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Setting the Foundation for a Fulfilling Legal Career.

 

Your legal career has just begun, and there are many paths and opportunities ahead. You need the guidance of a career counsellor who listens, understands and sees your potential—and will point you towards possibilities that align with your goals.

Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Associate Practice Group recruiters support the legal career journeys of law firm associates, helping them find career fulfilment at the right law firm in the right market and make decisions that will equip them for the future—and whatever direction their career takes. Our deep relationships with law firm recruiting professionals and our local market expertise, as well as our global reach, give us insights and access to roles that allow us to make long-term matches that bring success to both you, the associate, and your employer, the law firm.

Law School Student Toolkit

We want to help law students and associates early in their careers start their legal careers on the right foot. Our Law School Student Toolkit provides resources, including resume tips, videos exploring practice area selection and practical interview advice, that will help young lawyers navigate entering the law and developing within the legal profession.

Your Career Counsellors with Global Insight and Local Expertise

Our associate recruiters are active influencers in the legal community, partnering with legal organisations, law schools, law firms and bar associations to share knowledge, collaborate and serve as a trusted advisor for lawyers at the early stages of their careers.
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    Case Study - An AmLaw Associate's Return to Practice

    MLA's Associate Practice Group had been counseling an AMLaw Associate who after earning her J.D. from an Ivy League school and practicing in BigLaw in New York decided to take some personal time off from practicing.

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    Case Study - An AmLaw Associate's Return to Practice

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    The Vanishing BigLaw Career: How to Keep the Associates Your Firm Will Desperately Need

    Associates and law students are worried if there is a true career path for them in BigLaw. Too many view BigLaw as a temporary means to make a high income and plant a brand name on their resume before the toxic nature of the industry dissolves them.

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    The Vanishing BigLaw Career: How to Keep the Associates Your Firm Will Desperately Need
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    What Lawyers Look for When Considering a Firm Move

    While money talks, lawyers don't make career moves solely for a big salary. Adam Stoker explores the many reasons why an associate will change firms.

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    What Lawyers Look for When Considering a Firm Move
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    Rethinking In-Office Attendance For Associate Retention

    While law firms and organizations continue to struggle with a remote workplace, some law firms are tying bonuses to associate's in-office attendance. Summer Eberhard shares her perspective on how firms can take a different approach to normalizing hybrid schedules and encouraging office attendance.

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    Rethinking In-Office Attendance For Associate Retention
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