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Attorneys switch law firms for a variety of reasons. Find out if it is the right time to leave your firm or whether you should stay in this article.....

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How to Easily Determine the Best Attorneys and Law Firms: The Five Prestige Levels of ....

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When Should I Decline a Legal Employment Offer?

You've been offered a great legal job – congratulations! But now you're wondering if it's too soon to turn it down. He....

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I have friends at a number of the firms I am interested in. Wouldn’t I be better served to go through my contacts than by submitting applications through a legal recruiter?

Question: I have friends at a number of the firms I am interested in. Wouldn’t I be better served to go through my con....

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Five-Part Mindset for Legal Job Search Success

Getting a new legal job can be exciting but daunting at the same time. There are so many things to think about, from whe....

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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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