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What Yale Law School Teaches about How to Approach Your Legal Career That No Other Law ....

This article explores the unique way Yale Law School graduates think about their legal careers. To the untrained eye, these graduates may seem aimless with their careers -- taking jobs in academia and government instead of prestigious law firms. But on closer examination it appears that these gradu....

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Why Law Firms Lawyers Must Work Weekends and Holidays: Law Firms Own Your Time and You Do ....

In the law practice, it is important for an associate to show his or her superiors that their job is more than just a job.It instead is almost a lifestyle.This is why attorneys who want to prove their capability, as well as that their work is more than just a job, work on weekends and holidays.To be....

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Why Attorneys Often Fail as Businesspeople and Entrepreneurs

It is often very hard for attorneys to become entrepreneurs or make the transition to the business world. Find out why in this article.....

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Take This GIFT for Granted and Your Legal Career Will Be Dead: Why Attorneys Must Always ....

Most attorneys don't understand the number one factor that will ensure their career survival. Find out what it is in this article.....

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A Guide for Attorneys Giving Notice in Law Firms: How an Attorney Should Give Notice

Even if you’ve landed your dream job, giving notice at your current job might be an awkward and unpleasant experience.You might experience guilt or feel as if you’re betraying your current employer.Well, it’s time you get over that, especially as your dream job waits for you.....

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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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Should You Address Your Cover Letter to a Specific Person and Username? Or Should You Use a General Citation?

Yes, you should always address your cover letter to a specific person. So the people that you can address cover letters ....

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