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Successful Summer Strategies: Research in the Real World   Tags: cost effective, practice  

Research in the real world starts here! Use this guide to orient yourself to the work and research environment.
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Associate Tips

The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice, by Jamie Baker, Texas Tech University School of Law Library.

Corporette, a blog for career women, had a series on summer associates. Although most of the time the blog is heavy on fashion advice, the summer associates series discusses etiquette issues pertinent to male and female associates.  Much of the useful information comes from war stories posted in the comments.

49 Tips for the New Lawyer, Attorney at Work, a guide with general tips and links to more material.

Career Advice, Levo League (for women).

How Do I Survive Life as an M&A Associate at a Top Law Firm?, Forbes.  (this article started out as the answer to a question on Quora).

10 Things Every Summer Associate Needs to Know, The Careerist. Also Schmoozing Tips for Summer Associates.

How to End You Summer in Biglaw on a High Note, Above the Law, (written by the author of Corporette, above).

Courtney Fitzgibbons and Meg Reuter, Twenty Tips for Thriving as a Summer Intern (available on Bloomberg Law).

Arin Greenwood, Summer Associate Cautionary Tales, 39 (9) Student Law. 25 (2011).

Laura Hazan and Jenna Syrdahl, Dress Codes and Appearance Policies: What Not to Wear at Work, 39 Colorado Lawyer 55 (Sept 2010).

Lori E. Shaw,  Like Lawyers, Interns Should Heed the Rules of Conduct, Too, 31 (8) Student Law. 10 (2002).

Lori E. Shaw, You Have the Right To Wear What You Want.  But Should You?  37 (4) Student Law. 12 (2008).

Lori E. Shaw, Make a Personal Commitment to Civility, 36 (6) Student Law. 12 (2008).

 

Books

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The Education of a Lawyer - Gary Muldoon
Call Number: KF300 .M85 2014
ISBN: 9781627227537

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Law Firm Survival Manual
Call Number: KF297 .R37 2014
ISBN: 9781454836124

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The Marble and the Sculptor - Keith Robert Lee
Call Number: KF297 .L44 2013
ISBN: 9781614388869

 

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