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1 1 Finances   Major  Major  Responsibilities Why this Why this  Career  Career Education & Education & Training  Summary Slide Resume Interview Welcome to the law offices of Alicia Soost

2 2 Why I Chose This Career? Personality Profile From Drive of Your Life: –Structured, Outgoing, & Influential Personal Interests: List

3 3 Education & Training to Obtain this Career Bachelor's Degree Law School Pass a written bar examination Gettysburg College & Harvard Law –Law Add your college(s) logo on this page No more than 3

4 4 What is your starting salary? During the Budget Unit you made choices about where and how you would live. Discuss below what your have learned about continuing your education/training and how it will impact you when you are living on your own. Be sure to include what changes you would make now that you know how expensive it is to live on your own. Be prepared to discuss what goals you will set for yourself regarding education and finances.

5 5 Advantages & Disadvantages List Advantages Here Knowing the laws Rarely in hazardous conditions Pick a field of law that you enjoy List Disadvantages Here Long hours Losing cases Lots of research

6 6 Insert your resume here In a brief paragraph: Give me tips on writing a good resume. What are some common mistakes made when writing a resume? How can you improve your resume

7 7 The Interview Process The Four Phases of An Interview Introduction Background and Probe Stage Matching Stage Final Questions and Close Tips Dress nicely Be prepared Resume History on the company Questions to ask the interviewer What are some examples of skills required for your career? Provide a picture of something you would wear to an interview.

8 8 Major Responsibilities Make a bulleted list that describes your responsibilities here. Make sure you include at least FIVE typical tasks that you would do each day. One Two Three Four Five

9 9 Start of Work Day: 8:00 Am Meet with other lawyers at the firm to discuss the 70 or so calls about potential claims. Discuss whether or not to take the case on. Morning Responsibilities: 10:00 AM Draft discovery requests in a case involving promissory fraud. Lunch Responsibilities: 12:00 PM Meet with client regarding legal issues Waking Up: 6:30 AM Get dressed Eat breakfast and read the paper Ending Your Work Day: 4:55 PM Draft more discovery requests 6:30 PM Go home. Afternoon Responsibilities: 1:15 PM Call potential clients discussed about earlier telling them whether or not the firm can represent them in court. 3:45 PM Hold meeting with potential client to review a severance agreement that they are about the enter into with his employer.

10 Newsletter Article

11 11 Other Possible Careers List 3 and Explain Why One Two Three

12 Summary Slide Give a brief summary of your chosen career. Explain two things that you can do in the next few years to work towards your career. Describe one thing that you learned about yourself through this class.

13 13 Finances   Major  Major  Responsibilities Why this Why this  Career  Career Education & Education & Training  Summary Slide Resume Interview Welcome to the law offices of Alicia Soost


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