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Federal Clerkship Openings – 8.13.19

The clerkships listed below were recently posted in OSCAR and are available for the 2019 and 2022 terms.  Please see OSCAR for further details. Judge: Timothy Dyk Circuit Judge United States Court of Appeals Washington, DC Term: 1 Year Clerkship Type: Term Law...

Area Networking Events – September

Henrico County Bar Association Breakfast with the Judges Thursday, September 5 at 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in the Henrico County Administration Building Café 1611. Visit http://www.henricobar.org/calendar-of-events.html for more information. Richmond Bar Association...

FAQs on OCI and Other Interviews

Does applying to an employer obligate me to interview? Yes, you must participate in OCI interviews to which you are invited unless you have accepted employment and notified the CDO. (See the Interview and Offer Policies section of the 2019-2020 Recruitment Guide.) How...

Guide to Writing Samples

Purpose of Your Writing Sample Employers may request a writing sample to evaluate your research, writing and analytical skills. As prospective employers prefer a “real world” example of your writing, your sample should be legal in nature. You may select a piece you...

Social Conversations That Work

by Mary Crane Law firms and other legal employers schedule summer social events for multiple reasons. These activities provide a relaxed atmosphere in which an employer can promote its culture. They also serve as an important means via which employers discern whether...

Legal Podcasts for Career Development

Looking for a way to enhance your professional development while commuting or traveling or exercising? A wide variety of legal podcasts are hosted by practicing lawyers, legal journalists, and bar association leaders. Some programs focus on trending issues and...

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