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Best Practices for Getting Hired and Succeeding as a Small Firm Attorney - Alumni is a Course

Best Practices for Getting Hired and Succeeding as a Small Firm Attorney - Alumni


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2.5 Hours




*ASU Alumni - Give what you want

*ASU Alumni CLE courses are donation based. Please enter the amount you wish to donate in the "promo" field during checkout between $0-$350. Only full dollar amounts are accepted. If you're NOT an ASU alumni, please register through the CLE Catalog

What you'll learn:

This program will explore the best and most efficient ways to secure employment at a small firm. The ability to secure employment with a small firm is usually tied to more than just a resume and interview skills. Discover what these firms typically look for in a new associate and effective ways to create strategic networking opportunities. The ability to add value to a small firm is a critical part of the hiring process. Learn to identify what proficiencies you bring to the table and how to communicate those abilities to hiring partners. The skill sets needed as an associate at a small firm are usually quite distinct from those needed in bigger shops or government agencies. This session will address core competencies (business skills, associate skills, personal and professional development, and lawyering skills) in the small-firm context.

Learning Objectives:

  • Job strategies and techniques
  • How to make yourself a valuable team member
  • How to succeed as a new law clerk or associate in a smaller firm

Who is this course designed for:

Attorneys, Practioners, and the Public

What you'll receive:

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 2.5 hours towards your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hours of professional responsibility.