by Meghan Starr
If you are thinking about life after law school or preparing for a summer job, check out the Law Library’s new display on interviewing (just past the reference desk). The Librarians have pulled together some great books on perfecting your resume and interviewing skills, as well as information on non-traditional career paths and becoming a solo practitioner.
Just a few of the highlighted books are:
- The Insider’s Guide to Getting a Big Firm Job by Erika Finn and Jessica Olmon
- Get tips for OCI interviews, call-backs, and networking strategies.
- A Law Graduate’s Guide by Nelson P. Miller
- Advice ranging from course selection to networking and interviewing tips designed to get you to your preferred legal career.
- The Millennial Lawyer by Ursula Furi-Perry
- Advice, tips and techniques, and best practices for making the most of generational differences in a firm.
- Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer edited by K. William Gibson
- Advice from various contributors that will take you from startup issues like creating a business plan, choosing a specialization, getting capital, and leasing office space to marketing, hiring staff, file/document management, and even selling the practice.
- Fifty Unique Legal Paths: How to Find the Right Job by Ursula Furi-Perry
- Explore growing legal careers in firms, government, non-profit and academia.
- Essential Qualities of the Professional Lawyer edited by Paul A. Haskins
- No matter what type of career path you follow, this book provides some practical guidance on how to strive for a rewarding career with a high degree of professionalism.