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April 29, 2019 Asked and Answered

What will be the hot careers for the Class of 2019?

By Stephanie Francis Ward

Practice areas like cannabis law, M&A and real estate law are currently hot, but the good times never last forever, says legal recruiting consultant Valerie Fontaine of SeltzerFontaine.

In this episode of Asked and Answered, she speaks with the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward about potential slowdowns and how lawyers can be thinking ahead to recession-proof their practices.

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Stephanie Francis Ward
Valerie A. Fontaine earned her JD from UC Hastings College of Law and her BA from UCLA. Fontaine practiced law with a prominent Los Angeles law firm and entered the legal search profession in 1981. Fontaine is a member the Board of Directors of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and serves on its ethics committee. Fontaine’s book, The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development Strategies for Lawyers, is in its second edition.

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