Building Networks to Develop Leadership Skills…
April 28, 6:30-8:30 pm
From Backpack to Briefcase®: A Program for Law Students and Junior Associates...
April 30, 8:30-11:30 am
Understanding the Unwritten Rules of Legal Practice…
May 4, 6-8 pm
May 12, 6 pm
Professional Development: The Art of Negotiation
May 14, 8:30-10 am
Expanding and Taking Your Firm in a New Direction
May 21, 12:30-2 pm
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Q: I am interested in transitioning into the academic arena--such as a position as a professor at a college or law school. How do I go about finding these types of positions? Are there executive search firms that specialize in this area?
A: No matter where you currently are in your legal career (law student, recent graduate or experienced attorney), the path to a teaching position requires a fair amount of work and preparation, particularly if you would like a tenure-track position. For these types of highly coveted teaching jobs in a law school, you should first publish original scholarly work -- and as much as possible. It also helps to have the credentials of a judicial clerkship, another advanced degree such as an LL.M, or a teaching fellowship. Graduation from a top ranked law school can also be very helpful in the pursuit of a scholarly position.. More...