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From Law School to Law Practice

From Law School to Law Practice: The New Associate’s Guide, produced by the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association, is a book aimed at fledgling attorneys starting out at larger law firms and in-house corporate legal departments. The book is broken up into four sections, and each one discusses certain expectations of firms  Continue Reading »

How to Work a Room

How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Savvy Socializing In Person and Online is a book by Susan RoAne, who is known as “The Mingling Maven”™.  The book provides techniques on how to socialize and feel comfortable in business networking situations. Available for checkout in the Career Development Office, the book identifies the things that  Continue Reading »

It’s Who You Know: The Magic of Networking

It’s Who You Know is a book by Cynthia Chin-Lee, a graduate of Harvard University, about networking. A copy of this book is available in Career Services. The book is essentially a guide on how to expand personal and business contacts through networking in person and on the Internet. It highlights the importance of networking  Continue Reading »

Careers in Criminal Law

Careers in Criminal Law is a book put together by the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section, and I strongly recommend reading it. Different attorneys that are a part of the Criminal Justice Section contributed to this book, which delves into a day in the life of a criminal lawyer in several different areas of  Continue Reading »

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Nervous about interviews?  If so, 101 Greatest Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions  by Ron Fry, is a great book offering an inside view of what employers look for in your answers to their toughest questions.  The book is divided into ten chapters each addressing common types of interview questions.   Though some of the questions  Continue Reading »

Choosing Small Choosing Smart

Are you interested in building your career at a small firm?  If so, this book, Choosing Small Choosing Smart: Job Search Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market”, by Donna Gerson, Esq. will be a fantastic resource for any questions you have about small firms – from preparing for interviews to opening a solo practice.   Continue Reading »

Missouri Prosecution and Public Defender

Missouri prosecutors are responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor and felony offenses.  The Missouri State Public Defender System provides legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes in Missouri. The Missouri State Public Defender employs approximately 350 full-time attorneys. Both the Missouri State Public Defender and the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services have  Continue Reading »