How to Negotiate Your First Legal Job

Let’s face it: salary negotiations are tough. The entire job-hunting process is incredibly lengthy and stressful, which makes the prospect of negotiating your salary before accepting a position (thereby potentially putting a solid offer in jeopardy) more than a little frightening. It isn’t any easier for law students who are trying to break into the …

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Finding the Best Cheap/Free Legal Advice For Your Business

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If you’re a small business owner and you have one simple legal question, going to a lawyer and paying for a consultation might seem a bit like overkill. For those in such a situation, there are many online resources that provide very cheap (or sometimes completely free!) legal advice, so that you can forego a …

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How Free Legal Advice Helps Startups, State, Everyone

UW Madison Law School established the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic in 2009 with the idea of offering free legal advice to entrepreneurs throughout Wisconsin. A recent peek into their results has revealed that many of the clients that were advised by the clinic have moved on to big things. One of the beautiful things about …

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Misleading Small Business Legal Advice to Avoid

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Small business owners receive a lot of advice—solicited and otherwise—on many aspects of their business. However, not all of that advice is good advice. It is important to take the good advice and leave the bad, especially when it comes to legal issues. The following pieces of “advice” sound good in theory, but in practice …

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