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After graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, you'll be ready for legal employment. Here you'll find information on all of these as well as resume writing and interviewing tips.
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How to Become a Lawyer
Read on to find out the basic steps you need to take in order to become a lawyer.

How to Prepare for a Legal Career
Tips for preparing for a legal career, year by year.

Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: Professional Advice for the New Attorney by Morten Lund
Law firm partner offers excellent advice to the new attorney in his book Jagged Rocks of Wisdom.

Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: The Memo by Morten Lund
Morten Lund shares his advice on how to write a legal memorandum in Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: The Memo.

Jagged Rocks of Wisdom - Negotiation by Morten Lund
In the third installment of the Jagged Rocks of Wisdom series, Morten Lund shares his advice on how to steer a successful negotiation.

The Insider's Guide to Getting a Big Firm Job by Erika Finn and Jessica Olmon
If you want a job in a big law firm, be sure to check out my review of The Insider's Guide to Getting a Big Firm Job by Erika Finn and Jessica Olmon.

Legal Employment Websites
A list from About.com's Legal Careers Guide.

10 Reasons to Choose a Career in the Legal Profession
If you're thinking of entering the legal profession, here are 10 great reasons to go full steam ahead.

Law Firm Life
The nitty gritty on working in a law firm.

5 Law Practice Myths
You've heard a lot about working in a law practice, but what's true and what's just a myth?

FindLaw Legal Career Center
Hub of information on legal careers at FindLaw.

Alternative Legal Careers
A list of alternative legal careers and how you can get into them from LawCrossing.com.

Work/Life Balance
This article from Monster.com advises doing your "work/life diligence" before accepting a job in the legal profession.

The Young Lawyer's Jungle Book by Thane Messinger
Thane Messinger helps new graduates thrive in their first year of law practice in The Young Lawyer's Jungle Book.

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