The decision to leave the service for civilian practice is significant. To complicate matters, that initial decision requires you to make many more decisions. What type of work do you want to do? Where? What are your goals in life and in your career? Once you answer those questions, the real work of finding a job begins. The Transitioning to Civilian Life: A Roadmap for Military Lawyers program offers practical advice for attorneys making this change. Here you'll find résumé, cover letter, interviewing and networking tips from military lawyers who have successfully made the transition to civilian lawyer. You can even find tips for what to consider when looking at a compensation package.
Watch video clips below on how to craft a stellar résumé, what not to do in an interview, and the benefits of working for the government.
If you are in the DC area, come join us on November 15, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the Military Legal Professionals Networking Reception
Sponsored by the ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division; Nestle; the Military Spouse J.D. Network; Hiring Our Heroes; White and Case, LLP; and Mayer Brown LLP