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I Am Unable To Find A Lawyer Job!?
I Am A New Attorney And Looking For A Job In Illinois. I Have Been Unable To Find Any Employment So Far. Should I Start Cold Mailing My Resumes To Various Law Firms Via Postal Mail?
Congrats on passing the Bar Exam, now for the problems. Illinois and the Chicago area are the worst for getting employed as an attorney. As you probably already found out unless you know someone who can get you in a city job / law firm / state job, you are going to have problems getting a job. Illinois has so many law schools that keep turning out qualified attorneys twice a year, there is very little legal work left. Sorry, but that is the way it has been since 1993 when I graduated. The law schools do not admit to that.
There are a few things you can do: Of course you should be doing cold mailings, you should look up info on the firm and try to make your cover letter sound like you are really interested in the firm.
Become active in your local bar association. Yes, that will require lots of admin work, but it will be worth it. CBA has opportunities to help with charity work as does the DuPage Bar assoc. Find the local bar assoc and start going to meetings. I know several people who got their first break because they worked on a charity gig that the bar assoc put on. Everything a new attorney does at a bar assoc, meetings or volunteer work, is watched by those who may want to hire you.
If you do not know what area of law interests you, now is a good time to figure it out. You may want to go to court and watch how certain types of cases are handled. I attended several motion calls regarding creditors going after those who did not pay bills. I got up the courage to ask a question of one of the attorneys who did the most work in the court. He was more than willing to not only answer my question but to help me understand what that type of law was about. If you know what area of law you want to work in you may want to contact a firm that does that type of work and offer to work for them --- part time, or even free (for a short period of time).
Your law school has a placement office that may actually have current jobs listed. And may help alumni. In my experience the law school placement office is worth less than zero. The jobs listed have already been filled, the good jobs were already offered to those on law review and those whose family donate big bucks to the school. As alumni you will now be inundated with begging from your law school to donate money to them -- it is like buying groceries and having the store manager ask for more money before you get the groceries in the car JMO.
When I graduated I sent out many, many resumes and no one was interested. I then created a brochure and offered myself as an independent contractor to law firms. I carried my own insurance and billed by the hour. I did any task asked, including data entry, receptionist, etc. I learned lots about running a law firm and had great experiences in court. I also got job offers from those who I contracted with.
Lawyers...Need Advice About Devorce....???
My Lawyer I Have Sucks! He Is A Part Time Lawyer And I Only Payed Gim $150, Well At The Time I Had No Job. But It Has Been 6 Months Now Since My Ex Was Served With The Devorce Papers, But I Recently Decided To File For Child Support Papers Because My Ex Wasnt Paying Me Like He Said He Was, Well Now He Is Paying Me Very Month, But My Laywer Said He Still Has To Serve Him The Child Support Papers And That Because Of That The Deevorce Is Being Held Up. Isn'T The Child Support Separate From The Devorce? I Just Want The Devorce To Hurry And Be Final.
it's not always separate... I'm not a lawyer, but I have somewhat of an Idea of what I'm talking about..... you only paid your lawyer $150.00 is that all you owed? 'cause that's a hell of a cheap attorney. Do you owe more? He might be waiting for you to pay before he gets things going.... 90% of law is paper work (or so it seems) It could be held up over at the court house too.... it takes a butt load of time before something gets scheduled and when you change/add something to an original motion... i.e. now you've added child support.. it takes MORE time..... all the obstacles to get through...... ask him to explain thoroughly what the hold up is...
Wrongful Death To Trial?
9 Years Ago, Someone I Know Died And His Cause Of Death Went From &Quot;Unknown&Quot; To &Quot;Asthma Attack&Quot;. We Believe He Was Poisoned. The Person Who We Believe Did It Is Locked Up( For Other Reason) And Has Been Since A Couple Of Months After His Death. We Have Strong Evidence To Believe That Said Person Committed Said Crime. Where Do I Start And Who Do I Contact?
Actually there is not enough information for me. But to answer your direct question....Start with the prosecuting attorneys office in the county or region where the death was ruled. IF you have evidence (best evidence would be an independant toxicology report showing abnormal levels of a foriegn substance) and not hearsay (he said, she said) then present it to the DA and let them follow up on it. ONLY the District Attorneys office can reopen a case. Secondly, go to the police who investigated the death and present the same. They can determine if the evidence in the case was not conclusive in the investigation and they can recommend the case be reopened.
If the death was marked as "unknown" then an autopsy should have been done. The toxicoclgy screen would have turned up something abnormal unless a it is a compound used by the body itself (insulin is absorbed after large amounts are injectecd-if not detected in time it is untracable.)
Dr. Tommy Skelton
What Does &Quot;Bar&Quot; In &Quot;Bar Association&Quot; Stand For?
Why Do They Call It &Quot;Bar?&Quot;
Bar is a noun referring to a body of lawyers or court, in addition to other meanings.
"The Bar" commonly refers to the legal profession as a whole. With a modifier, it may refer to a branch or division of the profession: as for instance, the "tort bar", lawyers who specialize in filing civil suits for damages.
How Much Does A Traffic Attorney Cost?
Considering Using An Attorney To Fight A Silly Ticket We Got, How Much Does It Cost? We Live In Washington And It Occurred Across The Border In Oregon.
All attorneys have their own rates so you would need to check around in the jurisdiction where you have to appear. If there is anyway you can just pay it off you may be better off because even for a silly little traffic tickets you can figure $500.00 or more depending on who you find.
Which Law Dictionary Should I Buy?
I Am A Fresh Advocate Working In Calcutta High Court, India. I Am In Need Of Buying A Law Dictionary. I Want To Buy A Good One,Which Would Help Me Throughout My Life.....Of Around Rs. 5,000/- Or More May Be. But I Dont Know Which One To Buy. A Book-Seller Had Offered Law Lexicon. But Somebody Told Me That A Law Lexicon Is Not A Dictionary In Its True Sense.Strangely, I Didn'T Find The Meaning Of The Term 'Resjudicata' In It ! So, I Am Left Undecided. Can Anybody Tell Me Any Guiding Principle Of Judging A Good Law Dictionary? Or, Can Anybody Suggest A Name?
Black's Law Dictionary is the most popular, at least in the US.
Also, res judicata is two words.