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Career Services - It’s not just about the resume!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM

paralegal job interviewIf you are not capitalizing on your college career services department, you should.

Bridging the gap between education and employment involves more than just firing off a killer cover letter and resume to every firm advertising a prospective job opening. Career counseling helps graduates develop career goals and job search strategies, summarize training and qualifications, perfect communication skills and prepare for interviews.

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Topics: graduates and alumni, career, featured

Become a Paralegal:  It’s a High Demand, Strong Growth, Market Stable Profession!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM

become a paralegalAre you evaluating your current professional status?  In a period of transition? Facing a job setback? Seeking new opportunities?

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Topics: career, education and training, featured

Alumni Mixer 2.0 - Save the date!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

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Center for Advanced Legal Studies is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Alumni Mixer being held at Chuy's on Westheimer.

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Topics: graduates and alumni

Paralegals Must Have the Write Stuff!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Feb 25, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Paralegals must have the write stuff image AdobeStock_220689102The paralegal profession relies heavily on communication. Writing competency for those who enter the profession is essential. Paralegals gather information and prepare a wide range of documents required to support, verify and complete a variety of legal transactions. Everything they draft - every correspondence they send - must be specifically tailored in a comprehensive and informative way that leaves no room for misrepresentation.

Law firms place a high value on writing skills when hiring paralegals, so it is common practice for a writing test to be requested during the interview phase. A writing test will typically measure a candidate’s ability to:

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Topics: career, paralegal skills, education and training, featured

Graduation streamed live - Saturday, Feb. 16th at 10AM

Posted by Eric H. Happe

Feb 16, 2019 7:00:00 AM

We are excited to announce that Graduation ceremonies being held Saturday, February 16th at South Texas College of Law will be streamed live via YouTube and (maybe) Facebook Live. The scheduled start time is 10:00 AM Central.

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Topics: graduates and alumni

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