Section Newsletter Articles on Career Planning

10 areas to explore when you’re thinking of going solo By Anna P. Krolikowska Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2015 The solo life is not for everyone. You’ll work as hard as any lawyer in one of the top-tier firms for a paycheck that may or may not measure up. So what exactly does it take to create and build a small law firm?
People of the State of Illinois versus Private Practitioners By Christina Malecki Young Lawyers Division, June 2015 Are you considering whether to find a job as a public servant or private practice? Here's some insight to help you in your decision.
Lawyers as entrepreneurs: A conversation with Billy Joe Mills, JD, Co-Founder of By Allan Niemerg Young Lawyers Division, August 2011 In these tough economic times, it’s rare for young attorneys to quit a big law job. It’s even more rare to quit a big law job to launch a business with a charitable purpose. Today, we speak with a young attorney who has done just that.
What can I be with a J.D.? By Allan Niemerg Young Lawyers Division, December 2010 A focus on Jeff Epstein, founder of
Cultural fit: One key to a young attorney’s happiness By Bryan J. Johnson Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 When interviewing for a job, be sure to focus on the firm’s culture and determine if and how well you would fit in.
Now what? By Kenya A. Jenkins-Wright Young Lawyers Division, April 2010 Some suggestions for making yourself invaluable during these uneasy economic times.