Author: Michelle D. Patrick

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How to Get a Job in a Law Firm With No Experience

Getting into law school is challenging. Getting a job at a reputed law firm immediately after graduation and with no firm experience is even more difficult. If you have been applying for positions in a law…

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Non-Compete Agreements and the New FTC Rule

Having spent the first 20 years of my career as an employment attorney representing mostly plaintiffs, one of the recurring issues we dealt with was non-competes. Frequently employees signed a non-compete agreement while filling out new…

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Top Questions to Ask Law Firm Partners

Interviewing with a law firm often requires meeting with senior associates and partners. New attorneys need to create the right first impression, and distinguish themselves from other candidates.  While working with a legal recruiter in Florida…

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What Is a Legal Recruiter? 

In the competitive field of law, finding the right talent is critical for the success of law firms, corporate legal departments, and other legal entities. Legal recruiters play a pivotal role in this process, serving as…

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Post-COVID Challenges Faced by Law Firms – Remote or Hybrid Work

By: Michelle D. Patrick, Esq.  The COVID pandemic changed the way that many businesses operated. Workplaces providing essential services, such as hospitals and grocery stores operated the way they always have, requiring employees to report to…

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Foreign Attorneys Practicing in the United States

The United States follows a common law legal system. Legal precedent in a common law legal system is set by judges and their opinions as they interpret the laws of our countries. The United States has…

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Salary Information in Job Postings

Employers looking to hire rarely divulge compensation information to potential applicants. They almost never list compensation, or even a salary range, in job postings. As a result, the wage gap that exists in the United States…

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