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How to get the job you want in a law firm by Ann Turnicky

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Law -- Vocational guidance -- United States.,
  • Law firms -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAnn Turnicky ; illustrated by Eugene Theroux.
LC ClassificationsKF297 .T875 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL675520M
ISBN 100471157422
LC Control Number97021708

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