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Student Lawyer magazine gives law students the guidance they need to get through law school and start a legal career.

Student Lawyer magazine subscription is included in ABA membership for law students. Non-law students can subscribe to Student Lawyer for $25. Student Lawyer is published four times a year and available online for members.

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Latest Issue

Civility in the Profession Issue – November/December 2016

November December Cover 2016

Cover Stories

Want a successful legal career? Be nice By Erik Badia

You can zealously represent your clients without being a schmuck, and lawyers promise your career and your clients will be the beneficiaries.

Activism and your legal career By Lynae Tucker

How should you address your passionate views when a job is at stake? With care and planning, experts say.

Politics as usual at the office? By Lynae Tucker

Should you discuss guns at the office? What about abortion? Proceed with caution.

>>Read the full issue: Student Lawyer – November/December 2016, Civility in the Profession Issue


The Modern Lawyer Issue – September/October 2016

September October 2016 cover

Cover Stories

Must you conform to get a job? By Lynae Tucker

Times are changing, but whether you can showcase your personality with your dress, tattoos, piercings, and other ways to express yourself is still a judgment call.

Job hunting: What not to do By Erik Badia

Hiring managers and partners across the country offer their best tips for avoiding these mistakes they still see way too often.

How 5 students rocked their networking skills

Networking isn’t as hard as so many people make it out to be. Here’s how students segued personal contacts and skills into jobs.

>>Read the full issue: Student Lawyer – September 2016, Modern Lawyer Issue