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  • About the Center for Career and Professional Development | Pace Law School
    collection of the NALP Employment Survey administering our online database management system and handling the human resources and financial functions of the CCPD Additionally Nicole works on strategic professional development initiatives focusing on technology at the law school including oversight of the law school s website Nicole is a member of NALP the American Bar Association and SafeZone a program dedicated to promoting a safe and inclusive campus environment for GLBT individuals Elyse Moskowitz Esq Director Public Service Careers 914 422 4219 Elyse is the Director of Public Sector Careers as well as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching Topics in Legal Theory The Second Circuit each fall and spring semester In the Center for Career Professional Development Elyse provides counseling to students and alumni who are interested in careers in the public and private sector and assists them in identifying internships and post graduate positions in federal state and local government in prosecuting offices at private firms and in corporate settings Elyse also creates and updates specialized career guides including Pace s Guide to Legal Careers in Government conducts professional development programs and career panels handles administrative responsibilities in the CCPD and writes about career and professional development issues Elyse received her JD cum laude from Fordham Law School where she was a member of the FORDHAM LAW REVIEW Elyse joined Pace Law School as an Adjunct Professor of Law in 2001 teaching Pre Trial Civil Litigation Simulation and for several years Criminal Law and Legal Writing and Analysis Prior to joining Pace Elyse spent three years as a full time faculty non tenured member at Suffolk Law School in Boston Massachusetts where she taught Legal Practice Skills Elyse started her legal career as a litigation associate at large law firms in New York and Boston Laura Torchio Esq Assistant Director Career Counseling 914 422 4662 Laura counsels students and alumni interested in both traditional and alternative legal careers in the private and public sectors In particular Laura educates students and alumni on various practices of law and potential career options assesses their professional goals and interests assists with identifying internships and permanent employment conducts mock interviews and critiques resumes and cover letters Prior to joining the Center for Career and Professional Development Laura was a commercial litigator at Robinson Cole an AmLaw 200 law firm in New York City Laura also provided pro bono representation to applicants seeking asylum at both the affirmative and defensive level Laura received her B A in Philosophy and French from Loyola University of Maryland and her J D from New England Law Boston Robye Margolius Esq Career Counselor 914 422 4605 Robye Margolius received her BA in Law Society and Philosophy from Binghamton University and her JD from Fordham University School of Law At Fordham she was an Associate Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal a research assistant and a teaching assistant earning academic and public service honors After law school Robye worked as a corporate associate at a mid sized

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  • Information for Students | Pace Law School
    January Admits Registrar Bursar Shuttle Bus Schedule Campus Map Departmental Directory Give to Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Career Development You are here Home Career Development Information for Students Have you thought about what you want to do with your law degree Can you identify your professional goals Have you explored the many career options that are available to you Pace s Center for Career and Professional Development can help you answer all of these questions and equip you with information connections and job search skills that will enable you to embark on a rewarding legal career Our dedicated counselors have practiced law in a diverse range of sectors and many have had input in recruiting students and graduates to work for their prior legal employers As a result they are uniquely able to provide relevant informed advice whatever your needs or interests We provide a wide array of services from career path exploration to on and off campus recruiting events for all students Through workshops one on one counseling discussion panels and lectures we will help you learn about a variety of legal careers draft your resumes and cover letters hone your interviewing skills

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  • Job Search Tools | Pace Law School
    options You can explore various career paths identify your interests identify your options Make a special effort to attend the Center for Career and Professional Development s panel presentations and workshops during the academic year Expand your list of geographic alternatives to include areas outside of the New York city metropolitan area Many magazines such as Money Outside and Kiplinger s produce annual reports on the best places to work and live Expand your list of contacts in the legal community A discussion of how to expand your network through informational interviews is contained within Section VIII of the LEG and in the NALP Guide to Small Firm Employment which can be found in the Center for Career and Professional Development Seek guidance from Pace Law School alumni Contact the Center for information regarding alumni who practice in areas of topical and geographic interest to you Expand your employer research techniques and your pre interview research techniques to include information searches using Westlaw Lexis Nexis and the NALP Directory at www nalpdirectory com The Lawyer Directory on Martindale com is a comprehensive resource directory available for identifying law firms and individual lawyers Surf the Web Become familiar with the legal resources available on the Internet Utilizing a search engine such as Google for example can provide you with very helpful information including the websites of many law firms corporations and public sector organizations For a list of helpful Internet Resources please click here Check the Center for Career Development s Job Postings website at https law pace csm symplicity com students for up to date information on permanent summer and part time job opportunities that have been listed with our office Sharpen your interview skills Participate in a mock interview appointments for mock interviews conducted by a career counselor may

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  • Fall Semester Overview | Pace Law School
    200 attorneys and larger law firms nationwide typically recruit law students for the following summer at this time of year some of these firms participate in our on campus interview and resume collect programs Information on these firms can be found in the National Association for Law Placement s NALP Directory of Legal Employers which is available on line at www nalpdirectory com Please note that many of the large law firms only hire for their incoming classes by giving permanent offers to their summer associates with the result that there are few other positions available for graduating students If you think you might be interested in large firm practice know that the competition is stiff generally based on academic credentials and that you should apply before entering your second year third year if you a part time student Very few large law firms hire first year law students You can research those firms by referring to the NALP Directory at www nalpdirectory com The larger accounting firms also typically hire in the fall for the following summer Therefore as with large law firms if you are interested in permanent employment with one of these firms you should apply in the early fall of your second year third year if you are an evening student b Government Students interested in working for the government for the summer or upon graduation must often apply as early as the summer or early fall of the year preceding their intended start date Some government employers including the United States Attorney s Office New York District Attorney Offices including New York County Bronx County Queens County and Nassau County and the New York City Law Department regularly recruit on Pace s campus as part of our Fall OCI For most federal and some state

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  • Spring Semester Recruitment | Pace Law School
    Pace University Search form Search You are here Home Career Development Information for Students Spring Semester Recruitment Our recruitment program in the spring is specifically designed to meet the unique hiring needs of the small to mid size firms and public sector employers who often do not know their hiring needs as far in advance as the larger firms and government employers who participate in our fall recruitment programs In addition to contacting employers directly or responding to postings on Symplicity students may participate in our Spring Recruitment Program which takes place in February March and April each year Employers that Recruit in the Spring for Summer Positions a Private Sector Corporate legal departments small to mid size law firms and public interest organizations are more likely to hire in the spring for the following summer Since small firms make their decision to hire on an as needed basis the majority of small firm listings are received from February through May b Public Sector State judges generally hire for summer from January through May For state court judges in the Ninth Judicial District s Summer Judicial Internship Program the deadline to apply is generally in late March early April The

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  • Reciprocity Policy | Pace Law School
    Reciprocity requests are considered individually and are generally granted on a one to one basis The Center for Career and Professional Development reserves the right to suspend access by students or graduates of law schools whose requests for reciprocity become substantially disproportionate to Pace Law School s A written request for services from an authorized representative of the requesting student s graduate s law school placement office must be received in advance of the office visit Services are available for a period of three months following the receipt of the letter of request Available services include use of the office s reference materials resource room and access to job listings on Symplicity from our office computers Reciprocity candidates will not be granted access to remote online job listings if such access is not provided to students and graduates of Pace Law School Please contact the Center for Career and Professional Development for further information regarding website access prior to registering We expect therefore that reciprocity requesting schools will provide in kind access Services do not include counseling or participation in on campus resume referral programs Reciprocity recipients wishing to use the resources in our office must make arrangements with us

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  • Judicial Clerkship Information | Pace Law School
    judge such as the Chief Judge of the Connecticut Supreme Court or to a federal magistrate or district judge in any United States District Court or as a pool clerk as part of a group of clerks who handle the work of several judges sitting in a particular court such as a law clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court Judicial Branch or with the New York State Appellate Division 3 rd Department Legal Research Staff The time to apply for a clerkship varies and depends on the type of clerkship and court For some state courts and judges law clerk applications should be submitted in the spring of your second year third if you are evening student Others courts request applications be submitted over the summer following your second year third if you are evening and through the fall of your final law school year Most although not all federal judges post clerkship opportunities on OSCAR the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review a centralized resource for notice of available clerkships clerkship application information and law clerk employment information Although federal judges may now begin posting post graduate opportunities for students as early as the summer after your first year of law school many opportunities continue to be posted throughout your second and into your third year and following graduation For information about specific law clerk openings for individual federal judges you will need to create an account on OSCAR and check it regularly OSCAR allows you to file your application online and your recommenders to directly place their letters of recommendation in your online files Judges can then review and manage law clerk applications online Each applicant must create his her own profile select judges upload documents and have his her recommenders upload their recommendations Note that not

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  • Information For Alumni | Pace Law School
    in your career whether you are seeking a change of position or general career advice General Services Alumni career needs whether for new graduates or experienced attorneys differ from those of current students Our goal through individual counseling sessions alumni specific career programming employer and search firm outreach continuous research regarding various career resources and the ongoing development of this website is to address these needs We have successfully assisted hundreds of alumni with career transitions as well as general career goals and counseling We maintain lists of legal recruiters and other tools for job searching in NY and other jurisdictions please contact the CCPD at 914 422 4217 or careers law pace edu for further information Get Involved In addition to working with you on your professional goals we would also would be delighted to have you volunteer your time in several ways as a career fair participant program panelist informational interviewer and or as a part of contact at your employer Returning to Work In response to increasing numbers of Pace alumni and other attorneys who have taken a break from practice and who are now interested in returning or entering practice for the first time Pace Law

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