So, you are a law student. So, you know how to write. So–what are you waiting for? As a law student at the University of South Dakota school of Law, the only law school in my state, I began asking myself how I could set myself apart on my resume when
Mark Grotto, a 3L at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, grew up around the law. So it was no surprise that he’d follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue law school. What wasn’t predictable was the event that solidified Grotto’s desire to be a lawyer and his dedication
Are you worried about another difficult test even after you graduate—how you’ll handle the burden of repaying the cost of your education? You’re not alone, and the American Bar Association is working on the issue. In December 2016, the ABA and four attorneys with that very worry sued the U.S.
A Congressional staffer shares his story and offers suggestions on how to build a satisfying career in public service.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of real estate agents across the country couldn’t weather the 2008 housing market crash and were forced to find other work. But not Nathan Palmer, a non-traditional student and 2L at Arizona State University—Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix.
How far can you go in showing your political stripes while maintaining a successful career? That depends on whom you ask.
Should you discuss guns at the office? What about abortion? Proceed with caution.
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. Not only does it have new hosts, but the podcast also has new guests on unique topics. The most recent podcast featured an interview
Korin Shachaf, a 3L at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Wash., found her niche in college thanks to her passion for horses.
John Louros, a 3L at New York Law School, has been recognized by the ABA Law Student Division with the Star of the Division Award.
Two law students talk about the positives and negatives they experienced at this summer’s political conventions. The 2016 election cycle has been one of many potential presidential firsts. Voters had the chance to choose the first female president, Hilary Clinton; the first Jewish president, Bernie Sanders; the first billionaire president, Donald
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.
Networking. It’s a single word that can strike fear into the hearts of law students. From the moment you step onto campus as a first-year student, networking is championed by career services, experts, and scores of experienced lawyers. Here, your fellow students across the country tell their stories of how they landed an interview or a job by just being themselves, being resourceful, and using fate to their advantage.
Greetings and welcome back to the school year from Student Lawyer magazine. Let me introduce myself: I’m the magazine’s new student editor, and I’m here to continue the legacy of providing relevant and accurate advice to help you survive law school with a little less work.
Lauryn Collier is a planner. In 2014, the third-year student at The Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee launched her own company, New Palm Creations. The firm aims to be the first-of-its-kind fully functioning event planning and program management agency that offers all its services for little to no cost to its clients.
Five outstanding individuals were recently recognized by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association for his or her hard work, dedication, passion and enthusiasm displayed over the last year on the Law Student Division board. The awards given were the Star of the Division awards, the Silver Key