Month: April 2015

Law Student Chronicles: Legal Lessons

By Deanna Alfred As my second year of law school comes to a graceful close, I can’t help but marvel at how quickly these past 19 months have passed since I timidly walked into the University of Colorado Law School.

Posted in Career Development, Community, Law Student, Uncategorized

Best Bet for Finding A Legal Job After Law School: Bet On Yourself

By Carolyn Elefant Although employment prospects for new law grads are showing signs of life, overall post-graduation employment remains at a dismal  56 percent average rate for all law schools.  And while connections, solid skills and networking can improve the

Posted in Career Development, future of law, Law Practice Management, Law Student, Networking, Practice Management, Solo Practice

Podcast: The Art of Giving the Perfect Presentation

By Jacob Sapochnick What is it that gets you ahead in business? According to Idit Neuderfer it’s all about being memorable and creating a connection. Idit comes from the world of theatre and now uses what she has learnt there

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Law Student Chronicles: Krav Maga and Legal Reasoning

By Gurney Pearsall I’ve had an eventful 2L year! I juggled many responsibilities as a teaching assistant for legal writing, a law review articles editor, a student attorney, and a student author in the Journal of Legal Education’s upcoming volume.

Posted in Community, Law Student, Member Profiles, Professionalism

Looking for a Few Good Books to Read?

If you missed the April 1 presentation by Debra Fine on small talk, no worries! We have her two books in the CBA’s Lending Library for you to check out.

Posted in Career Development, Law Practice Management, Marketing, Networking, Practice Management

Message From Your Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer

Happy April, DBA YLD Members! It was great to see so many of you at the EDGE last week. I thought that was a great event and was pleased to see many new and familiar faces, as well as attorneys

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