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Law Firm Interviewing - Bar Association of San Francisco

The Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Law Student Committee of the Barristers Club present "Law Firm Interviewing: Tips and Experiences from Underrepresented and First-Generation Attorneys" on July 14th, where associate Anthony Guzman will join as a moderator and shareholder Philip Person as a speaker. The program will provide general advice regarding the law firm remote, on-site, and call-back interview process, aided by the lens and experiences of underrepresented and first-generation attorneys. In doing so, the program seeks to address, not only general preparation strategies, but also helpful insight into navigating the specific hurdles and pitfalls encountered by these communities. Topics which will be discussed include:

  • Interviewing in the Age of COVID-19
  • How to Prepare for a legal interview (i.e., research, resume, and interview strategies)
  • What Law Firms are Looking For in Candidates
  • Common Pitfalls/Shared Experiences/Lessons Learned