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Career Profile: Reed Smith
Company profile of Reed Smith including firm overview, awards, culture, job opportunities and compensation.

Company Profile: Federal Bureau of Investigation
With over 34,500 individuals on its payroll, the FBI reports a critical need to hire new Special Agents and other law enforcement professionals to carry out the FBIs mission. Learn more about job opportunities with the FBI.

Company Profile: Thorp, Reed & Armstrong, LLP
Thorp, Reed & Armstrong, LLP, is seeking candidates with “intelligence, a good work ethic, and a commitment to providing the highest quality support and service to our attorneys and clients.” Learn about legal employment opportunities with this fast-growing law firm.

Legal Process Offshoring
Think competition is stiff in the United States legal job market? Now U.S. lawyers, paralegals, secretaries and other legal staff must also compete with cut-rate legal employees in India and other overseas developing countries. Learn more about the growing trend of legal offshoring.

Post 9-11 Security Job Openings
About.com Guide Robert Longley provides an overview of security job openings with the federal government following September 11.

How to Find a Lawyer
Looking for a lawyer? Review these insider tips on locating and hiring the right lawyer for your legal needs.

Job Tips for Older Workers
If you're 40 or over, check out these job tips for older workers.

State of the Legal Market Report
BCG Attorney Search provides an across-the-nation report on the employment outlook in for attorneys across the country.

Which BigLaw Summer Associate Offer Should You Accept?
If all goes well at your call back interviews, you’ll soon face an enviable decision: Which summer associate offer should you accept? Here are 12 things to consider.

What Happens in a BigLaw Summer Associate Program?

Maximizing Your Chances of a Permanent BigLaw Offer as a Summe Associate
Let’s talk about what you need to do as a summer associate, to maximize your chances of getting a permanent offer.

Handling Problems During Your BigLaw Summer Job
Sometimes, through no fault of your own, things don’t go so well as a summer associate. Here are 5 tips for common problems.

What if Your BigLaw Summer Job is a Bust?
If the BigLaw firm you summered at isn’t going to work out permanently, you need to decide what to do next. Quickly!

5 Tips for Unemployed Law Grads
If you graduated from law school and don't have a job, you're not alone. Here are five suggestions for coping this summer.

Pros and Cons of Solo Practice
Is running a solo law practice right for you? We explore three pros and cons of hanging a shingle and examine helpful resources for solos.

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