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Test stress: This law school exam season, take care of yourself

In a recent article for The American Lawyer, Joanna Litt recounted the suicide of her husband. She attributed his death to the stresses of his law practice and of being a partner in big law. I saw this article posted at first by a single former law school

Test stress: This law school exam season, take care of yourself

Kimi Chernoby December 10, 2018

In a recent article for The American Lawyer, Joanna Litt recounted the suicide of her husband. She attributed his death to the stresses

Money medicine: Student loan lessons from the flu

Michael Lux December 06, 2018

As a law student there are many things you can be doing to “vaccinate” yourself from future misery.  A few small steps will leave you much better off in the future.

Do you owe student loans? Protect your information from student debt scammers

Andres Gonzalez November 26, 2018

Most of us will incur some type of student loan debt by the time we graduate from law school. Depending on the professional path we

Is there anything this law student doesn't do?

Tracey Than November 01, 2018

From startup ventures to life, Lee Chang, a 2L at the Brigham Young University—J. Reuben Clark Law School is following a path rarely taken through law school.

What kind of lawyer will you be? Take the Legal Career Quiz

ABA Law Student Division February 18, 2016

Some attorneys knew what kind of law they want to practice long before law school. Others may be well into their career and still trying

Student Lawyer: The Financial Intelligence Issue

ABA Law Student Division November 06, 2018

The issue of Student Lawyer tackles the high cost of being a law student in the November December 2018 issue. Learn how student loans work, how to plan for alternative paths to working in Big Law, and whether or not you should work while in school.

Law School Nation: November 2018

Jessica Gilgor November 01, 2018

News from law schools across the country including a sports and entertainment law blog, new technology certificates, and an initiative aiding the University of Iraq.

Making your case: 5 tools every job-seeking lawyer needs to have

Ryan B. Bormaster November 30, 2018

The legal industry is a highly-competitive one, and landing a job – especially if you’re a fresh graduate – is easier said than done. There are hundreds of applicants exactly as qualified as you are. Here’s a bit of advice to help you stand out and maximize your chances.

How do you ace OCI? The experts help you prep for on-campus interviews

ABA Law Student Division July 19, 2018

Are you getting ready for on-campus interviews? Nervous about how you'll do? To help you get ready for OCI, lawyers from both sides of the

JD detours: Alternative career paths for lawyers

Ambrosio Rodriguez December 03, 2018

Studies have found that approximately one out of every five students pursues an alternative career path after law school. There are many different careers that can benefit from your law degree. The job that’s best for you will ultimately depend on your most valuable skills and what you want to do.

Is there anything this law student doesn't do?

Tracey Than November 01, 2018

From startup ventures to life, Lee Chang, a 2L at the Brigham Young University—J. Reuben Clark Law School is following a path rarely taken through law school.

Learn how to be successful in law school in the Law Student Podcast

ABA Law Student Division November 28, 2018

Having difficulty navigating your hectic law school schedule? You’re not alone! Your new hosts for the ABA Law Student Podcast, Ashley Baker and Kristoffer Butler, talk to Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed, chairwoman of the ABA Law Student Division, about law student life and her goals as chair.

Diary of a part-time special education lawyer (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division June 08, 2018

Being a lawyer can sometimes seem like an all-consuming profession, but for lawyers with external responsibilities, part-time practice is a good option. In this episode