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Top 20 Reasons Why There Is No Better Profession Than Practicing Law

Although it is often portrayed in a negative light, the practice of law is a wonderful profession to be a part of. Learn why in this article.....

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Should You Start Your Own Law Firm? Top 10 Reasons to Start or Not Start Your Own Firm

Have you ever thought about starting your own law firm? Find out if becoming a solo practitioner is the right choice for you.....

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Top 10 Reasons Why November and December Are the Best Times of the Year for Attorneys to ....

Many attorneys think waiting until the new year to start their job search is best. Learn why you shouldn’t wait until the new year to start looking.....

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The 7 Steps Attorneys with 5+ Years of Law Firm Experience Must Take to Save Their Legal ....

These seven choices are fundamental to attorneys and their careers. Each of them is evaluated in-depth in this article to ensure your career success.....

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The Only Seven Reasons a Law Firm Will Ever Make You a Partner

In this article, you will learn the seven reasons why a law firm would make someone a partner, what it takes to become one, and what obstacles might be in the way.....

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What Strategies Do You Have to Recommend for Applying to Law Firms That Do Not Have Openings?

You can research the firms in your practice area, and you can find the firms that do the kind of work in your practice a....

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For Legal Internships That Were More Than Five Years Ago, Should They Be Listed (e.g., 2011 to 2013)?

If they were in law school, and you worked in an area that's relevant to what you're doing, or they were with a prestigi....

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How Can I Be Recognized for My Work as an Attorney and Not as a Politician?

**I've been practicing since 1996. My first eight years were in firms—litigation and real estate—and the last part o....

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What Should I Do About My Résumé or Strategies to Maximize My Chance for Law Firm Offers?

I graduated with a JD degree from a top law school with a B plus average, and I'm interested in employment law. I also p....

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If I Have a Lot of Relevant Experience That’s Too Much to Fit on One Page, How Do I Choose What to Keep and Remove?

In most practice areas and most types of work that people do, the law firms and the people interviewing you already know....

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How Should I Explain a Bad Fit at a Past Employer on My Résumé?

Your résumé can just have a stop date. Mention when you stopped working there. It's very difficult for attorneys, a lo....

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Is There a Service That Can Write Your Cover Letters for You to All the Places You Want to Submit Them To?

You can use a service that does this. But I think a cover letter is very personal. So the more personal connection you c....

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