Legal ethics: It’s not a class in your first-year curriculum. It’s a concept that will follow your every decision as a lawyer. And, just like the law itself, ethics rules are evolving.
There’s more to being a lawyer than reading case law and writing briefs. While you’ll certainly need these skills as a working attorney, many prospective lawyers overlook soft skills when applying for jobs in the legal field. But what are soft skills, why are they important, and how can you leverage them to stand out and get your dream job?
Too much studying can cause burnout. By adopting small changes in study habits, you can develop the skills you need to get the grades without the burnout.
Most everyone has heard a lawyer joke, especially if you’ve decided to go to law school. “What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A bad lawyer can let a case drag out for several years. A good lawyer can make it last even longer.”