Legal Eagle “Falconer” Edition No 2: Randa Rafiq – La Trobe Law Students’ Association

As the Secretariat for Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), Randa provides a range of new resources to ALHR which greatly enhance their ability to promote, practice and protect universally accepted standards of human rights throughout Australia and overseas. As… Continue Reading

Wills & Wishes team executes 100th free will

By Ann Strunk It’s worth celebrating when you deliver an innovative legal service that uses an Australia-first model and delivers a century milestone. Over the past 10 months, 36 students built and delivered a legal service that gives City of… Continue Reading

LLS Career Workshop: What Career Options do Law Graduates have?

Finishing your law degree? Looking at your options for 2017?  Law graduates can explore a wide range of career opportunities, and whether you’re looking to practice, or use your degree in other ways, you need to start thinking about the… Continue Reading

How to Craft your Personal Brand on- and offline: 5 Key Tips from Career Expert Kris Young

Kris Young careers

On Wednesday 27 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Kris Young to present a workshop on social media and networking. We’ve summarised her top 5 tips to help you navigate through the social media and networking minefield: 1.… Continue Reading

How do you Launch a Law Career in the US? 5 Key Tips from US Lawyer Andrew David

Andrew David

On Thursday 7 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Andrew David to present a seminar on practicing law in the US. We have summarised his top 5 tips for Australians wanting to launch their law career in US: 1. Understand… Continue Reading

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Cover Letter & Resumes: sharpen your skills with Kris Young

Kris Young careers

Workshop 1: Cover Letter & Resumes Cover letters are meant to convey your personality, enthusiasm and professional strengths. Successful resumes are visually powerful and contain the most relevant content to showcase your skills and experience for the specific job. The… Continue Reading

Talking About Graduate Programs for Law Students

By Phoebe Johnston During the final year of my university studies I discovered that studying law leads to a number of different career opportunities. Personally, I was not sure whether I was ready to commit to a traineeship in a law firm. Hence, I decided to pursue… Continue Reading