Harrison Barnes' Legal Career Advice Podcast

By Harrison Barnes

The Lawyers Rising podcast features Founder and CEO of BCG Attorney Search, Harrison Barnes, in conversation with BCG Recruiting Manager, Brie Mills. In each episode, the two will share their expertise 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.

  1. 1.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Top 10 Reasons Why High Junior Associate Salaries Are Destroying the Legal Profession
    34:15
  2. 2.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Two Things the Most Successful 5% of Attorneys Do That the Rest Do Not: Ignore this Career Advice at Your Own Peril
    19:44
  3. 3.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How Attorneys and Law Students Can Craft the Perfect Cover Letter
    26:32
  4. 4.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: 2021 State of the Lateral Law Firm Hiring Market
    1:00:49
  5. 5.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: There Are Only Three Reasons an Attorney Should Ever Switch Law Firms
    54:42
  6. 6.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why Law Firms Do Not Like to Hire Attorneys From Most Practice Settings Other Than Law Firms
    35:56
  7. 7.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Every Attorney’s Biggest Weakness is Their Need to Feel Important and Loved
    27:12
  8. 8.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Top 9 Ways For Any Attorney To Generate a Huge Book of Business
    33:56
  1. 9.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: The Worst Possible Questions Attorneys and Law Students Can Ask in Interviews
    35:41
  2. 10.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why being a great businessperson is such an important part of becoming a great lawyer
    33:45
  3. 11.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why Your Family and Social Background Will Determine Your Happiness and Success as an Attorney More than Your Academics or Firm
    20:24
  4. 12.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: The Top Marketing and Sales Tricks Law Firms Use to Get You to Work There
    28:00
  5. 13.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why You Should Never Give Up Your Law Firm Job Search
    27:15
  6. 14.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Ten Reasons You Will Never Be in Control Over Your Legal Career if You Work in a Law Firm
    30:21
  7. 15.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why Attorneys Need to be Exploited to Succeed
    25:16
  8. 16.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why ego damages the careers of so many attorneys
    26:38
  9. 17.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: What to do if you're not getting the job offers you want
    29:15
  10. 18.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: The 5 reasons you don't get hired after an interview
    30:34
  11. 19.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Simple tips for writing a great resume
    29:21
  12. 20.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: What Happens When You Allow Others to Control Your Access to Information
    26:39
  13. 21.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Top 10 Ways Attorneys Can Move to a Better Law Firm
    30:29
  14. 22.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How Attorneys and Law Students Can Use Networking to Find Legal Positions
    39:28
  15. 23.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How to Find a Legal Job
    46:00
  16. 24.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How much does your law school matter?
    28:38
  17. 25.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: What to do if you're fired from a law firm
    33:56
  18. 26.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Top 10 Reasons Attorneys Should Look at Multiple Markets in Their Job Search
    26:47
  19. 27.
    What the Coronavirus Means for the Legal Economy and Your Attorney Job Search
    34:07
  20. 28.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why There Is No Better Profession Than Practicing Law
    35:16
  21. 29.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: The 5 Best Practice Areas for Attorneys
    58:18
  22. 30.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: The BCG Attorney Search 2020 State of the US Attorney Market Report
    51:08
  23. 31.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Should You Worry About Finding an Attorney Job?
    31:53
  24. 32.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Should You Open a Solo Law Practice?
    29:58
  25. 33.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Any Attorney Can Create a $100 Million Book of Business by Following These Principles.
    31:20
  26. 34.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How Should You Address the Two Primary Sources of Career Anxiety When Practicing Law?
    34:47
  27. 35.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Is It OK to Be an Average Attorney? You Might Actually Be Better Off This Way.
    37:10
  28. 36.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Pulling Back the Curtain on Law Firm Politics—What You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive
    1:09:30
  29. 37.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: What a Slowdown Can Do to Your Legal Career and How to Bulletproof your Résumé
    30:26
  30. 38.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Can You Accept Criticism or Not? How that Question Affects Your Legal Career
    31:59
  31. 39.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: A Senior Attorney with No Book of Business? No Problem! Here’s Why
    33:31
  32. 40.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Corporate or Litigation Practice—Which Is the Better Choice for You?
    30:29
  33. 41.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Is It a Book of Business by Year 5 or Die? How to Get One and How to Get Around It If You Don't
    59:07
  34. 42.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Quitting Without a Backup Plan—How to Keep Your Law Career from Committing Suicide
    30:54
  35. 43.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why Looking Good on Paper Beats Looking Good in a Suit-Finding Success as a Lateral Attorney Candidate
    24:26
  36. 44.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Your Law Career or Your Life--The #1 Reason Careers Are Killed and How You Can Keep Yours Alive
    32:12
  37. 45.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why In-house Council Is a Good job and a Bad Decision
    40:04
  38. 46.
    Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: How to Be an Indispensable Attorney--Even Without a Book of Business
    56:00

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