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Author: Amanda Ziemann

Amanda Ziemann Amanda Ziemann is a Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa's Chicago office where she specializes in placing attorneys in corporate legal departments in a wide range of industries in a variety of locations. Prior to joining MLA, Amanda was a trial attorney in both the public and private sector. She began her career litigating a variety of personal injury cases, and moved on to handle the subrogation department at a national creditor's rights firm. Most recently, Amanda was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in the Tort Unit.


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Why you shouldn’t discount creating a LinkedIn profile

October 18, 2017

One of my important tips I pass along to job seekers is to create and maintain a robust LinkedIn profile. This advice is often met with a big sigh or an eye roll. Yes, I know, another social media account to maintain. Hear me out: Whether you’re new in the marketplace


Networking starts on day one

June 12, 2017

Most law students quickly realize that law school is so much more than attending classes and studying. While your schoolwork is a critical component (and obviously the primary purpose of your being there), law school truly is the beginning of your legal career and, more importantly, your network.

There's a world of law out there to explore

There's a world of law out there to explore

November 20, 2015

It’s difficult to believe that I’ve been in the professional legal world now for 10 years. Law school feels like just yesterday — until I begin to think about all that I’ve seen and done since then. I’ve made some wrong turns, had some epic successes, made some incredible connections