New guide lays out career development strategies for aspiring public interest lawyers

A new book from the American Bar Association, Advice to Thrive By: How to Use Your Résumé and Cover Letter to Build Your Brand and Launch a Dynamic Public Interest Career, demystifies career trajectories for law students and young attorneys pursuing careers in the public interest, according to the ABA.

It provides accessible tips for crafting impactful resumes and cover letters and outlines a professional development strategy to employ using those materials.

This book fills a critical void in the professional development of law students and young attorneys interested in public interest lawyering, according to the ABA.

Using common application materials — the resume and cover letter — this book equips them with a straightforward, mission-driven professional development strategy to craft impactful materials, build their skills, hone their professional branding and ensure that
they are competitive and prepared for career opportunities serving the public interest.

The cost is $49.95. Visit to order.


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