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143: Understanding Workplace Assignments (w/Sadie Jones)

4/23/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about how to make sure you're getting the information you need to do a good job on any assignment in a legal workplace. In this episode, we discuss: RESOURCES: Four Tips for Summer Law Job Success Are You Emotionally Intelligent? 5 Soft Skills to Show off in Your Summer Law Job Podcast Episode 124: Don’t Be a Jerk at Work Fashionably Lawyered: How to Dress for a Law Interview or...

Duration:00:39:49

142: Taking Ownership of Your Legal Career (w/Whittney Beard)

4/16/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with Whittney Beard, an ex-lawyer and career coach at Orrick, about how to really own and direct your career, even as a young lawyer. In this episode, we discuss: RESOURCES: Career Dicta Career Help Do You Have the Right Mindset for Your Legal Career? Podcast Episode 137: How to Handle Difficult Workplace Situations (w/Sadie Jones) Can a Monthly Lunch Date Further Your Career? Episode Transcript: Download the...

Duration:00:53:53

141: Experiential Learning in Law School (w/Alllison Pincus)

4/9/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking with Law School Toolbox tutor Allison Pincus about experiential learning opportunities in law school and why you should make sure you’re engaging in some of them. In this episode, we discuss: RESOURCES: ABA Standards of Legal Education Tips for Applying to Internships and Externships Podcast Episode 66: Tips for a Successful Law School Internship or Externship Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript...

Duration:00:32:05

140: OCI Strategy (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones)

4/2/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about OCI strategy. If you're not sure how or where to bid, what to put on your resume, or how to explain tricky parts of your background, this is the episode for you! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: CareerDictaTrello Podcast Episode 105: OCI Basics with an Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Podcast Episode 111: Resumes and Cover Letters (w/Sadie Jones) Podcast Episode 127: Avoid These...

Duration:00:41:07

139: How To Issue Spot an Exam Question (w/ live example)

3/26/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re doing a live issue spotting exercise on a real exam question, to show you how to use the facts to identify legal issues. This is exactly what you need to do on exam day, so tune in! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: California Bar Exam Past Exam Questions February 2008 California Bar Exam QuestionBrainy Bar Bank CaliforniaBrainy Bar Bank MEE/MPT Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript ...

Duration:00:37:08

138: Public Speaking Tips (w/Jennifer Warren)

3/19/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have a special guest, Jennifer Warren, to talk about how to improve your public speaking skills – something most law students and lawyers need to work on. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Want to be a Better Public Speaker? Do what the Pros do Public Speaking Tips from a Work in Progress The Number One Way for Introverts to Become Better at Public Speaking What Did Improv Classes Teach Me about Public...

Duration:00:50:04

137: How to Handle Difficult Workplace Situations (w/Sadie Jones)

3/12/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we are pleased to welcome back Sadie Jones, an ex-BigLaw recruiter, to talk about how to handle difficult situations at work. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: How to Tell Your Boss You Failed the Bar Exam Are You Emotionally Intelligent?A Lawyer’s Case for Disclosure Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript...

Duration:00:47:37

136: How to Attack Multiple Choice Questions on Law School Exams

3/5/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about how to attack multiple choice questions on a law school exam - something we're seeing a lot more of these days! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Emanuel Strategies and TacticsCrunch Time SeriesCALI Lessons Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Episode_136_Multiple-Choice-Questions-on-Law-School-Exams.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love...

Duration:00:33:09

135: Leaving the Law (w/Casey Berman)

2/26/2018
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're excited to be talking with Casey Berman, founder of Leave Law Behind, about why some attorneys are unhappy and what they can do to shift to a non-legal career. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Leave Law BehindLeave Law Behind Course How to Conduct Great Informational Interviews Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript...

Duration:00:39:53

134: Strategies for Maximum Personal Productivity

2/19/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're sharing personal productivity tips you can use to organize your life and get everything done. Working effectively isn’t just important for law school, but for life as a whole. In this podcast, we talk about different systems, strategies, and considerations you can explore to create a productivity plan that works for you. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Find Work-Life Focus: a Trello Insider’s Guide to Personal Productivity...

Duration:00:41:13

133: Being Strategic About Your Legal Career (w/ Liz Stone)

2/12/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking with legal recruiter Liz Stone, of Stone Legal Search, about ways to proactively manage your career from law school onwards. A former litigator, Liz works primarily with attorneys in the middle of their careers looking to make a switch and brings to the podcast her insights on decisions to make early on to help ensure job satisfaction and how to best position yourself for a mid-career move. In this episode, we...

Duration:00:43:34

132: What's BigLaw Really Like? (w/ Sadie Jones)

2/5/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking about what it's actually like to work in BigLaw, with ex-BigLaw recruiter, Sadie Jones. It’s generally accepted that in BigLaw, you’re expected to bill a ton of hours and work long nights in exchange for a hefty paycheck, but is that all there is to it? Learn more of the nuanced ins-and-outs of life working in a large law firm. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Podcast Episode 105: OCI Basics with an ex-BigLaw...

Duration:00:47:10

131: Thinking Ahead About the Future

1/29/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking about thinking about the future and long-term goal setting in law school. Many people in their 30s and 40s look at their lives and wonder how they got there. Though it might seem far off when you’re in your 20s, it’s never too early to start thinking about what you might want your life to look like in the future, and to make the personal and career choices most likely to make that future a reality, or at least a...

Duration:00:48:19

130: How to Make Difficult Decisions in Law School

1/22/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking about how to go about making difficult decisions in law school, because, let's be honest, you'll almost certainly have to make some. Now that the first semester is over, this is the time of year when many law students face a variety of choices about the direction their legal education and career. In this podcast, we talk about some of these dilemmas specifically, and offer suggestions for how to approach your decision-making...

Duration:00:38:20

129: Self-Care During Bar Exam Prep

1/15/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking about something that's incredibly important for everyone who's preparing for the bar exam, which is self-care. Because, let's face it, studying for the bar exam is stressful and, actually, so is legal practice. So, working on self-care during the bar exam study period is one thing that will probably help you pass and also help you in your career later. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Yoga Breathing: Alternate...

Duration:00:41:28

128: Regrouping and Dealing with Grades Second Semester

1/8/2018
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast and to a whole new year! Today, we're talking about taking stock, regrouping, and a few resolutions you might want to consider for the new school year. January can be a rough time in law school. The weather is terrible in lots of places, the holiday break is over, and of course, grades are coming in. However, the first few weeks of the spring semester are a great time to evaluate what worked for you – and what didn’t work – last semester. In this...

Duration:00:43:28

127: Avoid these Resume No-Gos

12/18/2017
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we have guest Sadie Jones, an ex-BigLaw recruiter, here to talk about some resume no-gos: all those things that you should never do on your resume. Sadie has seen a lot of resumes, for different positions, from a variety of candidates, and at a diverse collection of law firms. She’s got lots of valuable insights on things to avoid in your resume, so before you apply for that job, tune in! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Podcast...

Duration:00:42:00

126: How to Get People to Help with Your Job Search

12/11/2017
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter guest, Sadie Jones, about how to get people to help you with your job search and how to keep them happy when they do help. As the saying goes, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” so don’t be afraid to connect with your network for help. We’ll talk about the different people you can reach out to, and how to approach them based on the strength of your relationship. In this episode, we...

Duration:00:44:53

125: Maintaining a Professional Profile in the Digital Age

12/4/2017
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Welcome to the Law School Toolbox podcast. Today, we're talking about how to maintain a professional profile in the digital age where so much of your life is online, for better or worse. Technology is omnipresent; we are connected now more than ever, and in ways we don’t even know about. If you want to maintain a professional image, it is important to be mindful of what you’re posting, where you’re posting it, who can see it (intentionally or unintentionally), and other activities that might...

Duration:00:50:21

124: Don't Be a Jerk at Work

11/27/2017
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking about how not to be a jerk in your legal office environment with our special guest, Sadie Jones, who's a former BigLaw recruiter. True or not, lawyers have a terrible reputation when it comes to being nice and considerate in the office. Lawyers often have reputations of being jerks to other lawyers. Why is that? How true is it? How do you avoid being “that” person? Tune in to find out! In this episode, we...

Duration:00:47:59

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