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Richard L. Hermann

Welcome to the Law Careers blog on Legal Career Web. Law Careers is intended to keep you current with the latest developments in legal careers, career trends, news you can use to advance your legal career, and career enhancing ideas, websites and resources.

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- Richard L. Hermann

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    Advance Notice of Legal Job Opportunities, Part One: Taking Stock

    There are a variety of ways to get ahead of the game in the competition for legal jobs.  And getting ahead is one of the most important things you can do to separate yourself from other candidates.  This first blog in the Future Interests series on this topic focuses on (1) the benefits of being “first past the post” and (2) how watching the stock market can advantage your job campaign.

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    Practicing In the Provinces

    When I was a 3L, I was called into the Dean’s office and informed that he had recommended me to a 65-year old alumnus who practiced in a small town in New York State’s Southern Tier, and who was looking for a successor to mentor.  I fit the profile because I grew up in a similar small Western New York town.  Intrigued, my wife and I headed out to the edge of Appalachia to spend the day with the attorney and his wife and scope out the opportunity.

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    Standing Room Only – Part Three: NYSE Regulation, Inc.

    This second largest of the Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) in terms of attorney employment has a lot of regulatory implementation work to do, now that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is law.  And that means more opportunities for lawyers.

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