Do you cringe every time you hear about LinkedIn? I used to too until I began to learn how I could use it as a law student. Yes, having a LinkedIn profile is important for professionalism purposes, but I believe it’s much more than that. It’s a tool I use to hone different skills, but I also use it to deeply connect with other like-minded people, both in and out of the legal profession.
The best thing is that there’s no one “right” way to use LinkedIn, which leaves great room for creativity. You surely don’t have to be robotic and only talk about law school or only engage with attorneys. Don’t be afraid to show your personality and interests either. The rest of this post will give you specific ideas on how you can get started on LinkedIn: [Read more…] about 7 Ways to Use LinkedIn as a Law Student