242 episodes

This legal career and legal employment advice podcast from BCG Attorney Search Founder and CEO, Harrison Barnes, covers the most important topics affecting lawyers and their careers. In each episode, you will learn how to grow and accelerate your legal career through in-depth discussions on issues affecting the law profession and those that work in it. Drawing from over 20 years as a legal recruiter and attorney, Barnes will explore the culture and character of law firms, how to move in and out of them, and how to rise, thrive, and sustain a career. Their discussions will offer advice for both Partners and those still on the path.

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This legal career and legal employment advice podcast from BCG Attorney Search Founder and CEO, Harrison Barnes, covers the most important topics affecting lawyers and their careers. In each episode, you will learn how to grow and accelerate your legal career through in-depth discussions on issues affecting the law profession and those that work in it. Drawing from over 20 years as a legal recruiter and attorney, Barnes will explore the culture and character of law firms, how to move in and out of them, and how to rise, thrive, and sustain a career. Their discussions will offer advice for both Partners and those still on the path.

    Part 1 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 1 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 28 min
    Part 6 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 6 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 27 min
    Part 2 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 2 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 27 min
    Part 3 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 3 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 25 min
    Part 4 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 4 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 25 min
    Part 5 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 5 - Showing Up: The Difference Between Those Who Get Hired and Advance in Law Firms and Those Who Do Not: Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast, Harrison delves into the pivotal notion of 'showing up' in your legal journey. He emphasizes how showing up, both physically and mentally, can profoundly influence your success in the legal field. Harrison asserts that grasping this principle can be a game-changer for your career, whether you're a law student, practicing attorney, or a partner.

    Harrison's presentation delves into various facets of showing up, underlining its significance. He explores how your academic accomplishments, particularly your ability to excel in exams and impress professors, can signify your dedication and potential for showing up. These attributes can set you on the path to a thriving legal career.

    He underscores the significance of billing hours as a fundamental method for demonstrating your commitment within law firms. Billing substantial hours not only showcases your physical and mental vigor but also your devotion to the profession. Clients and colleagues recognize your enthusiasm and commitment, which can lead to increased opportunities and business growth.

    Harrison also delves into the importance of deriving satisfaction from your work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While billing hours are crucial, it's equally essential to preserve your well-being and relationships. Your ability to find enthusiasm and equilibrium within the legal field can help you succeed without compromising your personal life.

    Furthermore, Harrison discusses the importance of promoting yourself to clients and colleagues. Actively seeking out work and demonstrating your interest in specific tasks can set you apart. Selling yourself is another manifestation of showing up that can result in career advancement and expanded opportunities.

    Harrison also addresses the preference for younger attorneys in the legal market, emphasizing the necessity for older attorneys to present themselves uniquely to overcome this preference. While it's important to acknowledge age-related biases, it doesn't signify the end of your career. Harrison's insights can guide you in navigating these challenges and achieving success in your legal profession.

    In summary, Harrison's podcast imparts invaluable insights into the concept of showing up and its multifaceted significance in the legal realm. By comprehending and implementing these principles, you can elevate your legal career, regardless of your current position or age.

    • 21 min

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JWS34 ,

Outstanding career advice

Harrison has deep insight into the topics of job search and career development. This podcast and accompanying website articles helped me a great deal preparing for job interviews. Much of this content would be helpful to anyone, not just lawyers.

wowowo💖💖 ,

Amazing

This really helped me understand what the rest of my life as an attorney will look like. Great Advice.

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Attorney

Great advice for those who work in a law firm or looking to leave your firm

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