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The NALP Bulletin, a monthly magazine, presents news and issues of professional interest to NALP’s membership of over 2,500 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices, and law schools in the U.S., Canada, and beyond. The NALP Bulletin invites articles from members and other interested professionals. The NALP Bulletin is provided to NALP members as part of their annual membership fees. 

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Current Issue — September 2020:

  • Fall 2020: Preparing for a Semester Unlike Any Other by Beth Moeller

  • Class of 2019 Attains Highest Employment Rate in 12 Years as Uncertainty Looms for Class of 2020 by Danielle A. Taylor

  • Making Noise: Doing our Part to Dismantle Racism and White Supremacy in the Legal Profession by Alison Ashe-Card, Molly Stafford, and Nicole Netkin-Collins

  • Not Another Zoom Meeting: Tips to Improve Your Virtual Persona by Marsha Redmon

  • Celebrating 50 Years: Assessing the Role of NALP in Researching Law Schools and Firms by Judith N. Collins

  • The Federal Court Pilot Hiring Plan: A Brief History and a Look Forward by Blair Edwards and Michele Hoff
  • Being Better Advisors to Students of Color: Steps for Moving Forward by Sharon Buckingham

  • Shifting Priorities of Alumni Programs: Meeting Members Needs During Challenging Times by Paul Lazdowski and Claire Yan

  • Looking for Inspiration: A Call for NALP Nominations by Melanie Priddy and Rob Cacace

  • Virtual Meeting Practice Sessions Reveal Expectation Gap Between Students and Employers by Rachel Bosch, Hannah Kelly, and Jessie Spressart
  • One Step at a Time: The Path Forward for Recent Graduates by Alisa N. Benedict O’Brien
  • Navigating Remote Work Placements During COVID-19 by Elizabeth Goodwin
  • These Days: Lessons Learned from a First Attempt at Virtual Onboarding by Christopher McKenna and Angela Sordi
  • Counseling Law Students During COVID-19: Managing Expectations by Dina Alder
  • Newcomer’s Corner: Starting a New Job During COVID-19 by Freda Coleman-Jackson


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