From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com). If you are about to start a summer job, you must turn in a superlative performance during the next several weeks. Thus far, your GPA has demonstrated that you are able to acquire legal skills. Your summer employment will give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you also possess some important […]
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The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) is excited to host its second Law Student Summer Program. This program is open to law students around the state, who plan to work in Dallas after the bar exam and is perfect for first- and second-year law students (Classes of 2022 and 2023). The Law Student Summer […]
The following is a highlight of a few resources available to students and soon to be graduates. You may also review a more comprehensive list of resources as well as resources for 3Ls and recent grads. Job Bank on Symplicity. Be sure to set up a Job Search Agent. Attorney Jobs in the USA for […]
Edited from Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you are about to start your first job in the legal profession, your performance during the next ten weeks may be absolutely critical to your success. Your summer employment experience will help demonstrate that you also possess a variety of non-technical skills—from developing […]
From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Behavioral psychologists have long posited a working model that categorizes behaviors into four general groups. Every person possesses characteristics of each of the four behavioral styles. When people experience stress, however, most resort to one group of behaviors over the others. I refer to these […]
The winter break is a great opportunity to get to learn about and get involved with various bar associations. The American Bar Association (ABA) offers career-building opportunities, advocates for the profession, and promotes the rule of law worldwide. ABA membership gives law students tools and resources to help them succeed in school and beyond. ABA […]
From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you’ve landed a job as a summer associate or intern, you know that the quality of the work you complete over the next several weeks will have a huge impact on whether or not you receive a job offer. Your work product, however, won’t […]
Frank Michael, D’Amore on Law.com shares his thoughts on five things that seasoned attorneys wish others would have whispered in their ears when they embarked on their legal careers (see article). D’Amore shares tips on specializing, considering opportunities, finding mentors, trusting your intuition, and forming solid friendships to guide your career. (From Law.com, Frank Michael, […]
By following these 13 tips to make the most of your summer clerkship, you’ll greatly improve your chances of not only getting a permanent offer, but of securing a position that you will find rewarding. From the co-head of Dechert’s hiring committee, Laura Swihart. (Vault Law Editors, May 9, 2016).
A BigLaw veteran gives the scoop on how emailing like a pro, from subject to closing. (Vault Blog, March 29, 2016). Excerpt: Now, everyone here knows how to email. But until you have been in a firm for some time, sending and receiving “lawyer” emails, you may need some tips to get you started.