OFF THE RECORD - Seton Hall Law

Five Keys to Success at a Law Firm

Posted by Jennifer M. Thibodaux on 10/30/19 1:32 PM

I recently presented keys to success at a law firm as part of the Women’s Leadership Committee’s programming. These tips are things I learned along the way during my career, things I saw others doing, or things that I wish I had done differently or better while in practice since hindsight is 20/20.

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Topics: Internships/Jobs, Advice and Tips, Alumni

Five Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Law School

Posted by John J. Zefutie, Jr. on 9/24/18 8:04 AM

I loved law school.  I had great teachers, I made great friends, I was challenged daily with the material we learned in class, and (most importantly) I met my wife.  It was a glorious time.  And to all of the 1Ls, you’re in for the time of your life. 

To help you through your journey over the next three or four years, I’d like to share some tips and words of wisdom that I wish I had when I was I was a law student.

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Topics: Internships/Jobs, Advice and Tips, Student Life, Alumni

Career Planning for MSJ Students and Alumni

Posted by Kylie Cohen on 5/1/18 12:02 PM

The goal of Seton Hall Law’s Office of Career Services (OCS) is to provide support and guidance for our online masters degree students and alums through all steps of their career paths.  To meet this end, we provide tailored counseling at every stage in the job search process.  Additionally, our services can be offered in person, by phone or through videophone, with many potential appointment times.  Below is a guide to the services we provide and ways to access those services.

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Topics: Internships/Jobs, Graduate Programs, Alumni

Moot Court Matters

Posted by Victor A. Afanador on 3/8/16 9:00 AM

I was a member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Board while I was a student at Seton Hall Law, and I competed in three moot court competitions during that time. Moot Court enables students to compete against other schools to learn how to present issues and mock arguments before panels of practitioners and real judges. The students get scored on their performance. Through Moot Court, we learned the essential skill of presenting our case, speaking persuasively and clearly before an appellate panel. The process involves getting questions from professors and practitioners, who probe the issue that the students are to present before the mock appellate panel.

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Topics: Advice and Tips, Student Life, Experiential Learning, Alumni

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