Beth Myers, an employ­ment lawyer with Boston-​​based Rodgers, Powers & Schwartz LLP, has accom­plished what many young lawyers have found to be a nearly impos­sible accom­plish­ment in this job market: she secured a full-​​time job in her chosen prac­tice area.

These days, so much is written about how dismal the legal job market is, but far fewer sto­ries have sur­faced about how newly minted lawyers should go about finding gainful employ­ment at a law firm — rather than Starbucks.

Myers, a 2009 grad­uate of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Law, faced a job market nearly as tough as the one law school grad­u­ates are facing today. Before grad­u­a­tion Myers had secured a clerk­ship with the Mass­a­chu­setts Supe­rior Court. But after grad­u­a­tion, that job fell through because of budget cuts in the state’s court system.

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