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The first summer after I graduated from law school, I was a summer clerk in the Justice Department in Washington, DC. I was young, overly confident, and thought very highly of myself. I figured that because of my academic success—and the fact that I was the only first-year law student hired into this particular Justice Department program—I must be special and I knew everything I was doing. READ MORE >
Many attorneys believe that the quality of their law school, or law firm, will determine the course of their legal career. READ MORE >
If you are a partner with business in a law firm you should always be looking look for greener pastures. READ MORE >
Your attorney mind can self-sabotage your life and career this article can help you focus on positive mindset to find happiness. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search shares the most read articles on the site in 2018. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search shares the most read articles on the site in 2017. READ MORE >
Find out what information blindness is and how avoiding it can help you avoid these major career mistakes as an attorney. READ MORE >
Too many in the workforce, lawyers included, believe in “The One Call Close” theory.
If they’re selling something, they believe you should buy it from them right away.
And if they’re looking for a job, they believe they should be hired right off the bat.
If neither happens, the seller and job seeker moves on to the next target.
But it shouldn’t happen that way. Good salespeople know how to be persistent much in the same way strong job seekers are tenacious toward pursuing work.
Summary: If you constantly do this in your legal career you will be successful. Doing so will increase your chances of getting hired and help you develop stronger business relationships. READ MORE >
Find out what the most popular 20 articles were in 2016 by Harrison Barnes in this article. READ MORE >
Considering a lateral move? Learn how much the quality of the law school you went to matters to law firms. READ MORE >
This State of the Market Report covers the major trends in legal placements for 2016 and 2017. As this Report explains, one of the most significant features of the new legal job landscape is the increasing demand for specialist attorneys and the decreasing demand for generalist attorneys. In fact, it appears that the new badge of marketability has become the quality of an attorney's "niche" practice area experience as opposed to the quality of the attorney's law school or law firm. This Report tells you what happened with the legal job market across the country in 2016 and what we can expect in 2017. READ MORE >
Find out what the 20 most popular articles on BCG Attorney Search were this year and read them for yourself to learn why they are so popular. READ MORE >
Why is it so hard to get a job in a law firm? If you have been applying for positions and have not even gotten an interview—or if you have gotten interviews but no offers—then this article is for you. It explains why law firms reject so many applicants, often even before those applicants have gotten their feet in the door. It also explains what you need to do to eventually succeed where so many others fail. READ MORE >
Learn how big law firms evaluate potential hires and what you can do to increase your chances of getting hired by them. READ MORE >
If you ever want to work at a major law firm, you must avoid making any of these major career mistakes. READ MORE >
Find out what 5 essential components you should include in your business plan and how you can develop it. READ MORE >
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 graduates might have discovered the secret to greater career and life happiness. This article explains how most attorneys are rent seekers and how to make this system of rent work for you like Yale Law grads do. READ MORE >
This is a must-read article for any attorney who is considering taking an extended leave of absence from the practice of law. This article discusses how firms view extended leaves, the potential ramifications of such leaves on an attorney's career, and the factors firms will use to evaluate whether to hire you when and if you want to return to the legal profession. READ MORE >
The legal recruiters at BCG Attorney Search have helped thousands of attorneys thrive in the legal profession. We know what it takes to succeed in the world’s best law firms and are committed to doing what we can to ensure that every new associate has all the tips and tools he or she needs to excel during the critical first year of practice. READ MORE >
Learn how to do these two things that will ensure your successful career as an attorney. READ MORE >
This article reveals the secrets of the Harvard-inspired ranking system used by high-end legal recruiters to appropriately match attorney candidates with law firms. BCG recruiters assign rankings of “5” (highest) to “1” (lowest) to every law firm seeking to hire attorneys and to every candidate seeking to find a law firm position. The rankings are based on a host of criteria including (for law firms) the stature of the firm’s client base and caliber of the firm’s partners and (for attorney candidates) the candidate’s law school grades and the candidate’s work ethic. READ MORE >
If you want to get more law firm job offers than you ever have before, you need to understand how to make yourself desirable to law firms. READ MORE >
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William HendersonUniversity of Denver Strum College of Law, Class Of 2015Placed at Polsinelli PC
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Daniel SchwimmerNorthwestern University School of Law, Class Of 2015Placed at McDermott Will & Emery
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Terrence SteinHarvard Law School, Class Of 1986Placed at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP.
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Laura HarperWalter F. George School of Law, Class Of 2007Placed at Summit Law Group
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