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The modern resumé: short but substantive

Thursday, November 19, 2015 @ 7:00 PM | By Donalee Moulton

Today’s well-prepared lawyers have a notebook at the ready, a fully charged smartphone in their pocket— and an up-to-date resumé close at hand.

Resumés are no longer documents dusted off and updated only when a lawyer decides to look for work. They are an integral part of retaining clients, attracting new ones and being able to answer quickly when opportunity knocks.

“You need a resumé completed and ready to go as part of your marketing material,” says Warren Bongard, co-founder and president of ZSA Legal Recruitment....