May 9, 2013

Networking at legal events

LegalJob thought the article attached here about networking at legal events provides some useful advice. Some additional thoughts......
May 21, 2013

Persistence vs pestering — networking for legal jobs

Legaljob was recently asked the following question:
June 20, 2013

Advice for studying the law

Making Partner provides tips for how to be a successful law student such as joining study groups, reviewing old exams
July 22, 2013

Expand your tentacles to increase current and future job opportunities

This advice seems obvious but so many law students and law graduates neglect to do basic things:
July 31, 2013

“Small” talk

Strong networking skills do not come natural for many law students (looking for a job) and law firm associates (looking for clients either inside or outside the firm).
August 5, 2013

Prelaw students and 1Ls — What type of law do you want to practice

LegalJob is pleased to introduce our guest blogger Jenny L. Maxey, the author of Barrister on a Budget: Investing in Law School…without Breaking the Bank, which will be available in Kindle and Nook versions later this month.
August 10, 2013

Commitment to practice area — part one

Recently, someone asked for four words that describe what you look for most when hiring either an intern or a first year lawyer.
August 23, 2013

Commitment to practice area — part two

This post is the second one addressing the importance of picking a practice area as a first step to secure a summer or full-time legal job.
September 10, 2013

Targeting “small” law firms

LegalJob was recently asked how to effectively seek out and reach out to small law firms. Evidently, some recent law graduates are being advised to randomly reach out to small firms (cold without having a contact) and see what happens.
September 20, 2013

New book by LegalJob founder

The founder of LegalJob has authored a book published by the American Bar Association which will be rolled out today at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
October 6, 2013

Law students consider learning about technology

LegalJob repeatedly emphasizes the importance of picking a major early and gaining academic and work experience in that area.
October 7, 2013

Law school applicants — two secrets to success

Distinguish yourself in the application process by articulating intended career path. When reviewing your materials, the admissions committee is wondering: