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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 »


Hi guys! For those of you who have not used Martindale before an interview, I implore you to try it. Martindale allows you to learn more about specific lawyers and law firms and is run by LexisNexis. There are a couple of different methods that can be used on this site in order to find  Continue Reading »

How to “Maximize Your Lawyer Potential”

So many factors contribute to the success of a lawyer beyond what law students learn in school.  Maximize Your Lawyer Potential, by Amee R. McKim, focuses on what the author designates as “soft” lawyering skills.  These are abilities that are not as easily measured as grades and journal participation.  Though soft skills are not typically  Continue Reading »

September 9 – 13

Succeeding in Today’s Job Market

Worried about finding a job after graduation?  If so, I recommend the book From Lemons to Lemonade in the New Legal Job Market by Richard L. Hermann.  This book examines some of the obstacles new graduates may face during their job search, but more importantly, provides an abundance of advice about how to work around  Continue Reading »

September 2 – 6

Happy Labor Day!  Hope you are enjoying the holiday and relaxing. This week at Mizzou Law we have some great events lined up.  On Wednesday, September 4th, at 1:00 in the Courtroom, Dean Key will be presenting,  “The 3L Job Search – Strategies Beyond OCI.”  Did you know that approximately 90% of law students find employment  Continue Reading »