the job. Needless to say, this isn’t always the case. Gain the competitive edge by avoiding these simple mistakes. Failure to Practice Typical Interview Questions Tell me about yourself. Why do you want to work here?  What are your strengths and weaknesses?  What do these questions have in common? The answer is that they’re open-ended, designed to get you to reveal as much of yourself as possible. A good interviewer knows that the interviewee should be doing most of the talking. Let’s examine each of these questions. Tell me about…

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TatumLindsay

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Rhymes with Awe: Showing Up Abroad

I had the opportunity recently to interview Kathy Lynch, a lawyer with her own law practice in North Carolina. In her practice, Kathy specializes in intellectual property law, but before starting out on her own she worked for eight years as in-house counsel in Ireland for Elan, a multinational pharmaceutical company. There were several aspects of the interview I enjoyed. Most importantly, I enjoyed hearing about her practice in intellectual property law, which is an area that I find highly engaging. Additionally, I appreciated how forthcoming she was to explain why she was hesitant to take her career abroad— also…

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Laura Bladow

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No Layover: The Ins & Outs of International Careers in Law - An Interview with Lisa Savitt

I recently had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Lisa Savitt, a Partner in The Axelrod Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Lisa’s practice focuses on international and domestic litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution, representing foreign and domestic companies in matters involving complex legal, regulatory and technical issues. She is also Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law. Albeit unexpected, Lisa’s legal work for the aviation industry launched her career in international law. Today, she encourages aspiring international attorneys to keep an open mind about their future career paths and to join the Section of International…

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Beverly

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She’s All That: Stories of Women in Law and Technology—Sarah Lacy, Founder of PandoDaily

Meet Sarah Lacy: Memphis native, mother of two, and founder and editor-in-chief of the Silicon Valley and technology-focused web publication PandoDaily.  The name of her company comes from her fascination with a colony of trees in Utah called the Pando trees, known to be the largest and oldest known living organism.  In describing why she started PandoDaily, Sarah explains how no matter what happens above ground, the Pando tree root system stays alive and continually shoots up new trees, and how it’s a perfect metaphor for what she loves about Silicon Valley: “It's not just individual hot startups of-the-moment; it's…

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