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Kara Mongiardo

Kara Mongiardo is the Associate Director of Career Services at Seton Hall Law School.

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Cover Letters - Why You Need Them and What They Should Do For You

Posted by Kara Mongiardo on 2/5/18 12:15 PM

It is one of the most confounding issues facing many first-year law students.  No, it is not the parol evidence rule or the rule against perpetuities.  (Two bar admissions later, I still haven’t mastered that one.)  It is the first draft of a legal cover letter.  Many students have had very limited experience in composing cover letters prior to law school.  Add to that the fact that the legal cover letter, much like a legal resume, can vary greatly from that of different professions and industries. 

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