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How To Market Yourself As A Lateral Associate
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Once you leave the cradle of law school and work as an attorney for a few years, you no longer have the unlimited time and access to your law school placement office you once did. Nor do you have the benefit of participating in the on-campus interview process when searching for a new position. While most schools offer limited placement services to alumnae, their first priority is placing their law students. And the myth exists, which has been perpetuated in recent years, that experienced attorneys should also be experienced in searching for a job. While legal search firms successfully assist many individuals in finding new positions, if you trod down this path for even a short distance, you’ll quickly discover, as many law students do, that in many instances no one can find you a job for you better than you can. Finding a job is essentially your own responsibility. Your ability to successfully market yourself is a vital component of the legal job search. Read More at LawCrossing



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