Attorney General Fellowship Program 2014 Application

What is the Attorney General Fellowship Program? For aspiring attorneys, graduating law school and passing the Bar Examination is only half the battle because the real struggle comes when trying to find a job. The legal field, like every other profession, was affected by the recession and is still struggling […] Read more »

What Are Your Natural Talents and Abilities?

Knowing what you do best -what your strongest natural talents and abilities are- and then finding the work that best fits those talents are fundamental to finding success and fulfillment Each Person Is Born With A Unique Set Of Talents Every person is born with a unique set of talents […] Read more »

Moving From The Stress Cycle To The Balance Cycle

It is possible to have a career that you are excited and passionate about. A career that truly fits you and brings you satisfaction and fulfillment – even if you feel overwhelmed, frustrated, burned out, out of time, or you don’t have a clue where to start.  In the first […] Read more »

Law Career Profile: Jeri O’Hara

“On my husband’s advice, and with $20,000 from a class action settlement, I decided to go to law school – which I’d never considered before,” said Jeri O’Hara, who is now a partner in an insurance defense practice in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated with a criminology degree from Florida State […] Read more »

Shine Despite The Myths About Your Generation

I read an article recently that took a humorous look at how to manage different types of lawyers who are millennials, also known as Generation Y. Some were dubbed high achievers destined for the White House and global restructuring while others were described as more interested in their firm’s Internet […] Read more »

An Interview With Cynthia J. Borelli

Measure yourself and present yourself as a “good lawyer, not a “woman lawyer,” and others will view you that way. TCL: What is your practice area? How long have you been practicing? My area is insurance regulation/corporate financial services. It includes enforcement actions; administrative appeals; transactional work for life, annuity, […] Read more »

Career Profile: Karen Koster Burr

“I wanted to be an actress,” Karen Koster Burr said, sitting in her office on the 21st floor in the downtown Jacksonville, Florida office of Brennan Manna and Diamond, where she is a partner and head of the Intellectual Property Section of the 40-attorney firm headquartered in Ohio. Twenty-six years […] Read more »

Stay Active And Career-Smart During A Down Economy

Lawyers can easily get so bogged down in day-to-day work that they don’t think about their careers in a broader perspective. Busy, overscheduled, and overworked, they fantasize about the respite a slow period will bring, and promise themselves that they will reflect on the bigger picture “as soon as things […] Read more »