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Archive for July, 2011

**Round I of the Career Services Job Application Submission Program is underway!**  The job opportunities for Round I are posted.  Applications for the Round I Job Application Submission Program must be uploaded by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2011.    **START LOOKING AT JOBS NOW**  The 2011 Job Application Submission Program brings to your attention […]

Attend the Refresher Workshop tomorrow presented by the Career Services Office!  We will cover how to make your application materials stand out and provide tips regarding interviewing and networking.  We will also discuss the current state of the job market here in San Diego.   DATE:  Thursday, July 14, 2011 TIME:  12:15-1:30 pm PLACE:  Lecture Hall […]

NALP has prepared a series of E-Guides about E-Professionalism including the attached guide entitled FACEBOOK FOR LAW STUDENTS:  MAKING FRIENDS (BUT PROTECTING YOUR PROFESSIONAL REPUTATION).  The guide addresses how law students should be using Facebook and how to reduce the risks of doing so.  Their recommendation is that Facebook be used only for personal use – and that another […]

The Irish American Bar Association is hosting an IRISH NIGHT AT PETCO PARK!  Come out and watch the San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants game on July 14, 2011.  There is also a Happy Hour event before the game from 5-7 pm at The Corner Bar & Restaurant, located at 369 10th Avenue, San Diego, […]

The ABA Journal reported yesterday that starting pay is down for 2010 law graduates, and the drop is greatest for law firm jobs.  According to NALP, the national median starting salary for 2010 law grads was $63,000, down from $72,000 for the class of 2009.  The national median salary at law firms was $104,000, compared to $130,000 the […]

Some applications for spring and summer 2012 law clerk jobs are due in early September 2011.  Others will be due even earlier in August 2011.  So plan to attend the seminar UPCOMING DEADLINES SO YOU DON’T MISS JOB OPPORTUNITIES.     Date:  Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Time:  12:15 – 1:05 pm Place:  Lecture Hall 1 ALL STUDENTS ARE […]

Join the San Diego County Bar Association for a presentation in its Fundamentals of Real Property Law Practice Series:  BASICS OF ANTI-DEFICIENCY, ONE-ACTION, SECURITY FIRST AND FAIR VALUE LAWS.     The presenters for this seminar will be Gary Stephenson, Esq., and Special Guest, Dean T. Kirby, Jr., Esq.  The series is geared towards new lawyers and all others interested.    DATE:  Wednesday, […]

The ABA Journal reports that seven different practice areas are showing growth in fees, billable hours, recruiting and hiring, according to the Robert Denney Associates Inc. consultancy. The Wayne, Pa., firm’s semiannual “What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession” report released this month identified these seven hot practice areas: health care; energy; financial […]

In a recent article in The National Law Journal, Karen Sloan describes the shift in the way public interest law careers are perceived and how young lawyers prepare for those jobs.  “More freshly minted lawyers are opting for public interest careers — the percentage of new law graduates taking those jobs grew from 2.1 percent in 1990 […]

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