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Archive for February, 2010

How do you get a job in this legal market right now?  Being persistent definitely helps, along with having patience.  Read this California Lawyer article to follow a recent law school graduate’s journey through his successful job hunt.

Don’t forget to turn in your pro bono and public service hours by: 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2010 Be recognized for your Pro Bono work at the recognition event. The event is scheduled for April 7, 2010.  Please turn in your time logs to Jill Blatchley at the Career Services Office,

This article gives great tips on how to avoid mistakes that have put candidates out of the running for jobs.  Many of these mistakes involve inappropriate social networking on the internet and discrepancies in resume information.   Read what recruiters have to say so you don’t make the same mistakes.

The Sports and Entertainment Law Section of the Barristers Club of San Francisco is hosting a live webcast that will include the following topics:      -Realities and misconceptions of a career in sports law      -How to get into the sports law field      -Unique facets of a career in sports law      -Some of the myriad issues […]

Legal Research Tools

February 23rd, 2010 by

Tired of Westlaw and Lexis?  Think they are the only legal research tools out there?  Think again.  Read this article to learn about other legal research tools on the internet based on the type of research you are doing.   And these sites are free!

Interviewing with a potential employer via videoconference?  An interview by videoconference can be just as important as an in-person interview.  Read this article to learn about tips and suggestions to make sure you are called back.

Interested in entertainment and/or sports law?  Then don’t miss out on Entertainment Law Career Day! Date: Saturday, February 20, 2010 Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.Location:  Southwestern Law School. Click here for directions. You must RSVP by emailing or calling 525-7087 no later than Thursday, February 19th at NOON. NO RESUMES!!  – This is […]

Don’t forget Friday, February 19, 2010 is the LAST day to upload applications to participate in the Spring 2010 Job Application Submission Program. Deadline to submit all application materials is 5:00 p.m.

Are you taking an unpaid summer internship?  Attend the seminar “Avenues for Funding Public Interest Work Summer and Post-Grad Positions” to find out the different ways on how to earn enough money to pay the bills. Date:  Thursday, February 18, 2010Time:  12:15 – 1:05 pmLocation: Room 2f

Check out the Legal Intelligencer article on discussing how the environmental law practice is expected to pick up for 2010.  Alas, some good news on the job front.  A brief excerpt has been reprinted below. “Environmental law, which saw the same slowdown in transactional work other practices did along with decreased enforcement under the […]

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