Beyond The Bay Area
Beyond the Bay Area
San Francisco is a great place to live, but other parts of the country have larger and more diverse (in terms of the depth and variety of practice areas) legal job markets. Geographic flexibility can be key to your ultimate success in finding a great position.
Below are links to webcasts and other resources designed to help you explore geographic markets beyond San Francisco.
The Out of Town Job Search -- CDO's Sarah Cunniff explains how to reach out to out of town firms not participating in our interview programs.
The LA Job Market (3-09-2011 approx. 60 min). Presented by Rick Kolodny, President, the Portfolio Group, Inc. LA is a more diverse (and much larger) job market than San Francisco. Topics covered included: an overview of the kinds of opportunities available in LA, what to look for in law firms, and some insider advice on how to successfully interview.
The NY Job Market (3-4-2013 approx. 60 min.) A panel discussion of 3 NY-based attorneys (from the law firms of Wachtell, Davis Polk, and Cleary Gottlieb) about working and living in New York and how job candidates can best position themselves to succeed in landing a NY law firm position.
The Texas Law Firm Experience -- (04--08- 2013 approx. 60 min.) Attorneys from K&L Gates' Dallas office and Vinson & Elkins' Houston office talking about their lives and their law practices as large firm lawyers in Texas.
Balancing Living and Working in South Florida, a short video by Leila Batties and Robert Watson of Holland & Knight, LLP. [COMING SOON]
The Chicago Law Firm Experience, a short video by David Jimenez-Ekman of Jenner & Block, about the pros and cons of living and working in Chicago. [COMING SOON]