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This is your guide to law firm interviewing and the nation’s top law firm summer associate programs. In this book you’ll find expert advice on-campus interviewing, call backs, and how to be successful as a summer associate from authors with years or decades of experience working in large firm legal recruiting.
In a world of internet-based global businesses, online document production, commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web based simulation practice, and a liberalized market, this book is a definitive guide to this future - for young and aspiring lawyers, and for all who want to modernize our legal and justice systems.
In this bookl Andrew B. Ayers, an appellate lawyer, shares invaluable insight on what it takes to make a successful law school journey. Andrew B. Ayers and then-Judge Sonia Sotomayor provide behind-the-scenes experience on what it takes to make it as a lawyer.
This book reveals what it means and what it takes to be a satisfied, sane, and successful lawyer in today's tough legal marketplace. Through incisive in-depth interviews, a top legal headhunter gives the 3rd degree to 15 successful lawyers who run the gamut of the legal profession
Designed to assist college law students as well as senior partners, this illustrated how-to guide teaches corporate lawyers how to speak persuasively while thinking on their feet and polish their personal style.
This edition walks you through the entire bar preparation process from getting a head start during your last year of law school to taking the exam. It features comprehensive coverage of the Uniform Bar Exam, including an explanation of each component and how to prepare for it.
This book gives a clear-eyed, intensely personal, and at the same time institutionally sophisticated account of what associate lawyers experience and why. Rather than being random and inexplicable, the unrelenting demands and intense hierarchy to which elite firms subject their junior lawyers are inextricably linked to the firms' chief claim to their prestige and their enormous incomes.
Written by recent law school graduates, this book transcends merely surviving the experience of law school, demonstrating how to earn high grades by working smart, excel in extracurricular activities, publish, and land top jobs with tried and proven strategies used by these lawyers when they were in law school.
This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of careers in the expansive field of the legal system. Featuring more than 100 updated job articles - including 20 new to this edition - and updated and revised appendixes, this new edition explores all the legal industry has to offer.
News in Law
The American Business Law Journal
A quarterly law review published on behalf of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Young Lawyers via EBSCOhost
Online resources for new lawyers covering both substantive and practical aspects of law practice.
How to Read Like a Pro
Every field and industry has at least one publication that people in the field read to keep up with what's going on. These magazines are in the Library's collections and you can access them and read like any pro in your field! For those exploring careers, they are great sources for inspiration. For job seekers, they are sources that can help you look knowledgable on trends, which can give you an edge for your job interviews and put you at ease for those moments of small talk with a potential employer.
To find more industry news for your own special interest, type your keywords and do a search. In the results, look at the left nav bar for Source Type and click "trade journals" and/or "magazines" to follow the latest news. You may set up an alert in your email for weekly updates or follow the feed in a news reader.
Example: clean tech. Check off "Trade Publications" on the left to focus on news & developments in the field.
A professional journal reporting news and information of interest to all segments of the legal profession. Articles are written in the style of general interest news magazines and focus on big picture stories with broad reader appeal.
A multidisciplinary forum for the publication of articles and discussions of issues arising from the relationships between human behavior and the law, the legal system, and the legal process. This is the official journal of the American Psychology-Law Society,
The International Law Yearbook is a peer-reviewed journal published annually.
Experts are queried in the subject explored and opinions are submitted as to
acceptance without conditions, acceptance with changes or need for
improvements for re-submitting at a later time.
the #1 environmental law journal in the United States, and has been published semi-annually by Harvard Law School students since 1976, seeking to publish scholarship that significantly advances the field of environmental law
NR&E is published quarterly, by season. Each issue publishes 8 to 10 feature articles reflecting the theme of a given issue. Regular departments include Insights, featuring short articles on hot topics in environmental, energy, and resources law.
Members of historically underrepresented groups remain seriously disadvantaged in professional training and work environments that white, upper-class men continue to dominate.Diversity in Practice analyzes the disconnect between expressed commitments to diversity and practical achievements, revealing the often obscure systemic causes that drive persistent professional inequalities.
This is a collection of 101 letters from women who have taken the courageous and difficult step of creating a law firm of their own, either as a solo or with others, focusing on the experiences, challenges, and opportunities of women-owned law firms.