Free Coaching for Law Students and Lawyers

Kate McGuinness coachingThe amazing Kate McGuinness, authoradvocate, and former BigLaw partner and Fortune 300 GC stopped by to tell us about a low-cost program that provides women with a coach to make positive changes in their life. Check it out, especially if you’re in law school!

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Kate’s Counsel: Speak Up!

Kate McGuinness - Terminal AmbitionMore hard-won advice from the fantastic Kate McGuinness, author, advocate, and former BigLaw partner and Fortune 300 GC. Do check out the video at the end!

I imagine many readers are burned out from adopting and abandoning New Year’s resolutions, but I’m going to suggest one more: Speak up in class.

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Kate’s Counsel: Chill Out About Exams

Sad law studentJust in the nick of time, Kate McGuinness returns with some words of hard-earned wisdom about law school exams & your future career!

In an astonishing display of clairvoyance, I will correctly predict the emotional state of each of the nation’s law students. Ta-da, it’s anxiety.

Exam Time!

Exams are coming, and no matter how hard you worked over Thanksgiving break, you’re certain you didn’t work hard enough. You finished reviewing your class notes, but you’ve given up creating your own outline. Gilberts and E&Es sit unopened on your desk. You haven’t taken a single practice exam yet.

Here’s my advice:

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Kate’s Counsel: Finding Your Way in the Legal Profession

Kate McGuinness - Terminal AmbitionBig news! Kate McGuinness, author of Terminal Ambition and a legal trailblazer in her own right, is going to be a regular writer on The Girl’s Guide, which I couldn’t be more excited about.

Kate has a wealth of valuable experience to share about navigating as a woman in the legal profession, and she’s open to questions. So — if you need advice from someone who’s been-there-done-that — don’t be shy! Leave your questions in the comments.

Now, without further ado, here’s Kate!

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