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Career and Professional Development Resources for Law Students: Career Planning & Job Search

This guide provides career and professional development resources for UST law students.

Find Library Resources

LibrarySearch is the library catalog of six private colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, including Saint Thomas. Books from other campuses can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice..

Searching by the following subject keywords or subject headings will help you find relevant resources:

If you would like to browse the library collection of legal career resources, they are located on third floor by call numbers KF297-KF299.

Legal Employment Links

ABA Legal Career Central
ABA Legal Career Central provides resources for lawyers, law students, and employers, including job tips, profiles of attorneys from a variety of law practice environments, and more.

National databank of legal jobs. Also includes career services, recruiter resources, forums, and news. Requires membership.

National Association for Law Placement (NALP)
A leading resource on the state of employment in the legal profession. Its resources include employment trend data and helpful information for new lawyers and laterals.

ABA Law Student Division: Career Resources
A collection of resources from the ABA's Law Student Division to help law students find networking and job opportunities.

U.S. Department of Justice: Attorney Vacancies
A searchable database of current attorney job openings with the U.S. Department of Justice.

U.S. Courts Employment Opportunities
A collection of employment opportunities throughout the Federal Judiciary.
A job search web site for the legal profession, serving both job seekers and employers.

Law School Resources

Early-Career Resources

Career Planning & Job Search

Legal Career Transition

UST School of Law Office of Career & Professional Development

Office of Career & Professional Development
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (651) 962-4860
Fax: (651) 962-4861

University of St. Thomas
School of Law, MSL 124
1000 LaSalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact the Law Librarians

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Schoenecker Law Library
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Reference Librarians
(651) 962-4902
Reference Hours

(651) 962-4900
Library Hours