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Making the Right Moves for Successful Job Searches and Career Development

The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development Strategies for Lawyers, produced by the National Association for Law Placement and authored by Valerie Fontaine, is a resource that provides a wide range of job-search and job-application advice to law students and attorneys. A copy of this resource is available in the Career Development Office. The  Continue Reading »

Alliance For Justice

Hello fellow gladiators! Today I’ve been browsing the Alliance for Justice (AFJ) website, and came across a lot of cool things that I’d like to share. Alliance for Justice is an association that combines multiple organizations in furtherance of the common goal of advancing justice and democracy. Some of the key issues addressed by AFJ are  Continue Reading »

Careers in Bankruptcy Law

The Vault Guide to Bankruptcy Law Careers is a book produced by Vault, Inc., and authored by Seth Stuhl. This publication offers a succinct overview of the field of bankruptcy law, advice for job-seeking law students, and recommendations for lawyers after they enter the field. This unintimidating book is a great source of information for  Continue Reading »

Administrative and Regulatory Law Careers

Careers in Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice is a book offered by the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. This easy-to-read, six-part resource offers a bare-bones overview of the work administrative law lawyers do, their typical career path, and how a student can become a strong candidate for an administrative law  Continue Reading »

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 »