In this edition of New Solo, host Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner out of Springfield, MA and chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, welcomes Attorney Ursula Furi-Perry, Professor from the Massachusetts School of Law, to focus on transitioning from law student to lawyer. Kyle and Ursula take a look at the big transition into law practice, getting and keeping a job and networking beyond the resume and your great uncle’s advice!
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The legal job market has been greatly impacted by the down economy, but has there been a turnaround? Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Charles “Chad” Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to give an update on the legal job market. Attorney Volkert talks about the current job market for lawyers and recent law school graduates and offers advice for job seekers.
With law firms cutting back or eliminating summer internships and law schools focusing on teaching theoretical legal concepts, law students find themselves in a difficult position in a difficult market. How can law students learn needed practical skills, including how to use legal technology? In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk to Professor Clark D. Cunningham from Georgia State University College of Law, Jonathan Call, law school student at GSU College of Law, Jack Newton from Clio and Andy Adkins from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, about the exciting and innovative efforts to bring practical skills training, including legal technology, to law schools and law students. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
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Second year student Jason Panzarino discusses life as a Suffolk Law student in this podcast. To learn more about Suffolk, including information about our elective course offerings, visit www.law.suffolk.edu.
2010 marks the first year for the University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth, the state’s first public law school. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Dean Robert V. Ward, Jr., to talk about the new UMass Law school. They discuss the rise in applications in a down economy, the incoming class and faculty, accreditation and the opportunities available for students after they leave law school.