January 16, 2011

A “hook” for getting into the big firm

One way to get hired at a big law firm in the non-taditional way (i.e., not top ten percent of class at ivy league school) is to have a hook — something that makes you unique that will help add to the law firm’s bottom line immediately.
January 14, 2011

Some perspective on less than perfect job prospects

Many people have been asking me about Sunday’s NY times article “Is Law School a Losing Game?”
January 4, 2011

Keys to effective networking at law functions

Here are my thoughts about making the most out of networking events (law-related or really any function):
November 25, 2010

Set up follow-up contact

The strong cover letter should be supplemented with follow-up contact. Lay the groundwork in the cover letter.