The Legal Job Interview: Winning the Law-Related Job in Today's Market

The Legal Job Interview: Winning the Law-Related Job in Today's Market

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by Cliff Ennico
     
 

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As a result of dynamic changes in the current legal job market, most legal professionals today have to spend a substantial amount of time planning their careers while still in law school, refining those plans as their careers unfold, and keeping their eyes open for changes in the legal environment. With so many of their peers vying for the same positions, legal job

Overview

As a result of dynamic changes in the current legal job market, most legal professionals today have to spend a substantial amount of time planning their careers while still in law school, refining those plans as their careers unfold, and keeping their eyes open for changes in the legal environment. With so many of their peers vying for the same positions, legal job candidates who understand the special art of interviewing for legal jobs will stand out from the crowd. This unique guide covers all the topics they need to know, including:

  • What’s different about legal job interviewers
  • What work needs to be done before scheduling and arriving at the interview
  • The step-by-step process of a typical interview
  • What to do (and not to do) to maximize the chance of getting that job offer
  • Guidance for lunch, cocktail, or dinner interviews (whose purpose is often different form the in-office interview)
  • Strategies for dealing with common legal job interview questions
  • Using your interviewing skills after you’ve landed the job you want

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781427797964
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
10/07/2008
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Cliff Ennico graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College, and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University - School of Law, where he was Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.

During the 1980s, he worked on Wall Street, where he specialized in corporate finance, venture capital, and securities law. After a brief stint as in-house counsel for General Electric Capital Corp., he worked as a corporate lawyer for two Connecticut law firms before launching his own practice Fairfield, Connecticut.

Since 1990, Cliff has produced a series of informational products on legal career management—-including Legal Job Interview, The Business Lawyer's Handbook, and Your Legal Career—-and has toured law schools around the country doing lectures and seminars. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the New York State Bar Association’s handbook on New York corporations, and edits the “Small Business Legal Forms” series of treatises for the West Group.

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The Legal Job Interview: Winning the Law-Related Job in Today's Market 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best book I have read on interviewing for legal jobs. You don't need to ready any other book!