Find out how the ABA is helping immigrant families get due process at the border and survivors of natural disasters recover through the YLD's Disaster Legal Services program. Plus, students tell their pro bono stories and offer their advice on how you can begin making your own legal
A system based on due process should offer immigrants no less, argues the ABA’s Judy Perry Martinez.
Six minutes and 13 seconds are now seared into the memory of a student whose experience has been forever changed by pro bono work.
With drive and commitment, you can make a difference after floods, fires, tornadoes, and other disasters.
Students tell their pro bono stories and offer their advice on how you can begin making your own legal impact.
It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about paying off law school loans. In some cases, if you go to the right school, make the right amount of money, and follow confusing steps that may go horribly awry at any point, you
No one says that doing good for others can’t also mean doing something good for yourself.
Spoiler alert: Employers complain about new lawyers’ writing skills. Here’s how to strengthen yours.
I was a bit of a late bloomer. I did well enough in high school and college, but I didn’t get serious about my study habits and career goals until law school. So when I arrived in Jackson, Mississippi, in the blazing-hot summer of 1993, I was terrified
If your goal is to work in the public sector, your first stop in your job hunt should be this directory.
A cheerleading coach realized the best way to help her kids was through the law.
When you give to others, you can change their world—and sometimes your own in the process.
Lawyers and law students come together in this issue to help you become the lawyer you’ve always dreamed you’d be. Lawyers reveal the best advice they’ve received from their colleagues
The best lawyers are those who are constantly open to growing, and sometimes that growth comes from unexpected sources.
Following in their footsteps: Those still knee-deep in law school and those who’ve graduated share what they learned about how to succeed.
Whether you want to work in BigLaw, in the public interest, in the court system, or somewhere else altogether, you’ll benefit from these pro tips on interviewing and networking.
“Lawyers have a license to practice law, a monopoly on certain services. But for that privilege and status, lawyers have an obligation to provide legal services to those without the wherewithal to pay, to respond to needs outside themselves, to help repair tears in their communities.” —U.S.
This first year is a whirlwind. Someone who’s just been there has some tips to make it a success, and even fun.
After a challenging start in the law, former child actor Jeff B. Cohen successfully combines his love of entertainment with his law degree.
To make the right career move, be sure you’re not asking the wrong career-change question.
Lawyers reveal how mistakes made early on taught them lessons they still recall today.
Lawyers and law students come together in this issue to help you become the lawyer you’ve always dreamed you’d be.
We're excited to announce that we're taking applications for our second Editorial Board of the ABA Law Student Division! Apply for a position on the Board by April 16. "Why apply for this law student editorial board," you ask? Sitting on an editorial board and earning publishing credits in law school is
#MeToo is perhaps the most complex topic we’ve covered in Student Lawyer, but it’s also arguably one of the most important. This issue of Student Lawyer lays down the law on office behavior, combating bias, finding those willing to help, and working to stem sex trafficking.
Get ready to navigate the fast-changing social terrain— during your summer externship, at your first off-campus interview, at a clerkship, or as you transition into your first “real world” job after your final semester—with these helpful tips from fellow students and legal professionals. 1. Think…and