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TIPS FOR JOB SEEKERS – RESUMES, COVER LETTERS, INTERVIEWS — Assembled by Mandie LeBeau, Director of Career Services, New England Law, who has given LCL permission to share this material.

FIVE WAYS TO SABOTAGE YOUR CAREER – AND HOW TO AVOID THEM — An article we wrote for inclusion in the MCLE book, “Hanging Your Shingle.”

LEADERSHIP — Theme of our Fall 2004 newsletter.

RETIREMENT — Theme article of our Spring 2002 newsletter.

SELF-CHANGE AS A LAWYER — From our Summer 2000 newsletter.


External Resources:

Flex-Time Lawyers
networking and consulting firm for lawyers who work a flexible and/or reduced schedule

The Project for Attorney Retention
seeking to improve recruiting and retention of talented attorneys through the use of work schedules that allow attorneys to better balance the competing demands of their work and their lives outside the office

American Bar Association
provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public

Boston Bar Association
seeking to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, to facilitate access to justice, and to serve the community at large

Committee for Public Counsel Services
a fifteen-member body established by Chapter 211D of the Massachusetts General Laws to oversee the provision of legal representation to indigent persons in the Commonwealth

Essex County Bar Association
offerings include referral service, health/dental benefits, and continuing education

Franklin County Bar Association
easily navigable web site with key information

Hampden County Bar Association
serving the Springfield area

Hampshire County Bar Association
offers referral service, programs, resources, newsletter

Lawyer’s Weekly
legal newspaper

Massachusetts Bar Association
serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence, diversity and unity in the legal profession and respect for the law

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
provides a valuable network and visible presence for attorneys of color within the Massachusetts legal community

Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners
information and forms regarding the Massachusetts Bar Exam

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
provider of comprehensive continuing legal education for Massachusetts practitioners

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
voluntary state-wide professional association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer lawyers and our allies providing a visible LGBTQ presence within the Massachusetts legal community

Norfolk County Bar Association
sophisticated site, including volunteer programs, evening legal clinics, calendar

Plymouth County Bar Association
“oldest bar association in america”

Social Law Library
provides research materials, training and services to the judiciary and practicing bar of Massachusetts

Suffolk Lawyers For Justice, Inc.
non-profit corporation that administers the delivery of criminal defense services to indigent persons accused of crimes in Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Women’s Bar Association
where women lawyers in Massachusetts come together to build important personal and professional relationships

Worcester County Bar Association
a county voluntary professional association for all members of the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in good standing and either residing in or having an office in the County of Worcester

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