Your first job interview may be with the law firm's managing partner, but don't count on it. Depending upon the law firm's size and the job you're seeking, you may be much more likely to speak with the personnel director. These initial contacts are also referred to as legal administrators, recruiting officers, directors of human resources, and various other monikers. Regardless of their titles, these gatekeepers share the ability to take you to the next level or return you to the street.
We spoke with several key recruiting people from law offices of all sizes across the country and asked them to give us their perspectives about these matters:
Foster & Doe, LLC, a national law firm, seeks an attorney (Class years 1999-02) with commercial litigation experience. Candidates must have top law school and large law firm experience. New York bar is preferred, or will consider if taking upcoming New York bar.Literalists would read this ad and might fail to apply if any one of the following were true:
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