McGeorge School of Law

Student Professionalism During Interview Season

You got the interview.

You got the job offer.

Now you can relax, right?

Not quite — How and when you respond to an offer can make a remarkable impact on your professional reputation and your relationship with possible employers. Professionalism is the key. NALP provides ethical standards for student professionalism including information on when you have to respond to offers.

Here you will find the answers to some of the questions law students ask most often about these ethical standards:


Contact the Career Development Office at or 916.739.7011.