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Opportunities in corporate law practice and management for graduates and young attorneys

Opportunities in corporate law practice and management for graduates and young attorneys

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Published by American Law Student Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corporate legal departments -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Law Student Association.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14555039M

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