If, by "mediocre", you mean B- or better, then you probably would want to include the GPA on the resume. Lawyers make money by imagining and anticipating the worst case scenario. That's what they do. Lawyers are hired by clients to mitigate unforeseen risks, and could be sued for malpractice if … [Read more...] about “Should I put my mediocre GPA on the resume?”
OK, let’s say that you are a 2L at a third-tier law school, but you aced your first year classes and are proud of your accomplishments and qualifications. You are on Law Review and Moot Court. Let’s also assume that your undergraduate degree was from a solid, if not outstanding, state university. … [Read more...] about Oh Lord, I don’t have a prayer.
It's almost the time of the year when law students and graduates begin their mass-mailing efforts. Many of them send out literally hundreds of cover letter and resumes. Do you have a sneaking suspicion that the resumes that you have been sending to law firms are being tossed or deleted as soon as … [Read more...] about Is my resume getting thrown away (or deleted)?