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Career 411: 5 Steps for Creating Great Cover Letters

So, you have decided that you are going to apply for your dream position. You have sat down and beautifully crafted your resume and are now beginning to work on your cover letter. You have written Dear Mr. Smith, and find yourself stuck with what to say. If this sounds like you, you should consider  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: October 27-31

Good morning Hulston Hall!  Be sure to check out the events that are going on this week. Today at 1:00 p.m., Mizzou Law’s Pro Bono Month presents Life of a Lawyer: Jennifer Schwendemann in Room 107.  Jennifer is the Director of Risk Management and Pro Bono Services at Husch Blackwell in St. Louis and will  Continue Reading »

Spotlight on Pro Bono: Legal Aid Panel– Pro Bono Month

This past Wednesday, Mizzou Law hosted Michael Matthews, ’12, Volunteer Coordinator for Mid-Missouri Legal Services, Michael Spillane, ’11, Staff Attorney for Legal Services of Southern Missouri, Jim Guest, Director of the Volunteer Lawyer’s Program for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, and Stacy Schaub, Staff Attorney with Legal Aid of Western Missouri as part of the  Continue Reading »

Career 411: Why Law Students Should be Blogging Now!

Are you looking for a way to stand out from the crowd and get noticed during your job search? You should consider starting your own blog. Not only does blogging about a particular type of law show a potential employer your interests, it is also a great way to become deeply knowledgeable in a certain  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: October 20-24

Mizzou Law’s Pro Bono Month is in full swing.  ACS and EJLA will be co-sponsoring with the Career Development Office, Legal Aid Panel, on Wednesday, October 22nd at 1:00 p.m. in the Courtroom.  Michael Spillane, ’11, Staff Attorney for Legal Services of Southern Missouri; Michael Matthews, ’12, Volunteer Coordinator with Mid-Missouri Legal Services; Jim Guest,  Continue Reading »