Government & Politics

Legislation and regulations (“legs and regs”) will always be with us. Moreover, they are “change agents,” always altering the legal scene, including the legal employment tableau. The public sector - government and politics - at all levels has an insatiable demand for individuals that can perform all of the functions associated with new legs and regs. Read about these opportunities in posts below and throughout the 21st Century Legal Career Series volumes.

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Legal Careers with Special Purpose Districts

Special purpose districts (a.k.a. “special districts”) are one of the largest “hidden” legal job and career opportunity markets. The U.S. has more than 51,000...

Debunking Legal Job Myths #1: Too Many Lawyers Are Chasing Too Few Jobs

To understand why this is a myth, we must first define two terms: “Mainstream” Law Mainstream attorneys are law grads admitted to a state bar. This...

Legal Job Search Strategies: “Backlogs”

Never buy into the false mantra that the only ways to find a legal job are through (1) a posted job ad, or (2)...