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Student Lawyer: Breaking the Legal Career Mold

Student Lawyer magazine begins 2017 with a slate of articles on how to do things differently in your legal career. Here's what you'll find in the January/February 2017 issue. How to resist the allure of a traditional practice Let those who’ve taken

Submit to the 2016 Patent Quality Initiative writing competition

Sean Reilly November 04, 2016

The Patent Quality Initiative, an education, information and advocacy effort with the goal of improving the use and reliability of patents nationwide, is

Experienced attorneys share their greatest advice

Chapman LLC October 04, 2016

What’s the single best piece of advice or information you have received, and what impact has it made on your life to this point? After

Is politics your passion?

Student Lawyer January 01, 2017

A Congressional staffer shares his story and offers suggestions on how to build a satisfying career in public service.

Put your J.D. Advantage to Its greatest advantage

Student Lawyer January 01, 2017

Lawyers across the country are using their law degree in ways they never expected - it's called the JD Advantage. Here are tips on how you can, too.

Student Lawyer: Breaking the Legal Career Mold

Student Lawyer January 18, 2017

Student Lawyer magazine begins 2017 with a slate of articles on how to do things differently in your legal career. Here's what you'll find in the

Student Lawyer magazine's top stories of 2016

Student Lawyer January 04, 2017

Yesterday, we covered the top posts that started here on Before the Bar. Today we're going to look at the Law Student Division's publication, Student Lawyer

Free student loan debt webinar on Jan. 17

ABA Law Student Division January 13, 2017

How much student debt are you going to have after law school? The typical answer for a JD is "lots." Learn about the current landscape of

ABA sues over Public Service Loan Forgiveness denials

ABA Law Student Division December 20, 2016

Last year, the American Bar Association started a grassroots effort to save Public Service Loan Forgiveness for lawyers in public service and law students who

The importance of legal tech and continued education

ABA Law Student Division December 20, 2016

Law school provides many young attorneys with the critical thinking and analysis skills necessary to be a successful lawyer in today’s legal marketplace. In this

Law Student Podcasts: Here’s what you’re missing

Jason Jones December 01, 2016

Even busy law students need entertainment sometimes. Don’t miss out on some really interesting discussions—be sure to check out the ABA Law Student Division podcast.