Alumni Support – Advice for Job Seekers
Join our Alumni Online Community to connect with other alumni who may be able to assist you with your job search and/or provide you with networking opportunities.
Stay up-to-date with your bar memberships and activities: Many bar associations offer programs for attorneys in transition and reduced rates.
Boston Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar
Massachusetts Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar
Philadelphia Bar Association
Bar Association of San Francisco
Choosing to use a headhunter to assist you with your job search requires many considerations. Please feel free to contact a career counselor to discuss the pros and cons of working with a headhunter.
You can also view Yale Law School’s “Using a Headhunter” webpage for a thorough overview of using a headhunter as part of your job search.
Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times (video)
As a public service, NALP and ALI-ABA are pleased to offer Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times – a 75-minute presentation by Marcia Pennington Shannon and Susan G. Manch of Shannon & Manch LLP, who generously donated their time and talent to this special project to assist lawyers and 3Ls who are currently seeking employment.
American Bar Association’s Career Center
The American Bar Association's Career Center offers information and advice on topics such as job searching, networking, stress management, professional development, and student loan repayment and forgiveness.
Other Online Resources
UNH Law's Office of Career Services offers an extensive list of online resources to assist you in your legal career.