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UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS – Tuesday, October 1, 2013

UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS Tuesday, October 1, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room Come hear what it’s like to argue and win a case in front of the Supreme Court of the United States from two of UT Law’s own:  Jane Webre, ’89, counsel of record in Gunn v. Minton, and Cindy Connolly, ’96, co-counsel. […]

AM Law 2013 Summer Associate Survey Released

The American Lawyer 2013 Summer Associate Survey (The American Lawyer, September 16, 2013) has been released. Findings from this annual survey of nearly 4,00 students at 134 law firms includes an overall summary of the summer of 20123, national rankings, and results by city.

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide Before your next interview, review our online Law Firm Pronunciation Guide to ensure you are pronouncing a firm’s name correctly. Many firm names may be pronounced differently than their spelling might lead you to believe.

Hottest and Coldest Practice Areas

(From The National Jurist, July 10, 2013 by Hillary Mantis): You want to focus your energy on practice areas where there are signs of growth, right? The economy does seem to be slowly improving, and with that, there are some areas that are getting hotter, according to Robert Denney Associates. As you think about upcoming fall […]

Vault Releases 2014 Regional Law Rankings

(From Vault Law Editors, Thursday, July 11, 2013):  Vault.com has just released its annual Regional Law Rankings, which reflect the prestige of firms within specific legal markets—including Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Miami, the Mid-Atlantic, the Midwest, New York City, Northern California, Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, Texas and Washington, DC. While the Vault Law 100 […]

Vault Releases 2014 Best Law Firms to Work For

(From Vault Law Editors, July 16, 2013): Vault recognizes that prestige is just one factor among many for law students and associates searching for the right law firm. For some candidates, quality of life weighs far more heavily in their considerations than a firm’s reputation in the community. That’s why each year Vault compiles its […]

Job Fairs in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco & Washington, DC

Bidding for the following off-campus recruitment programs will open on Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. (Central) and close on Monday, July 15, at 11 a.m. (Central) via The Law Consortium Symplicity Module. Students interested in these cities are encouraged to participate. Chicago Walk-Around Recruitment Program – August 5, 2013 Los Angeles Off-Campus Recruitment Program […]

Chambers Associate 2013-14: Now Updated Online

Chambers Associate is a free online careers guide published by Chambers and Partners to help law students choose the right law firm. Based on telephone interviews with an anonymous, representative sample of junior associates, as well as managing partners and heads of recruitment at each firm, Chambers covers work; training and development; offices; culture; hours […]

The 2014 Vault Law 100 Rankings

The numbers have been crunched and the results have been tabulated: nearly 17,000 associates took Vault’s survey this year to rank the Law 100. To find out more, visit the 2014 Vault Law 100 Rankings online

Law Firm Summer Receptions for Rising 2Ls (Class of 2015)

Each summer, many law firms across the country hosts receptions and open houses so rising 2Ls (Class of 2015) may become acquainted with their attorneys and recruiting staff prior to bidding for Fall OCI. If you will be in any of the cities listed during the winter break and are interested in attending a reception […]