Networking: As Important As Ever for Law Students

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Networking: As Important As Ever for Law Students

The recession and non-recovery have made finding that firs job out of law school as challenging as ever—and that means networking with potential employers is as important as ever. But many students find the process uncomfortable and don't know how best to go about it.

Jarrett Leiker really packs a punch––and not only in the sparring ring.

"Develop and expertise to make a difference," says Mary L. Bonauto, project director at GLAD since 1990.

Digital highlighters, find a mentor, and grammar help.

Even though she only practiced law for three years, science fiction writer Melinda Snodgrass says she has never regretted going to law school.

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