It may have been a while since you have drafted a resume, and you might be surprised to learn that the rules are slightly different for a more seasoned candidate than for a junior attorney. For instance, consultants Valerie Fontaine and Roberta Kass recommend using a combination functional/chronological format rather than a straight reverse chronology of your work experience. Also, if you have more than five years of practice experience, you should be emphasizing your expertise over your education.
Older but Wiser: Resume Strategies
Special to Law.com
August 17, 2009