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Coronavirus resources and information for law students

Coronavirus has upended the legal education landscape. We know you have questions about how to study online, whether the bar exam will proceed this summer, and the myriad questions about how you're supposed to function on a daily basis. We've assembled this guide with a

Uniform Bar Exam

Something to be thankful for: Indiana adopts the Uniform Bar Exam

It would be an understatement to say this has been a difficult year for anyone who has had to take the bar exam. We've gone over this already here at the Law Student Division. But as we round toward the not-a-moment-too-soon end of 2020,

Get tips on how to responsibly manage your credit and debt

ABA Law Student Division November 12, 2020

Do you know that potential landlords, employers and even utilities companies routinely access credit scores as part of their application process?

Learn about investment essentials from a financial expert

ABA Law Student Division November 06, 2020

When it comes to investments, there is a lot to think about—especially, while managing the stressors and workload of law school.  Having a

Get tips on how to responsibly manage your credit and debt

ABA Law Student Division November 12, 2020

Do you know that potential landlords, employers and even utilities companies routinely access credit scores as part of their application process?

Learn about investment essentials from a financial expert

ABA Law Student Division November 06, 2020

When it comes to investments, there is a lot to think about—especially, while managing the stressors and workload of law school.  Having a

5 questions to ask before becoming a construction lawyer

Tom Dunn and Lexie Pereira October 13, 2020

While construction law is generally a lesser-known practice of law amongst law students, it is by no means small. In fact, construction is

COVID-19 and the path to the profession: Is a legal career still the right choice?

ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Section October 12, 2020

Both law schools and the legal profession are facing a number of changes as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. This, coupled with

Student Lawyer: How to lead in your legal career with civility

Student Lawyer November 18, 2020

Attorneys hold a unique position in society and have a responsibility to be peacemakers. That starts with practicing with civility. Here’s how to

The rules of civil(ity) procedure

Christopher Brown November 01, 2020

Imagine being a third-year associate and heading to your first deposition without a more senior lawyer from the firm. You’ve sat second chair

On-Campus Interviews: Bouncing back after not getting a job offer

Heidi Weaver April 27, 2020

As I write this article, there is a hiring freeze in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and nobody is certain when the

Ask the Hiring Attorney: How do I hire a legal recruiter?

Shauna Bryce December 20, 2019

Q: How do I find a legal recruiter I can hire to help me find a job after I graduate and pass the bar?

Your legal adventure is out there! Considerations for choosing a path in the law

Rachel Gurvich and Margaret Hannon August 25, 2020

Law students often ask, “how do I know what kind of lawyer I want to be?” Or they see classmates who seem to

Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up, 1Ls? It’s okay!

Emily Hirsekorn August 18, 2020

“The lawyers I’ve talked to said I have to choose a path and stick to it!” “Everyone else seems