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Victor Medina

I never thought my friend (who is disturbingly attached to a program called CaseMap) would look like this picture. But, I'm pleased to link a face to a name.

To make this comment useful, I just wanted to share how doing this exact thing could lead you to purchase a ready-made, practice-in-a-box, like it did for me. There's a lot to be said for the folks who simply take action.

Julie A. Fleming

This is all great advice. It's impossible to overstate how important networking is. Even if you don't broach a single business-related subject on your lunch with this lawyer, he or she will now have a personal connection with you and be far more likely to take an interest in your professional progress--meaning that if he or she hears about a job, you'll be one of the first people to jump to his or her mind.

The only thing I'd add is to be consistent with your professional updates. If you decided to write a law related blog, update it regularly. If you use Facebook to tell contacts about your job search, update it regularly with interviews, meetings, and your eventual hiring (though of course make sure not to complain or say anything that might reflect negatively on you). Being consistent will both show that you're reliable and stick with a task once you start it, and that you are still on the search. If you just post you're looking, people will forget about quickly enough, but if you keep them updated, that will have a vested interest in your success.

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A very interesting approach, I liked it immensely! Perhaps, noone can be sure it'll be profitable for him or her to make a career in the future but it's always great to have acquaintances in the sphere of your activity. And it's particularly impressive!

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