Open Doors at Law Firms

By Carol Kanarek
Your resume and cover letter can be the keys to the door between you and that law firm interview.

Your resume and cover letter can be the keys to the door between you and that law firm interview.

The only purpose of a resume and cover letter is to get the person reading them sufficiently interested to want to meet you in person. Your application should be a targeted advertisement for yourself that will cause the person reading it to think, “Hiring this person will make my life easier.”  You’ll achieve that goal if you can demonstrate convincingly that you have both the aptitude and the attitude necessary to be an effective junior-level lawyer.

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