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How do I get my first legal job in Chicago?

I'm a recent law grad who has already passed IL the bar. I am looking for my first legal position and I have been unsuccessful for the past year. My specialty is environmental law, but I am looking for anything to replace my current full time retail job. How can I find that first job? I have applied for over 100 positions and only had 3 interviews.

Asked By: Joann D - 4/13/2010
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When I graduated from a Chicago law school in 1993 I sent out 685 resumes and got 3 interviews. One of the interviewers came to reception area looked me up and down and said 'you won't fit in here', so I guess I only got 2 interview. Chicago is a tough area because we have so many law schools. What I did was to... More
Answered By: CatLaw - 4/14/2010
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