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Law Career Services Resources: Job Searching Resources

ABA Career Advice Series

ABA Free Career Advice Series is a monthly webinar series that offers practical tips on selected topics — some for seasoned lawyers and others for new lawyers or law students. Experienced career counselor Kathy Morris, an author and speaker at attorney career programs nationwide, will host the hour-long webinar at 1 p.m. ET on the second Friday of each month.

Job Searching Resources

Use this page to find resources to search for career opportunities in law, from traditional legal careers, careers in government, and in public service. Select the type of career you are interested in by hovering over the tab "Job Search Resources" and selecting "Legal Careers," "Government Legal Careers," or "Public Service Legal Careers."

Other Resources

ABA Career Center Video:
Practice Makes Perfect
Legal recruiter Liz Stone of The Dubin Group offers pointers on how to make a good impression during an interview.




ABA The Young Lawyer Magazine: 
Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Your Job Search

Do not miss out on the huge career benefits gained from meeting people in your legal community.

 Are You Ready for the Chance of a Lifetime?
The elevator pitch is meant to be a succinct expression of what you do in a way that demonstrates the benefit to the recipient.


Types of Legal Careers

Use these resources to better understand traditional and non-traditional careers in law, and get ideas about what interests you and where to focus your job search.

NALP - What Do Lawyers Do?

NALP - JD Advantage

ABA Law Practice Magazine - Brainstorming Your Future: A Forward-Thinking Lawyers’ Roundtable