Managing Your Contacts and Applications

Vol. 40 No. 4


Erin Binns is director for career planning at Marquette University Law School.

A law student walks into a bar and sits down by a lawyer. The lawyer says to the student, “I was expecting your call a few weeks ago.” That’s it. There’s no punch line to this guy-walks-into-a-bar story. Ryan, the student, had proactively sent a résumé and letter of interest to the lawyer about a month prior to happening upon him in the bar of a restaurant.

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