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Q: I have really enjoyed the time I have spent on recruiting the summer class for my firm. How can I best transition into a full time management/recruiting role at my firm?

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Q: How do I make a comeback from a bad evaluation?

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Q: I am interested in applying to staff attorney programs at New York firms but am not sure how to go about doing so since it is not always clear which firms have them. I have also heard that most staff attorney positions are filled by in house referrals. Is there anything you can tell me that could demystify the recruiting/hiring practices for these positions as well as how to go about comparing the different firm programs. Also, are these positions as dead end as many people surmise?

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Q: I am a 56 year old man who has been on disability for the past 18 years.  I hold both a JD from St. John’s and LL.M. in taxation from NYU.   I want to go back to work and am willing to accept entering the job market at any level and in any capacity (including paralegal).  Do I stand a chance?

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