Human Resources

5 Tips for 1L Interviews

As the New Year is well underway many 1L’s will soon be interviewing for the TCDIP 1L Summer Clerkship Program.  Here are 5 quick tips to help you 1L’s get ready to look and sound your best! 1) Do your research!  Do not assume that all firms are the same.  Pay attention to the different…keep reading

3 Key Ways to Leverage Your Diversity in Practice Membership

The New Year is a time of renewal and we are very thankful to all our members that this includes renewal of your membership in Diversity in Practice.  Of course, the success of any association depends on the continued active participation of its members.  This is particularly true for us when it comes to the…keep reading

DIVERSITY: 5 Tips to Doing Diversity Right

If you’re finding this blog and Twin Cities Diversity in Practice for the first time, you’re probably wondering, “Why do you do what you do?” We at Twin Cities Diversity in Practice know that diversity and inclusion in the legal profession is vital, not only for the health of the industry, but also to best…keep reading

Pipeline: What is it and why does it matter?

While the Keystone XL oil pipeline may be a controversial oil transportation project periodically in the headlines, a completely different pipeline has an immense impact on the racial and ethnic demographics in the Twin Cities legal industry. According to 2012 data from the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP), approximately 6.49% of attorneys in the…keep reading

Moneyball Studies: Lessons Learned

What do baseball teams and law firms have in common? Probably not a whole lot, but as Monique Drake of Lawyer Metrics LLC told us at the Leadership Summit on January 25, legal employers can learn a lot from the Oakland Athletics’ General Manager Billy Beane and his moneyball hiring strategies, where he constructs a baseball…keep reading