As you enter the legal profession it is imperative that you stay abreast of trends, developments, and news in the field. There are many resources for current awareness. This page lists a few suggested resources where you can connect with the most current issues in the legal profession. There are numerous other resources, alert services, print publications, and blogs that pertain to specific areas of law.
Follow a few twitter feeds to learn about legal trends and breaking news
Legal News & Events
Above the Law (ATL) - covers BigLaw, small firms, in-house counsel, law schools and legal technology; topics including attorney pay, law reviews, the bar exam, and basic tips in the daily life of attorneys
How Appealing - dedicated to appellate litigation; quick summaries of important appellate developments around the country
Lawyerist - internet community of solo/small firm lawyers; posts range from legal research aids to the use of technology at trial, and how much to spend, to hiring practices when bringing on associates
Lowering the Bar - humorous look at laws and funny situations that come up across the U.S. and the world's court systems
LXBN - network of blogs on diverse topics; quick review or introduction to an area of law without having to go to multiple blogs
Podcasts including legal education, technology, the practice of law, the Supreme Court and everything in between.