Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Finding a Job in a Small Firm

Words of wisdom from the General Practice/Solo and Small Firm Division of the ABA

Monday, November 26, 2007

Formula for Failure

This ABA Journal article discusses the problems leading to associate attrition in big firms.

Thoughts for the Solo Practitioner

This recent article in Texas Lawyer discusses finding success as a solo practitioner.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Will clients bear the burden of higher salaries?

The ABA Journal is reporting in this article that Wal-Mart is refusing higher fees attributed to higher associate salaries.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Our Behavior As Attorneys

A Baylor Alum (who also happened to be my moot court partner) wrote this article for the Texas Young Lawyers Association on "Our Duty to be Nice."

Hot Area of Practice

The Texas Lawyer is reporting here there is "No Shortage of Opportunities for Counsel Skilled in Energy Trading."

"Now that the energy trading markets have rebounded from a post-Enron decline and the business is rebuilding in Houston — oil hit a new peak of $96 a barrel on Nov. 1 — there's plenty of opportunity for lawyers who have experience in the business or skills to do the work. In fact, there's so much demand that two headhunters in Houston say it's difficult to find lawyers to fill legal jobs at trading operations..."