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So You Got Your Grades, Now What? (Part II — The Bad News)

What happens to students who had a weak academic showing?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Clerkships, Law School Grades, Nicholas Alexiou


Welcome To The Spring Semester Of Your 1L Year, Make Sure To Keep Your Cool

The good news is that the job market for law school grads is ‘the best since the recession.’ The bad news is that this isn’t guaranteed to last until the time you graduate.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Job Searches, Renwei Chung, Law Students


So You Got Your Grades, Now What? (Part I: The Good News)

Take advantage of your high GPA while you can and lock in as many employment opportunities as possible.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Clerkships, Law School Grades, Nicholas Alexiou


House Democrats Searching For Lawyers To Take Down Donald Trump

Committee members are being flooded with 'really impressive résumés.' Will yours be one of them?
Tags: Law, Government, House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Quote Of The Day, Job Searches, Rep. Carolyn Maloney




Yet Another New Law School Ranking Places NYU In Top Spot

Most people attend law school to obtain jobs as lawyers, and NYU is apparently the best at helping students achieve that goal.
Tags: Law, Rankings, Law Schools, Nyu, Princeton Review, Job Searches, Employment Statistics




December 1: The Date All 1Ls Who Want To Work In Biglaw Should Be Prepared For

What does this date really mean in the legal recruiting cycle?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, NALP, 1Ls, Nicholas Alexiou


Marketing Yourself: How To Create A Powerful Résumé (Part III)

Using these tools, you should be able to land any job in your industry.
Tags: Law, Advice, Bruce Stachenfeld, Job Searches, Lawyer Advertising, Lawyer Marketing, Power Niche Marketing


What To Do If You Don’t Have An IP Job Lined Up Yet

Developing your own network and immersing yourself in the intellectual property world can help open up career paths.
Tags: Law, Advice, Intellectual Property, Law Schools, Job Searches, Law Students, Krista L. Cox


Searching For An In-House Job

Some advice from a deputy general counsel on how to land a job in-house.
Tags: Law, Advice, Mark Herrmann, In-House Counsel, Job Searches


Advice For LL.M. Students Who Want To Enjoy The U.S. And Work Here After Graduation

Steps international LL.M. students can take beyond working with their Career Services Office to fully utilize and maximize their time in an American law school and in the U.S. in general.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Job Searches, Law Students, Career Services Office, LLMs, Office of Career Services, Nicholas Alexiou, LLM Students


Morning Docket: 09.10.18

* Fun fact of the day: According to David Brock, a onetime member of "Kavanaugh's cabal," the D.C. Circuit judge has an "unhealthy obsession with the Clintons -- especially Hillary." He urges senators to vote no on Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. [NBC News] * After repeatedly denying that he had an affair with Stormy Daniels, President Donald Trump now says he he "will not bring any action, proceeding, or claim" against her for speaking out despite her nondisclosure agreement. All ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Scotus, Washington Post, Nbc News, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Defamation, Perjury, Trump, Reuters, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, David Brock


Power Niche Marketing

Marketing Yourself: How to Create a Powerful Resume
Tags: Law, Small Law Firms, Job Searches, Power Niche Marketing


Striking Out At OCI: What Happens Now?

Striking out during OCI only means that you have to adjust your job search strategy.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Career Services, OCI, Job Searches, On-Campus Interviewing, Nicholas Alexiou


3 Essential Qualities For IP Associates

The qualities of curiosity, intellectual humility, and empathy for a client’s beliefs are especially relevant for today’s IP lawyers.
Tags: Law, Advice, Intellectual Property, Law Schools, Job Searches, Gaston Kroub, IP Associates


How To Say No To A Job Offer

Be quick, be polite, and be firm when saying no. 
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Nicholas Alexiou


Morning Docket: 08.06.18

* You know your client sucks when...: This weekend, President Trump admitted on Twitter that his eldest son's 2016 Trump Tower meeting was held to "get information on an opponent," not to discuss "a program about the adoption of Russian children," as he'd dictated in his son's earlier account. His lawyer, Jay Sekulow, then had to walk back a statement he'd made earlier to get in line with Trump's comments, because "over time facts develop." [Daily Beast] * A federal judge has ruled for the seco...
Tags: Twitter, Law, Russia, Immigration, Dhs, Family Separation, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Aclu, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Law Schools, Trump, Jay Sekulow, Donald Trump Jr, Stanford Law School


Job Market For Law School Grads Is ‘Best Since The Recession,’ Bolstered By Biglaw Hiring

Exciting news that must be tempered with some cold, hard facts.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Job Searches, Law Students, National Association for Law Placement (NALP


The Ghost Of Law School Future Warns A Would-Be Law Student About The Realities Of The Job Market

Think hard before you make the law school leap with potential consequnces that are nondischargeable in bankruptcy.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Law Schools, Shannon Achimalbe, Job Searches, Law Students, Pre-laws


Everything You Need To Know About Fall Recruiting Season (Part II: The Initial Interview)

This will probably be the only time in your life where you have scores of employers lining up to give you a job.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Biglaw, Job Searches, Law Students, On-Campus Interviewing, Nicholas Alexiou


Everything You Need To Know About Fall Recruiting Season (Part I)

The first step a student should take to increase their chances of landing a summer offer is to research the employers.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Biglaw, Job Searches, Law Students, Office of Career Services, On-Campus Interviewing, Nicholas Alexiou


Working In-House And Want To Switch Companies? Good Luck!

Even though you may be more marketable given your previous in-house experience, the application process can be a challenge.
Tags: Law, Advice, Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Job Searches, Stephen R. Williams


While The Grass Can Be Greener On The Other Side, It Can Also Be Brown

Armed with strong 1L transcripts, scores of students will now be seeking to transfer to other law schools.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Job Searches, Law Students, Transfer Students, Nicholas Alexiou


Sometimes A Random Cold Call Reaching Out Can Lead To A Chauffeured Ride To A Lawyer’s Office

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and when you're a lawyer, those first impressions really matter.
Tags: Law, Shannon Achimalbe, Small Law Firms, Job Searches, Lawyer 's Office


The Law Schools Where The Most Graduates Got Jobs At Large Firms (2017)

You don't necessarily need to go to a top law school to get a job at a top law firm.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Job Searches, Employment Statistics


The Law Schools Where The Most Graduates Got State Clerkships (2017)

These law schools may help you get local jobs that are in high demand.
Tags: Law, Rankings, Law Schools, Job Searches, State Judges, Clerkships, Employment Statistics, State Clerkships


The Law Schools Where The Most Graduates Got Government & Public Interest Jobs (2017)

The law schools that will help graduates fight for justice in America.
Tags: Law, Government, Law Schools, Public Interest, Job Searches, Employment Statistics, Public Interest Jobs



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