Police officers are often forced to fight an uphill battle when they are faced with criminal charges. Although the accused is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, officers are scrutinized not only by the prosecutors and judges, but also the media and the public.
The “dream” witness of a lawyer is well prepared, appears calm, gives concise and coherent answers, and states facts clearly and convincingly. In reality, witnesses often are very nervous, afraid of making mistakes, ramble, get off the point, mix facts with their own inferences, and – sometimes worst of all – try to help one party by clearly stating only those facts they think are in favor of that party.
Despite the arguably limited ability of the Italian manufacturing industry to communicate their strengths to the international consumer effectively, the “Made in Italy” brand nonetheless represents a real intangible infrastructure that is capable of successfully projecting Italian companies abroad.
Summer internships are a way for law school students to get much-needed experience working with law firms before they’ve finished their studies. An internship generally consists of helping associates and partners file documents and other administrative tasks, but the process can be very enlightening.
Legal recruiters serve as matchmakers between law firms and attorneys interested in pursuing opportunities. They work on behalf of law firms to find quality lawyers, and they can considerably speed up your job search process. However, there are conflicting opinions with regard to the efficacy of legal recruiters, especially for young law school graduates seeking their first full-time, professional position.
Once your interview is over, you may feel the urge to go out and party. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying yourself a bit, but you still need to follow through on some important etiquette points if you want to give yourself the best shot at getting the job.
Many people find it worthwhile to go over the most common types of questions at law firm interviews before they actually meet with a prospective employer. Additionally, you should try to have some questions of your own to make an impression and to determine whether the firm will be a good fit for you.
Have you landed an interview? If so, now is the time to go over everything you need to do and say so you can behave naturally during your interview. The following checklist should be helpful when it comes to bringing it all together for your big day.