You Can’t Live A Double Life Online

Online Double Life

Some law students have 2 Facebook (or Twitter) accounts: one for the job hunt and one intended for friends. But can you actually maintain a double life online? More accurately: Can you post your revealing…

Happy New Year – Resolve to Be Yourself

resolve to be yourself

Happy New Year Blueprint JD Readers!  Yes, this is the requisite New Year’s Resolutions post. But no, I am not going to talk about getting fit, being less stressed, or all the other feel-good,…

How to Survive Biglaw with ‘Career Warfare’

Blueprint JD Book Review

Who knew that one of the most useful books about surviving Biglaw rarely mentions it?  A colleague recommended that I read Career Warfare: 10 Rules for Building Your Successful Personal Brand on the Business…

Painless Personal Branding for Law Students

My decision to pay attention to my own personal branding was motivated by fear.   I know that personal branding has a whole host of career benefits.  But those benefits didn’t have me up on…

Achievement Etiquette – Taboo Topics for Law Students

The recent release of bar exam results serves as a poignant reminder of the need for empathy and tact when discussing law school achievements.  While some folks are shouting “ESQURE” to the world on…

Professionalism: Seven Simple Rules

rofessionalism.  Lack of it can sink your legal career faster than the Titanic, and according to a recent study, professionalism is on a steady decline.  So, how do you batten down the hatches and…