Author: Dollar Barrister

A closer look at in-house counsel salaries from the 2018 Robert Half Legal Salary Guide

Robert Half’s 2018 salary guide is out, with a new methodology for presenting data on in-house counsel salaries. As always, it offers some great national perspective on in-house base compensation that will be of serious interest to anyone in-house, or who is looking to make the move. In this article, we take a closer look behind the 2018 numbers and also compare them with the 2017 edition of the guide.

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What are the best U.S. cities for millennial lawyers to start and grow their careers?

Which are the best major U.S. legal markets where aspiring attorneys and those just getting started should consider setting up shop in order to position themselves for sustained, long-term financial and professional success? From Atlanta to Seattle, we rank America’s major metro areas across five key areas to come up with our top three cities for millennial attorneys. Click through for the winners!

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The sample CV/resume template that got me offers for multiple in-house counsel positions

It’s amazing how many employed attorneys don’t have an updated copy of their resume/curriculum vitae at their fingertips! If you’re in that cohort, or if you just don’t know where to start preparing a CV, this article provides the template I have used with much success over the years. Again, while it’s geared toward applying for an in-house position, any professional that is looking to make a move – or just give their CV a new look – will hopefully find it of import too.

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The sample cover letter template that got me offers for multiple in-house counsel positions

Cover letters can be tough to draft and are sometimes overlooked by job seekers. Over time, I’ve tweaked a template that I believe can be adapted for any type of job application, though it’s geared for in-house lawyers. This article provides an annotated copy of the template, which includes comments and advice for your specific circumstances.

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