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…Details
“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 Reg Levy who is currently VP Compliance and Policy at Minds +…Details
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,…Details
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.Details
I have decided to take some of my blog posts and turn them into YouTube videos! Help me out and subscribe to my channel and like my videos. Every bit helps and I look forward to continuing to bring you more quality video content into the future! Let me know what you think in the…Details
Legal Cheek recently published an insightful interview with Professor Colin Ettinger, a professor at The University of Law (in the UK) and a partner at Irwin Mitchell. The interview provides notable advice for young lawyers and law students on technology skills and knowledge necessary to survive in today’s legal market.Details
At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES), the Internet of Things took over the show floors—pushing aside 3D printers and pulling ears away from Sony’s hi-res audio initiative. The Internet of Things, or IoT abbreviated, is all about leveraging wireless technologies to enhance the interoperability of objects and items that consumers interact with on a daily basis. Single-use coffee pods, cars, smoke detectors, power outlets, light bulbs, and more have all been transformed to communicate both with each other on a local level and across networks miles apart.Details
LinkedIn continues to play an important role in job opportunities. I’ve received a number of opportunities to interview with companies because of some simple techniques anyone can implement on their LinkedIn profile. A staggering 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn as an essential social media tool.
It’s time to take the next steps towards improving your social media presence, and LinkedIn should be your first priority! Here are five ways to make legal jobs come to you with LinkedIn.Details
When I think back to law school, there isn’t an extremely long list of things I miss. However, one benefit of being a law student definitely included having free, unlimited access to not just one, but many online legal research platforms: Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Bloomberg, to name a few. Now that I’ve been out of school…Details