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How to Prepare for Life in BigLaw

by Vault Law Editors | March 24, 2023

We have five preparedness tips for those about to begin their legal careers at one of the large firms known colloquially and collectively as BigLaw.

Simple Rules for Clean Legal Writing

by Vault Law Editors | March 22, 2023

We go over eight fairly simple tips to keep your legal writing clean, clear, and professional.

How AI Is Transforming Jobs in Fintech, Healthcare, and Other Industries

by Nicholas Rubright | March 21, 2023

Find out how artificial intelligence and workplace automation is affecting industries ranging from finance and accounting to health care and hospitality.

Why Big Law?

by Molly McGreavy, Associate-Jones Day | March 20, 2023

In this sponsored post, a Jones Day associate explains how she found her way into a BigLaw job after initially wanting nothing to do with one.

The Rise of the Machines: AI in the Legal Profession

by Rebecca King-Newman | March 13, 2023

Discover how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the legal profession, improving efficiency, accuracy, and client outcomes.

How to Salvage Your Legal Career After Disciplinary Actions

by Peter Horvath | March 08, 2023

Attorney discipline is a potentially life-changing event for sanctioned lawyers. However, it is possible to recover and salvage your legal career.

AI Will Affect These Industries the Most in 2023

by Rob Porter | March 07, 2023

Artificial intelligence will no doubt change our way of life. Here are some industries that are expected to be significantly impacted in the near future.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Clerkships

by Rebecca King-Newman | March 03, 2023

Judicial clerkships are a great way for law students or recent law graduates to gain valuable legal experience and skills, but they are not for everyone.

How to Stop Stressing About Boring Tasks and Learn to Enjoy Them

by Erik Bergman | March 01, 2023

Here are five strategies for helping you deal with boring tasks and making the experience of completing them more manageable.

Navigating Generational Diversity, Part II: Bridging the Generational Gaps

by Julia DiPrete | February 27, 2023

Generations have their differences, but difference doesn’t have to lead to workplace conflict. Understanding each other is key in bridging generational gaps.