Networking Tips

Join Bar Associations to Get Ahead

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 […]

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Upcoming 1L Holiday Receptions

For a list of upcoming holiday parties and open houses for 1Ls at more than 40 law firms offices across the country, please see the list on Symplicity by selecting “Events”. Learn a few tips on how to make the most of opportunities during the winter break to grow your network and add a little warmth […]

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Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator – Apply Now

The Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator (TOJI) will provide 18 months of office space, practical training, and mentoring for beginning lawyers intent on building their own practices serving moderate- and low-income Texans’ unmet legal needs. TOJI will provide office space and training for a select group of new attorneys who want to build their own […]

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2017 Summer Judicial Internships in Dallas at State Trial Courts – RSVP

2017 DAYL Winter Break Judicial Intern Program Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Dallas, TX The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) invites first and second-year law students to apply for DAYL’s Summer Judicial Intern Program. The purpose of the Program is to provide law students with invaluable behind-the-scenes experience working with the […]

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Free Webinar: Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile – Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Whether you’re new to LinkedIn, a regular user, or you haven’t updated your LinkedIn profile in a while, this webinar is for you. This program will cover: Defining your purpose: What are you hiring LinkedIn to do for you? The biggest mistakes lawyers make in developing their LinkedIn Profiles and how to avoid them How […]

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Free for Students: First Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Mock Trial Institute – Nov. 16-17, 2016

As the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission have increased their scrutiny of transnational business activities, and are actively coordinating with the foreign counterparts, the importance of having a thorough understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is critical. An increasing number of these cases will be litigated through discovery and […]

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Signup for Lawcountabilty, J.D. – Networking & Professional Development Resource!

Now in its third year, Lawcountability, J.D. is an online professional development tool for Texas Law students. Founded by Ari Kaplan, who presented the program, “Networking for Career Success,” during Freshlaw Orientation, this platform (and iPhone app) will help you improve your networking skills, assist you with applying key job search strategies, and connect you […]

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Texas Law Student Business Cards: Order Online by Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

The Action Committee for Career Services is providing students the opportunity to purchase 250 student business cards for $25. Submit your order online and then go to the ordering site to complete you order. You will then immediately see a proof online before finalizing your order. Orders must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

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Ten Steps to Effective Informational Interviewing

From Vault Law Editors (May 23, 2016): If hearing the word “networking” makes you uneasy, then the idea of an informational interview may cause you serious discomfort. Many people shy away from informational interviews, which is unfortunate: studies show that informational interviews often play a critical role in a job search. In fact, statistics show […]

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