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Summer is just around the corner and if you're anything like the rest of us, you're dying to get away. Maybe you'll go camping in the mountains, fly off to a tropical beach, or visit Europe again. But why be just a lawyer on vacation when you could be a vacation lawyer full-time? Sure, vacation law is a practice area we just made up, but plenty of major vacation companies and destinations are hiring. And they could be hiring you.

So, dust off your resume. As part of our affiliate partnership with Indeed, here are this week's three coolest, vacation-themed legal jobs.

Gunning for BigLaw? You'd Better Attend One of These Law Schools

Increasingly, students are motivated to pursue BigLaw simply as a way to eliminate their monumental debt-load as quickly as possible. It's the price one must pay to be educated as an attorney these days.

Of course, getting into BigLaw is easier said that done -- and one of the most tried and true methods is going to the right school. We've been looking at some of the more popular lists released by the National Law Journal and the eponymous U.S. New & World Report rankings. Looking at both lists under a "totality of the circumstances" kind of angle, we've put together a list of schools that will boost your chances of getting into BigLaw.

Being Vulnerable Is Part of the Job Search

"What, they rejected me?? How Dare they!"

If the above sentence is representative of your usual reaction whenever you receive a rejection letter from a prospective employer, we applaud your self-esteem. But most people aren't blessed with such a sense of self-importance. For most lawyers (indeed, people), looking for a job and waiting for the inevitable rejection can be a harrowing experience. But being vulnerable is all part of the process. Fortunately, just knowing that you're not alone can help a bit too.

Top 3 Cool Legal Jobs This Week: It's All About Compliance

There are a couple of things you need to run a business in this world: capital, a great idea, and a great in-house lawyer. It's no secret that running a company in a highly litigious country can be a real task, particularly when faced with a wall of federal, state and local laws that must be observed. Hopefully, that's where you come in.

If you're looking for jobs this week, we suggest you look in house. As part of our affiliate agreement with Indeed, here are the coolest compliance attorney positions around

The human body is weak. We are soft, fleshy. We tire easily, can work barely 16 hours a day. We demand standing desks, days off, health care. When thrown against a wall of endless document review, legal research, contract revisions, motion practice, we crumble.

Robots, however, are resilient. They need none of Man's comforts -- or even pay. And now, when it comes to the boring, rote work that many flesh-bound lawyers slog through day-by-day, at least one firm has decided that robots make a better fit. BakerHostetler recently partnered with the legal tech company ROSS to put artificial intelligence to work in its bankruptcy practice. Is this the end of the law as we know it?

Top 3 Cool Legal Jobs This Week: Summer Internships

If you’re still in law school, you may tend to find our weekly "Cool Jobs" posts somewhat less than helpful. After all, what good is a job to a law student if it requires ten years of experience in the legal field?

Well, law students, this post is for you! Everybody needs to start somewhere and not everyone can start making $125,000 right out the gate. If you’re between years (and between jobs) maybe you want to look at the list of internships we have for you below. As part of out affiliate program with Indeed, we present this week’s offering of Top 3 Cool Legal Jobs.

You've finally made it. You survived the school year, you got through final exams, and now it's summer. But while summer sure beats law school, it's not entirely a vacation. You've still got that summer associate position (or clerkship, or internship) to take up your summer days.

Your summer associate position could kick start a successful career. It might even end up landing you a job. That is, if you do well. So, to help you out, here are our top tips on how to be the best summer associate (or clerk or intern), from the FindLaw archives.

As Law School Applications Fall, the Whitest Profession Gets More Diverse

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the legal profession is the one of the least (if not the least) racially diverse professions in the nation -- 88 percent of lawyers are white. By contrast, 72 percent of surgeons and physicians are white.

But it looks like these numbers might shift in time. There's evidence to suggest that as law school applications fell in the last few years, the number of Latinos and Blacks rose by proportion.

Beware of Misleading Student Loan Debt Figures

If you are a prospective law student who is currently weighing her options between schools, no doubt estimated debt figures have entered into your analysis. But how much can you rely on these figures?

According to the opinion of Shannon Achimalbe at Above the Law, you'd be prudent to watch your step. Those numbers could be double or even triple when reality hits.

U. of Denver Law School Trains Grads for 'More-for-Less' Market

University of Denver's Law School will be getting a new dean this July, Mr. Bruce P. Smith. Mr. Smith will be moving to Sturm from U. of Illinois where he served a dean from 2009 to 2016 and has much private sector business experience as a lawyer for the NFL.

On the top of Smith's to-do list will be to push the school's current project to get new grads ready for the current "more-for-less" legal market.