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How Innovation is Changing the Legal Landscape on March 31, 2015 – RSVP

How Innovation is Changing the Legal Landscape Tuesday, March 31, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Google and Facebook did not exist 20 years ago and yet they have completely changed the way the world works. What role has their rapid growth had on the law? How have they operated in areas where there are no laws? What […]

Updated Texas Law Mentor Directory now available on Symplicity

The updated Texas Law Mentor Directory, now available on Symplicity, is a valuable resource for Texas Law students seeking information on a wide range of topics, from career paths to job search advice, to job market trends in diverse geographic locations. Texas Law alumni are available to share their insights and expertise with students seeking […]

Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 26

Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Thursday, February 26, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in PAR 308 (map) The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will be on campus to host a Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Workshop. The recruiter from OPM will train students on how to create a federal government-targeted résumé and prepare for […]

Free 30-Minute Webinar: Bridging the Soft Skills Gap on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Over the past few years, talent acquisition professionals have spoken about the “skills gap,” where they can’t find enough qualified talent to fill open jobs. However, many employers are now realizing that even the most qualified applicant needs skills beyond their education and experience to succeed in the workplace. Attributes like communication, self-awareness, and critical […]

Lawyers & Students Use Marketing Tactics They Can Deploy from Their Desks

Raise your hand if you have great ideas (or skills) to promote, but just haven’t found the time to get them off the ground. Learn more about Lawcountability from this article in the Jan. 1, 2015 issue of the ABA JOURNAL.

Identify & Manage Your Personal Brand

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her January 2015 enewsletter: Whether you’re an established professional, a new entrant to the workforce or a student still looking to land your first job, you must establish a personal brand. An effective personal brand accomplishes three goals: 1) it […]

2015 Professional Development Institute – Registration Opens at 9 p.m. on November 18, 2014

Enrollment is limited and will be awarded on a first-come basis! Texas Law Professional Development Institute Registration Opens Tuesday, November 18, at 9 p.m. via Eventbrite Law Firm Track Registration | Public Service Track Registration Attended each year by 200 Texas Law students, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice (PDI) will be […]

How to Nail the On-Campus Interview

(August 7, 2014 via The American Lawyer): Grover Cleveland, author of Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer, gives law students tips on surviving (and winning) on-campus interviews via his article “How to Nail the On-Campus Interview” on The American Lawyer.

Vault’s Best Law Firms to Work For

(From Vault.com – Nicole Webber | July 08, 2014) While prestige is certainly an important factor in the law firm job-seeking process, there are many other aspects of firm life to consider as well. In Vault’s annual Law Firm Associate Survey nearly 17,000 associates rated and commented on various areas of their work life including […]

5 Questions for Summer Associates & Interns

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her June 2014 enewsletter: 5 Questions for Summer Associates & Interns If you started work a few weeks ago as a summer associate or intern, by now, you should feel fairly comfortable around the office. You should know something about […]