Posts Categorized: Law School

Here we discuss issues relevant to law students, job prospects, and other law school stuff.

The Future of Big Law is Busy Launching a Start-up in San Francisco

By Preston Clark What do you get when you take a former president of Harvard Law Review (’10) and a former president of Stanford Law Review (’10) and you graduate them into a legal profession that’s being completely redefined by technology? You get a legal tech start-up, of course. Casetext is a free, searchable legal… Read more »

Calling all legal bloggers…

Calling all legal bloggers! TheLawInsider.com wants to publish your law related blog content. Whether it be an original piece or a republished post from your blog, I’d like to invite you to submit your entries for publication on this blog. Topics of interest include legal analysis of breaking news, business of law, social media for… Read more »

Making Sure Your (Law) Degree Is Accredited

By Irene White As prospective students search college databases and educational websites, they will notice a term that gets used quite a lot: accreditation. Accreditation agencies (or simply, accreditors) work to evaluate a college degree program and make sure it meets certain standards. These organizations help students identify legitimate, well-respected schools and avoid scams. Before… Read more »

Noblesse oblige? Maybe not.

Via Twitter, I caught up today with Angela Kopolovich, an Orange County based attorney recruiter, while she was drafting a new article for her blog. The topic? Ridiculous Craigslist job postings for attorneys. If these C-list postings are any indicator of the state of our profession, things are not looking good. Thanks to Angela for… Read more »

Magic Mike, Esquire: A young lawyer goes to Hollywood

A young lawyer goes to Hollywood By Preston Clark Before he went to Hollywood, Michael Roark went to law school. In our ongoing series about lawyers finding success outside of the legal profession, I caught up with Michael Roark, the University of Florida Levin College of Law grad, who is making a name for himself in… Read more »

Three New Features for LawInsider.com

  As you know, we recently launched LawInsider.com. And in the two short weeks since our launch, thousands of legal professionals, business owners and analysts have used our contract database. In the process, we’ve received great feedback and suggestions on how to improve the website. Three new features at LawInsider.com are going live today in response… Read more »

Lawinsider.com Launches Largest Freely Searchable SEC Contract Database in the World

Free database aims to disrupt the contract and business document industry. San Francisco, CA — May 14, 2013 The largest freely searchable SEC contract database, LawInsider.com, launches this week with over 6 million pages of fully indexed and searchable contracts. The database creator, Preston Clark, is a former corporate attorney who set out to build a… Read more »

COOL: Google Plus Launches Communities

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Lawyers looking to get the most out of Google Plus should check out the new Communities section in G+. It’s clear that Google is going to make a really hard push for G+ engagement in 2013, and allowing users to create communities is a great move. It’s going to allow interest groups to find each… Read more »