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Law School Commencement: Life After L

By Neetal Parekh on May 12, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Over the past year that the Greedy Associates blog has been around we have endeavored to include posts with helpful advice from those who have been in you pre-law flip-flops, "L" sized sneakers, or new associate stilettos. 

And, with law school commencement in the air, many of you may find yourselves preparing to trade in one set of shoes for another.

It seemed like a good opportunity to recall advice and reflections that have we have shared in the past. Whether tips for landing a job or what you may wish you had known at law school graduation, these posts can provide fodder for your own commencement thought process.  So, take to heart or dismiss without cause...

And above all, congratulations, graduate.


14 Things I Wish I Had Known When Graduating From Law School 

...A law professor at law school graduation: "from today forth, please call me by my first name, because now I am no longer your professor, I am your colleague." And like that, 3 years of law school are done, and the real world awaits."...

...In the current of law school and legal practice it can be easy to become wound up in your world...

111 Ways to Find Your Next Legal or Non-Legal Job

...Unless the job finds you first, you are the one who will be charged with leading the search party for a new position...

9 Tips to Landing a Legal Job or Internship

...While it may be a great time to be in law school, considering future forecasts of possible sunshine and warm weather, those in the legal job or internship market right now may feel like they are standing in a frigid rainstorm, without an umbrella...

3 Tips for the Seasoned 3L

...Ah, 3L.  For the past two years you have seen the upperclassmen (and women) rule the law school roost with confidence and ease, and now they've passed the baton on to you...

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