Attorney Job Search
According to the dictionary, an "attorney" is "a professional person authorized to practice law." Typically, in the USA, that person has attended and graduated from a law school, and, most importantly, has passed the bar exam in the state where they practice law.
Job-Hunt's Attorney Job Search Expert is Jessica Silverstein, an attorney, career counselor, and a former legal recruiter.
Through her work with the New York City Bar Association she is still well-connected to the needs of her former clients in law firms, corporations, and the public sector. She knows what hiring partners, general counsels, and HR departments are looking for on paper and in person.
In this section, you will find that Jessica will address all manner of legal job search topics including, but not limited to, the following:
- Legal resumes - acceptable formats, fonts, and language
- Legal job interviews - formality, function, and legality
- Legal job searches - focus, firms, and learning
- Switching from one practice area to another
- Leaving the practice of law to transition into an alternative legal career
- Leaving the practice of law to become an entrepreneur
- Working in a law firm as a lawyer in a non-legal role
- Law student and recent graduate job searches
While this section is for attorneys and other legal professionals, Jessica has promised to avoid legalese at all costs.
See the Attorney Job Search Expert page to learn more about, and to meet, Jessica Silverstein
Jessica looks forward to hearing from her readers with questions and comments. Please send them to questions [at] Job-Hunt.org.
Let the legal job search begin!
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