Mary Beth Monzingo Speaks at Lee County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Lunch & Learn
Monzingo Legal Search is pleased to share that founder Mary Beth Monzingo Link was the featured speaker at the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division’s August Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Downtown Regional Library Meeting Room in Fort Myers, Florida. Mary Beth spoke about “How to make the team…what a legal recruiter looks for” and the legal job market outlook in general. Monzingo’s presentation was approved by The Florida Bar for Continuing Education Credits (CLE) for lawyers.
Mary Beth is a Certified Personnel Consultant by the National Association of Personnel Services. After over 25 years working within law firms at the management level, she founded Monzingo Legal Search in 2013 serving law firms locally and nationally with their attorney and paralegal hiring needs and providing law firm management and legal marketing consulting.
In the presentation, attorneys heard how the law job market has shifted in 2021, how to prepare for job changes in today’s environment, what partners of law firm are looking for on resumes and in backgrounds, how to present as a stand-out candidate and other tools and tips for moving your legal career forward, including:
- Hot practice areas and how to monitor the market.
- Getting clear on career goals and direction.
- Top skills and experience law firms are seeking.
- The resume – what works and what does not. How to prepare an application “package” for potential employers.
- Your online presence and why it matters more today than yesterday.
- What to ask and what to look for when considering joining a law firm.
- The importance of establishing relationships with recruiters and Firm Administrators, office managers, and hiring attorneys then staying in touch.
The video recording of the meeting can be found on the LCBA YouTube Channel.
Founded in 2013, Monzingo Legal Consulting is a national legal recruiting and law firm consulting agency. The firm places direct-hire and contract attorneys, paralegals and staff in law firms nationwide. Additionally, Monzingo consults with law firms and attorneys on their marketing and management needs, including helping startup firms establish and market their law practice. For more information, call (239) 770-8823 or see www.monzingolegal.com.