How I Got My Job: Catherine Larson, Strong & Hanni

In this edition of How I Got My Job, Catherine Larson, the managing shareholder at Strong & Hanni is profiled. Read on to learn how Catherine worked her way up from law clerk to managing shareholder at this firm and her advice for students seeking a similar path.

Solo/Small Firm Event This Thursday: “What I Wish I’d Known When I Started a Practice”

Solo/Small Firm Support Series Event this Thursday! Read on.

Resume Tips from Ben Holt, SJQ 2008 & Patent Attorney, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Ben Holt, a 2008 alum of the SJQ College of Law and Patent Attorney at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP offers some good advice on resumes. Read on for more information!

How I Got My Job: Joelle Kesler, Dart, Adamson & Donovan

During the month of October, PDO will focus its “How I Got My Job” feature on women who have made successful careers at law firms. We begin with a profile of Joelle Kesler, an associate at the law firm Dart, Adamson & Donovan and a 2006 alum of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Read on for Joelle’s advice for job seeking students.

PDO Tip: Do high quality work in your clinics, pro bono projects and other unpaid work experiences.

Do high quality work in your clinics, pro bono projects and other unpaid work experiences. Read on for a helpful tip from former PDO Director, Anneliese Booher

Fall Firm Crawl Review

Last month, nearly 100 S.J. Quinney College of Law students participated in the Fall Firm Crawl, sponsored by the College’s Young Alumni Association. Through this event, groups of students were assigned to groups in one of three “tracks” and each track visited 4 downtown law firms. Read on for more information!

How I Got My Public Interest Job: Stewart Ralphs, Salt Lake Legal Aid Society

In our “How I got my job” feature, we continue to focus on attorneys who work in the public interest field. One of our alums, Stewart Ralphs, is the Executive Director of the Salt Lake Legal Aid Society. Read on for Stewart’s description of his job and how he got there.

Be Careful of What You Post on Facebook

Be careful of what you post on Facebook! While this former Miami defense attorney’s behavior may seem like an extreme example, it should serve as a warning to all attorneys and law students. Read on for more information.

What’s in a Name?

Law clerks, summer associates, interns, and externs. What’s in a name? Is it all the same? When it comes to labeling your law-related work experience in your resume, the answer is no. When putting a title on your prior experience, a student or recent grad may innocently use the terms interchangeably. But some prospective employers may deem this practice as deceptive or misleading and may hold it against the unknowing applicant. Read on for some general rules to follow.

Fall Firm Crawl this Thursday: Reminders, Timing, and Tips for Success!

Over 80 of you will be attending the PDO/Young Alumni Association Fall Firm Crawl this Thursday afternoon. (If you RSVP’d, but did not already get an email from me Monday night, let me know ASAP-somehow, I don’t have your name.). Read on for some important things to remember about the Crawl, timing, and some tips to make it a success!