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Archive for April, 2010

Read this wallstreetjournal.com article for ways to prepare for the upcoming career fairs to get the most out of your experience.

Read about the first transactional lawyering competition that took place at the Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law in Philadelphia last month in this National Law Journal article on lawjobs.com.  A brief excerpt has been reprinted below: “The first-of-its-kind transactional lawyering competition, which drew 12 teams from 10 law schools, was part of a […]

USD’s Pardee Legal Research Center and the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s Gordon D. Schaber Law Library are pleased to present “Legal Research in the Real World.” The program will provide participants with time and cost-saving legal research techniques and legal research principles and strategies. This half-day program is open to all attorneys and law […]

By attending this session, you will learn how to: • Present a written argument using effective introductions;• Recognize over-wordy and succinct written argument;• Write an argument meeting trial judge expectations;• Present a written argument using effective topic headings; and • Present a written argument using effective fact statements.  Date:  May 5, 2010 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:15 PM Location:  Bar […]

The Civil Litigation 101 Series is a four-part series developed as a step-by-step approach to civil litigation. Part IV of this series will address the final stage in the life cycle of your case.  The following topics will be discussed: • Basics of Mediation• Settlement Conferences• Settlement Agreements• Arbitration Date:  April 28, 2010 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:15 PM […]

This SDCBA program will explore recent and forthcoming water quality regulations at the federal, state and local levels and will discuss how these regulations are impacting land use and project design. Learn key elements of the regulations to identity limitations on project design early in the design and entitlement process. Date: April 27, 2010 Time:  […]

Read this lawcrossing.com article for tips on how to improve your cover letter to help you get that interview. 

Read this article that was originally published in Student Lawyer magazine and now on the aba.org website, to pick up tips on how to beat procrastination before it is too late.

Can’t get enough of the articles posted on this blog?  Check out the American Bar Association’s career counsel website which identifies additional career articles and resources.

Interested in gaining experience as a contributing editor to lawyerist.com over the summer?  Here is your chance.  Lawyerist.com is looking for one or two law students to join their team as (low-paid) interns. (“Contributing Editors” for you resume-oriented folks.) Projects may include things like blog post editing, research, online marketing tasks, and writing.  Interns can […]

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