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Washington Lawyer Practicum (LAW-795LG-001)
LLM only; suggested co-requisite: LAW-892, The Washington Lawyer
The course will provide students hands-on training to succeed in a changing job market and will help students, among other things, draft an effective resume and standard cover letter, create a networking plan, obtain experience in conducting informational interviews, and understand how to position themselves in today's legal hiring market.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Richard Susskind, Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future (2013) Tim Clark, Business Model You: A One-Page Method for Reinventing Your Career (2012)
First Class Readings
Richard Susskind, Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future (2013). Chapter 1 (Three Drivers of Change), Chapter 11 (New Jobs for Lawyers), Chapter 12 (Who Will Employ Young Lawyers), Chapter 16 (The Long Term)
The syllabus is available in the following format(s):