Knowledge of the law is fundamental.
Knowledge of the legal profession is critical.
Knowledge of your career path is vital.
Knowledge of your professional network is priceless.
So . . . is it what you know, or is it who you know?
At Texas A&M School of Law, our home is a top-tier legal and professional market with a thriving economy. Fort Worth/Dallas consists of numerous law firms, corporate headquarters, government agencies and non-profits, allowing you greater access to lawyers, employers, bar associations and ultimately, more jobs. After all, Texas is the 3rd largest legal community in the U.S.
Networking is an integral part of your job search and future professional success. Making contacts within the legal community can help snag your important internship, land your first permanent position and grab critical client referrals.
Additionally, strategic and personal mentorships offer first-hand advice from practicing attorneys for invaluable insight.
Exposure to dozens of area bar associations and practice sections offer excellent opportunities for students and alumni to:
- Meet thousands of area attorneys.
- Participate in a variety of community service projects.
- Gain personal knowledge of a broad range of practice areas.
- Better understand the legal profession.
The Office of Career Services sponsors students to attend local bar association luncheons, and discounted student memberships are often available.
Learn more about the various area bar associations at the links here.