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2013 is a Good Year to Make a Lateral Law Firm Move in Philadelphia As a Philadelphia native and graduate of Penn Law, I feel a strong kinship with the city and pay close attention to hiring trends in the market. For the first time since the economic downturn, the Philadelphia legal market is…>read more

No Comment November 28, 2013

Choose Your References Wisely I recently wrote a blog post about choice of references and I received several responses from legal professionals around the country. I thought, therefore, I would expand it into an article. I am sometimes surprised at how little thought goes…>read more

No Comment November 7, 2013

Managing Your Online Presence When I was an associate at a large international law firm, I shared a secretary with a highly distinguished, old guard partner who brought in substantial business throughout the course of his career, was a tremendously effective litigator, and did…>read more

No Comment October 29, 2013

New York Recruiter Margaret Gilleran: Why Real Estate Law is a Hot Market The New York market for real estate attorneys is making a comeback, with mid-level associates in particular demand. When the housing market collapsed in 2008, it took down with it the market for real estate attorneys. The housing boom had…>read more

No Comment October 1, 2013

Knowing What to Ask and When to Ask It One of the hardest parts of the interview and post-interview process is knowing what questions to ask and when to ask them. Asking the right questions at the right time is important, not just in order to ascertain whether a…>read more

No Comment September 24, 2013

Real Estate and Transactional Attorneys In Demand In Chicago- An Interview with Legal Recruiter Julie Lehrman  The current Chicago market for real estate and transactional attorneys is very strong. Attorneys in these practice areas are in high demand, and as the economy continues to recover, this demand will certainly increase. This is great news for these…>read more

No Comment September 18, 2013

Top 12 Considerations for Law Students Interested in Pursuing New York Law Firm Opportunities 1. The New York legal market is one of the most competitive markets in the country. Law school grades matter a great deal. Even those students at Top 20 law schools must achieve consistently strong grades to be considered by…>read more

No Comment September 10, 2013

Taking Charge of Your Mentoring Experience Mentoring relationships are as old as the legal profession itself. In the earliest days of legal practice, mentoring and apprenticeship were the only way lawyers could learn their craft. Although legal training is more formalized today, mentoring remains a key…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2013

Breaking Into A Smaller Market Purely as a numbers game, an attorney seeking to lateral into a firm in a smaller city/legal market is going to have a harder time finding and landing a job – the smaller the market, the fewer mid-to-large sized law…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2013

Oregon Teen Alleged to Plan Columbine-style Attack on High School If it had not been for early intervention, Grant Accord, a 17- year old student of West Albany High School would have succeeded in blasting his High School. His foiled bombing strategy was immaculately planned, similar to the 1999 Columbine…>read more

1 Comment May 27, 2013

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Real Estate Associate

Our client is a north Dallas law firm who seeks a Real Estate Development Associate.  The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years law firm experience concentrated in representing real estate develope...