Legal Resume

7 Ways to Prove Impact in Your CV

You toiled away, you did the work, but are you able to prove that you had impact in your CV? Applicants for in-house counsel jobs who can show that they benefited their previous employers will stand…




How to Deal with Legal Resume Rough Spots

Melissa A. Peters, Esq. of Princeton Legal Search Group, LLC gives her thoughts on how to deal with legal resume rough spots: “Everyone wants to have the perfect résumé without a “blip” or blemish.  Unfortunately,…


The Power of a LinkedIn Profile

Your legal resume and LinkedIn Profile go hand in hand – here are some tips from Judene Hylton of MLA to get started: “Over the last 10 years, LinkedIn has catapulted into the social media…


4 Reasons Recruiters Throw Out Your Resume

Applying for a lot of jobs without a response and wondering why? Your resume may get thrown out for reasons you don’t even expect. Not working with a recruiter? Check out our legal recruiter directory….


Prep Your General Counsel Resume

Prepping your in-house counsel resume for a general counsel position? A general counsel resume is a bit different, as Melba Hughes and Kimberly Lerman of Major, Lindsey & Africa point out in a recent blog…


Explaining Legal Resume Peculiarities

Unemployment gaps, weird job moves, short stints and other peculiarities must be addressed – or your in-house job application could end up in the wastebasket. Fortunately, The Lawyer Whisperer has some sage advice to help you…


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