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Cover Letter Workshop

Cover Letter Workshop
Tuesday, November 6, 2018  | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Program Fee: $5 Student Members | $15 members | $30 non-members

Next to your resume, a well-crafted cover letter allows you to set yourself apart from the competition in what continues to be a highly competitive legal job market. Your cover letter not only functions as a critical marketing tool about your overall qualifications, but also serves as your writing sample of first impression.

Cover letters that are that are thoughtfully drafted can help open doors with employers, while poorly drafted documents will likely have the opposite effect. Job seekers who are intimidated or overwhelmed by the task of cover letter writing end up underselling themselves to employers. The workshop will include a panel discussion of cover letter writing pointers and strategies, followed by breakout sessions.

Note: This program will be most useful for those who have a draft coverletter and resume that they can bring and revise.

Speakers and Cover Letter Reviewers:
Marguerita Dolatly, Marguerita Dolatly Consulting
Danielle Fenn, Senior Assistant District Attorney, Queens District Attorney's Office
Linda Laufer, Career Consultant, Laufer Career Strategies
Adele Lemlek, Managing Director, Coaching and Transition Services, Greiner Consulting Group
Andrew Tallis, Managing Attorney, Office of Legal Affairs, NYC Human Resources Administration 


Laura Torchio, Senior Director, Career Services, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Sponsoring Committee:
Career Advancement and Management, Laura Torchio, Chair

42 West 44th Street New York 10036 UNITED STATES

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