Networking — it’s a dirty word for most law students and lawyers. But this doesn’t have to be the case! Networking is just fundamentally meeting people and trying to help them.
Legal networking doesn’t have to mean showing up to stuffy events and handing out business cards. There are so many different ways to network today than there were several years ago.
Read on, and start creatively networking today!
New Views of Legal Networking
- Finding a Lawyer Near You is Easier Than You Think Do you use a phone book to find a place for pizza? No, you use the internet! That's exactly how you can find a lawyer, too.
- Legal Networking 101: Towards a New Definition of Networking Networking doesn't have to be scary. Learn to embrace it with these tips.
- Why You Should Make an Effort to Meet Other Graduate Students Here are some reasons why you should make an effort to meet your fellow (non law school) graduate students.
- Legal Networking 101: Networking Today Isn't Like the Networking of Yesterday When your parents talked about networking, they were referring to something in a completely different category than the networking of today. These are the key differences and how to handle them.
- Legal Networking 101: How Do You Know What to Talk About While Networking? Three great ways to cover all your bases while networking.
- Legal Networking 101: Don't Be An Asshole If you want to make new connections, the number one key is to make yourself likeable.
- Don't Make This Networking Mistake Don't forget that networking is a two-way street - never stand someone up when you are trying to connect with him or her!
- Can a Monthly Lunch Date Further Your Career? One major key to successful networking is staying in consistent contact. A monthly lunch date could solve this problem!
- Networking Pro Tip: Know Who's Doing the Favor Many people hate networking because it feels like asking for favors. Well, it is! But that isn't a bad thing.
- Is Going to Women's Initiative Events Worth It? Women's initiative events give a unique perspective of the male-dominated practice of law - spoiler alert: they're worth attending!
- Online Legal Networking: Linkedin Some tips on how to make Linkedin work for you.
- Online Legal Networking: Twitter An online presence on Twitter is often a first step in making connections. Find out how to use it by following these tips.
- Online Legal Networking: Facebook Some tips on how to use Facebook as a networking tool.
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