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How to stand out when applying for your first job out of law school

Ned Barnett January 22, 2019

After completing law school, it can be challenging to find a job. It can be difficult to know where to begin looking, not

How to pick your area of legal practice

ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division January 16, 2019

There comes a time when you must decide on an area of legal practice you want to pursue. Whether you had an inkling of

Are Graduate PLUS Loans the best way to borrow for law school?

Michael Lux February 13, 2019

There is a great debate in the legal and financial aid community.  Is it a good idea to borrow money for law school?  How much

Find ways to manage your student loans and other debt in this Career Center webinar

ABA Career Center December 12, 2018

Debt and Credit Strategist Jen Lee and Creative Joy Director Samorn Selim, both lawyers, share their expertise on how law students and lawyers can navigate the waters of debt and careers in this webinar, "Key Strategies for Managing Student Loans and Other Debt."

How to pick your area of legal practice

ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division January 16, 2019

There comes a time when you must decide on an area of legal practice you want to pursue. Whether you had an inkling of

The realities of the 2019 legal job search

Cheryl Rich Heisler January 01, 2019

How do today’s law students (yes,we’re talking about students like you) stack up when it comes to making smart job-search moves?

Student Lawyer: The Justice For All issue

Student Lawyer January 31, 2019

On the heels of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, Americans have demonstrated an ideological shift in the way previously-incarcerated individuals are treated,

Law students speak: Why I do public interest work

Student Lawyer January 01, 2019

Nine students who’ve devoted part of their law school career to public interest opportunities explain why they chose the path they’ve taken, along with the most satisfying—and most challenging—aspects of their efforts.

How to stand out when applying for your first job out of law school

Ned Barnett January 22, 2019

After completing law school, it can be challenging to find a job. It can be difficult to know where to begin looking, not

OCIs and more: A tongue-in-cheek look at the legal job search

Josef Ventulan January 03, 2019

Besides finals, cold-calls, and the ever-present need to “keep it together,” a universal and timeless woe for most law students is the search and obtaining of employment. But, fear not fellow law students! Opportunity is everywhere.

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.

Looking for real changes for real diversity in the legal world (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division February 14, 2019

What unique challenges to people of color face in the legal profession and what can be done to effectively address these issues? In

Three law student moms tell you how to survive law school with children (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division January 18, 2019

Law school is stressful in and of itself, and adding the responsibility of parenting into the mix may make it sound almost impossible.