Posts by Angela Kopolovich
Angela Kopolovich is the Managing Director of Alegna International, a boutique attorney recruiting firm. A former practicing litigator with a large global law firm, Angela now specializes in placing attorneys with law firms and corporate legal departments, around the country and abroad. You can follow Angela via Twitter @Recruiter_Law.
Earlier this week I received an email from a prospective candidate
asking for my advice. His concerns are so ubiquitous, it prompted
this blog post response. This candidate, a recent graduate of a
respected law school, with good grades, law review, moot court, and
a clerkship on his resume, is unemployed. In addition to the
multitude of applications he submitted directly, he has also sent
his resume to several recruiters, but never heard back. He told me
that these recruiters advertised job...
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Dearest Incoming Junior Associates, As thousands of you,
newly-minted lawyers, step into your shiny offices for the first
time this fall, the sighs of relief will echo through the
book-lined halls of law firms all over the country. "I've made it!
All those years of school, law review, moot court, clinics, and
clerkships were all about getting here; and I have arrived. Whew!"
And as the ink begins to dry on those new business cards, you feel
as though you can finally take a deep breath and...
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