How I Graduated From Law School With A Job – Episode #3 – Dennis Kennedy

“How I Graduated From Law School With A Job” is a YouTube interview series where Franklin Graves interviews practicing attorneys to share their story and answer the ultimate question… how to got a job after law school! In this episode, we have St. Louis attorney Dennis Kennedy who is currently in-house counsel at Mastercard, focusing on information technology matters and…

003: Dennis Kennedy

On this episode, we have St. Louis attorney Dennis Kennedy who is currently in-house counsel at Mastercard, focusing on information technology matters and emphasizing emerging payments and mobile transactions solutions. Dennis is well known around the internet as a long-time blogger and podcaster. He is currently a co-host of The Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast on legal…

How I Graduated From Law School With A Job – Episode #2 – Brian Focarino

“How I Graduated From Law School With A Job” is a YouTube interview series where Franklin Graves interviews practicing attorneys to share their story and answer the ultimate question… how to got a job after law school! In this episode, we have California attorney Brian Focarino who is currently an associate at Cooley LLP. Brian’s practice focuses on “Trademark and…

002: Brian Focarino

On this episode, we have California attorney Brian Focarino who is currently an associate at Cooley LLP. Brian’s practice focuses on “Trademark and copyright litigation, enforcement and strategy, with muscle in internet, digital and social media, high-technology and the life sciences.” Brian is also serving as a fellow with both the American Bar Association’s Section…

001: Reg Levy

On this episode, we have California attorney Reg Levy who is currently VP Compliance and Policy at Minds + Machines. Minds + Machines is an organization overseeing the sales and marketing of new generic top-level domains (“gTLDs”). The Minds + Machines portfolio includes geographic domains (e.g. .london, .boston, .miami, .bayern), professional occupations (e.g. .law, .abogado,…

Pokémon Go Hidden Features Unlocked! Coming Soon!?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about Pokémon Go – the wildly popular augmented reality game from Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company released earlier this month. With so many wild adventures taking place, it’s left a lot of people wondering what’s next for the game? If you look closely, there are some hidden clues that point towards future app functionalities and features.  Let’s check them out!

Do’s & Don’ts of Coffee Meetings

Today, I’ve got some “do’s” and “don’ts” for informational coffee meetings.  It’s super-important to have one-on-one meetings with legal professionals in your area. Meeting individually gives you the opportunity to learn about how other people found success in their legal careers. Plus, it helps expand your network. The best, and cheapest way, to have an informational meeting is over coffee.

I’ve compiled a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” that I’ve learned from personal experience and, now, having been on both sides of the “informational” meeting.