Job Seekers

Keith Fall, Walker Associates

March 13, 2018

In our new series for Lawjobs.com, we’re asking legal recruiters for their insider tips about where the biggest job seeker opportunities are, and for advice on how candidates can best position themselves to get them.

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New York City, New York, USA - December 31, 2014: Columbia University inscribed on the Low Memorial Library facade at New York City's Columbia University

March 9, 2018

The results are in from the Law.com Go-To Law Schools list for 2018, and Columbia Law School ranked #1 for the 5th year running based on their strong performance of 2017 JD graduates who took associate jobs at the nations’ largest 100 firms. An impressive 68% of their 432 2017 graduates ended up at NLJ 100 law firms.

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Women In Law

March 8, 2018

On International Women’s Day it seems fitting that we highlight some of the efforts to increase diversity in the legal industry.

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Leveraging Your Technical Skills

March 7, 2018

According to a recent survey by Thomson Reuters, 74% of corporate attorneys believe that Millennials will bring technology advancements into the legal department.

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Federal Law Clerkship Hiring

March 5, 2018

Law school deans have spoken, and it’s paid off!  In February 2018 a group of federal judges agreed to a plan that pushes law clerk hiring to after law students’ second year in school.

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Big Law Insights

March 1, 2018

Our colleagues at The American Lawyer report that entry-level recruitment efforts across law firms remain steady and robust .  Big Law recruiting volume and practices are now on par with pre-recession levels, according to the data collected by the National Association for Law Placement.

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2018 LAWYER LIFE STRATEGY GUIDE

December 18, 2017

The following guest post is written by Joseph E. Ankus of Ankus Consulting, and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Lawjobs.com and ALM Media.  Visit Lawjobs.com to start your job search.

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From Law Firm To In-House Counsel: The Right Move?

November 14, 2017

The following guest post is written by Joseph E. Ankus of Ankus Consulting, and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Lawjobs.com and ALM Media.  To view the latest in-house roles on Lawjobs.com, click here.

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laid off

September 20, 2016

Getting let go or fired can be stressful, and if you’re like most people in the legal industry, you may feel uncertain about what options are available to you and what next steps to take. Here are some basic job search tips that everyone can use when they have lost their jobs.

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business women stocks

August 24, 2016

Most law school graduates become first-year associates, but few will rise through the ranks to become partners in established law firms. If this is your goal, you need to appreciate that your legal career begins the moment you accept a first-year associate position and your success requires a plan to stand out from the crowd.

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