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Oct 2013

In Rebel Wilson’s latest starring role on the sitcom Super Fun Night, the real life law graduate plays an uptight lawyer who adopts a new lease on life and vows to have ‘fun.’ Her character has been surrounded with words such as ‘loserly’ and ‘bland’; traits resultant of the perpetuation of the classic lawyer stereotype.

For every Erin Brockovich-esque renegade there is to debunk these classic lawyerly behavioral stereotypes, there is a smug George Clooney ‘spin doctoring’ his way to the top in Michael Clayton and a power obsessed Harvey Dent in the Batman series.

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Oct 2013

Have you ever found yourself doodling on your notebook in a lecture or making origami out of post-it notes and been struck by how artistic and talented you are? You’ve created procrastination art and I’d like to introduce you to some other procrastination artists who use everyday items, many of which you’ll probably have on your desk, to create incredible masterpieces…

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Oct 2013

The due date that you fooled yourself into thinking was so far away is now mere hours away. You know it’s going to be a rough night, but you know you’ve got it in you… plus you don’t really have a choice. Here’s how the Mission of the All-Nighter usually pans out…

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Sep 2013

I’m not actually sure whether the wisdom of Alan Shore from Boston Legal can be practically applied to daily life as a lawyer, but a law firm that will allow me to dress up as a flamingo is the type of firm I aspire to work for, and I’d love to have a best friend called Denny Crane. Practical or not, here are some of my favourite lessons from Alan Shore…

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