If you’re still seeking legal work, short-term or long-term, full-time or part-time, this is something you won't want to miss.
On Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30, we will be hosting interviewing with Robert Half Legal, Kelly Law Registry, and Beacon Hill Staffing. The representatives are Michael Baker (Robert Half Legal, a UST Law alum), Stachia Ullmann (Kelly Law Registry), and Stefanie Cossalter (Beacon Hill).
While there is no specific job associated with these interviews, this is a very efficient way to get on the radar screen of three of the largest placement agencies in the Twin Cities. Sometimes they know about positions for short-term document review (which, if you are still seeking, would look good on your resume and provide some income); sometimes they are recruiting for long-term, full-time positions.
This will work just like other on-campus interviews, except instead of having one interview, you will have three in a row. You will only need to upload a resume, so work with your career strategist to get it polished up. We will contact you next week with information on how to apply.
The goal of this event is for them to get to know you so that, if a position comes up that they think you would be perfect for, they can pass it along to you. Let us know if you have any questions.
When an attorney leaves one law firm to join another, there are a host of ethical, legal and practical issues to untangle. In this presentation, Christopher Grgurich, Lindquist & Vennum Deputy General Counsel, will discuss the law governing what competitive activities attorneys may and may not take prior to leaving their current employer, how the Rules of Professional Conduct impact what attorneys can do when preparing to leave an employer to work for a competitor firm, and what obligations they have to their client. Discussion will include the use of case examples to illustrate typical problems that arise and practical tips for both attorneys and law firms for navigating these issues.
When: October 7, 2013, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest career fair in the country. More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career opportunities. Public interest employers conduct interviews for internships and full-time positions and meet with students in informal “table talk” settings to discuss public interest legal opportunities. The Conference and Career Fair also features workshops on various public interest careers and job search advice, resume and cover letter review, mock interviews, and more.
When: October 25-26, 2013
Where: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Fee: $25 for recent graduates
For more information: http://equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair
Navigating the increasingly complex and competitive legal landscape is a challenge. Whether you’re a new attorney or nearing retirement, it can be a struggle to balance professional pursuits with a fulfilling home life. What’s your game plan for the years ahead? Or even the next month? Where can you get practical advice when you need it?
The Hennepin County Bar Association’s Mentoring and Discussion Groups can help. These small group get-togethers provide the answers you’re looking for from those who know best—other attorneys.
This is a FANTASTIC way to expand your network, learn from others in the profession, and make new friends along the way. We highly encourage you to join!
This year's program will kick off with a luncheon on Friday, November 1.
For more information on the attorney Mentoring and Discussion Groups, contact Joy Hamilton, HCBA Membership Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-752-6614, or return the sign-up form.
Judge Andrew Pearson is a District Court Judge in the Seventh Judicial District. Job Opening closes on Sunday, October 13th at 4:30. Check it out at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mncourts/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=735572
New opening for a P/T Assistant Public Defender for Pipestone and Lyon Counties. Application deadline: Wednesday, October 16. Check it out at http://bit.ly/1g84Kf6.
New SMRLS Naturalization Project Attorney opening in Rochester, MN. Go to http://bit.ly/1brNuSo for more information.
Are you interested in a career in public interest? PSJD, a NALP Initiative, is an excellent resource. It connects graduates with public interest job listings and career-building resources. PSJD is a free resource for alumni of St. Thomas School of Law. Check it out at http://www.psjd.org.
The American Bar Association is offering all University of St. Thomas School of Law graduating students a free membership! Membership in the ABA offers law school graduates access to career resources and opportunities to hone their practical skills, develop their leadership potential and connect with practitioners in all areas of the law. Join now at www.ambar.org/ABAgrads
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