The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
About This Show
The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us! And, if you have an opinion on the show, please drop by and offer a review. We’re here to help, and we’d love to hear from you!
Most Recent Episode
142: Taking Ownership of Your Legal Career (w/Whittney Beard)
3 days ago
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with Whittney Beard, an ex-lawyer and career coach at Orrick, about how to really own and direct your career, even as a young lawyer. In this episode, we discuss: What exactly a career coach does and why they are valuable Common mistakes many young/inexperienced lawyers make The truth about getting the assignments you want Concrete steps you can take if you’re unhappy in your career or working with some difficult personalities What to do when you think you’re ready to move on RESOURCES: Career Dicta Career Help (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/career-help/) Do You Have the Right Mindset for Your Legal Career? (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/do-you-have-the-right-mindset-for-your-legal-career/) Podcast Episode 137: How to Handle Difficult Workplace Situations (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-137-how-to-handle-difficult-workplace-situations/) Can a Monthly Lunch Date Further Your Career? (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/can-a-monthly-lunch-date-further-your-career/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/LST-Ep-142-Owning-Your-Career-Whittney-Beard.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website. If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox. Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee