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A very cross court: How to survive an angry judge

November 11, 2021

Judges yell. It's a fact of life. And if you're an attorney who has spent a large portion of your career in the courtroom, you've probably had a judge yell at you. Yesterday (or for future readers, November 10, 2021), this axiom played out in

Webinar Replay: So You Want to be an In House Counsel

April 15, 2019

Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work as an In-House Counsel.

Conference highlights path to being effective litigator

January 01, 2016

By Ayan Islam AYAN ISLAM, 11th Circuit Governor, is a 4L student at University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. A panel of litigation experts offered students insights on how to be effective litigators at an October event at the University Of Baltimore School Of Law co-hosted

Kyle Jackson: Scoring a Touchdown in a National Mock Trial Competition

April 01, 2015

By M. Blair James M. BLAIR JAMES, a 3L at the University of Kentucky College of Law, serves as lieutenant governor of communications for the ABA Law Student Division's Sixth Circuit. The Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) has a rich tradition of success in the national mock

University of Manitoba Students Out-Negotiate Competitors

April 01, 2015

By Avery Mayne AVERY MAYNE is a 3L at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and served as national student director for the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition. The media glorifies lawyers as heroes of the courtroom. Many law students rank the portrayals popular characters such as Atticus Finch, Assistant D.A.

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Exploring Growing Areas of Law

February 01, 2013

By Janan Hanna. Building on Student Lawyer’s article about hot practice areas (February 2012), this year we examine three areas of law that are starting to grow because of changing demographics, health care reform, and a poor economy. While major change is often scary, if

I Wish I'd Known - Trey Cox

November 01, 2011

My advice to any young litigator is to jump in and try it. Approach your trial practice as if you were Mikey from the old Life cereal commercials.