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Archive for January, 2010

Just for fun, if case you need a break from all that studying.  Here is a link to the National Jurist’s 20 suggested must see legal movies. 

As technology continues to rapidly evolve, Google is now offering users up to 1 GB free document storage uploading.  So if you don’t have a thumb drive available or want to share a file and collaborate with other users, upload it onto Google Docs.  Click on the Lawyerist.com article for more details and links.

If you are a 2L, don’t forget to attend the seminar “Judicial Clerkships – What Are They & How to Get Them” to learn all about applying, interviewing and getting a judicial clerkship. Date:  January 28, 2010Time:  12:30-1:15 pmLocation: Room 2F

Another sign of the tough legal job market: a higher volume of federal clerkship applications than usual.  Read this New Jersey Law Journal article on law.com for the details of who is applying and why there is a surge in clerkship applications.

Part III of Bridging the Gap: Appellate Court Date:  Tuesday, January 26, 2010Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Symphony Towers750 B Street, Suite 300San Diego, California 92101 Featuring Justice Judith McConnell, Steve Kelly, Elaine Alexander and Mike Fish. Click here to register.  The event is free!

Get recent news articles about the current state of the legal job market and job related seminars by going onto Career Services’ Twitter page. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CWSL_Career

This PreLaw article gives great tips for how part-time law students can balance family, jobs, extracurricular activities and oh yeah, law school.   

If you plan to sign up for mock interviews, then you must attend the seminar “Tips for Law Job Interviews: What You Need to Do to Get the Offer!” Date:  Thursday, January 21, 2010Time: 12:15 – 1:05 pmLocation:  Lecture Hall 1

Read this PSLawNet.com article from a recent law graduate who benefitted from the old advice of “network, network, network!” to get the public interest fellowship she really wanted.

For all graduating 3Ls:  Don’t forget to attend the seminar “What You Must Do to Get a Job in Today’s Economic Climate.” Date:  Tuesday, January 19, 2010Time:  12:15-1:05 pmLocation:  Lecture Hall 1

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