Illinois Legal Aid Online is hosting an online training webinar for students interested in volunteering during winter break and spring semester. The training is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
To register, please visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/344293350. See the LiveHelp Winter 2013 Webinar Flyer for more details.
Commitment to pro bono work is taken into [...]
Via the PSJD Blog, Ruta Stropus, the Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, offers some much-needed tips and advice on applying for positions within the government.
1) The job search. Other websites often list our positions. That’s a good thing – we want to advertise broadly. However, the most [...]
Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) offers a website where legal volunteers can search for the perfect pro bono opportunity based on their specific preferences, watch video training sessions, and find out what news and events are happening in the pro bono community.
ILAO has recently launched a new system on IllinoisProBono.org for finding volunteer opportunities and [...]
The Purpose of a Cover Letter
The purpose of a cover letter is to express your reasons for sending a resume to a particular employer. For example: “I am writing in response to your job notice with the Office of Career Services at Loyola University Chicago School of Law” or “I am writing because I am [...]
Please join the Intellectual Property Law Society (IPLS), the Arts and the Law Society (ALS), and Career Services Office on Wednesday, November 6 at 5PM as they host a panel of trademark, copyright, and patent attorneys. The panelists hail from 7-person boutique law firm to global firms with 1,000+ attorneys. The panelists will share [...]
BLSA’s annual Business Ready Drive is happening this week offering business cards, professional photographs, and personalized resume folders for all your networking needs! This week is your last chance to get in on this excellent offer.
Where: 11th floor common area at the following times:
When: Tuesday: 4-5 pm, Wednesday: 12-1 pm, Thursday: 5-6 pm
Prices are as [...]
You are invited to attend the annual Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception tomorrow, Tuesday, October 29th at Loyola University Chicago, Kasbeer Hall, 15th Floor from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet with over 45 legal aid organizations and government agencies and learn about their volunteer, [...]
Jeff Haden, via LinkedIn
In the best interviews, job candidates say a lot and interviewers very little – after all, the interview is about the candidate, not the interviewer.
But there are a few things interviewers would like to tell job candidates well before the interview starts.
1. I want you to be likeable.
Obvious? Sure, but also [...]
The purpose of a resume is to get you an interview. It is a marketing piece and often your first point of contact with potential employers. Employers often look at resumes for less than one minute, so you need to make every word count. Check out the steps below to help you craft a legal [...]
Document Review is often a job that new grads pursue while they are looking for a permanent job after they graduate. Doc review is the process of reviewing documents for privilege and/or relevance.
When there are large lawsuits, regulatory actions and mergers, parties are often required to turn over millions of documents to the other side [...]