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Something to be thankful for in Maryland – Uniform Bar Exam coming in 2019

It's been a while since #UBEWatch has had anything to do. Mostly, it's been a waiting game.It's been a year since the Illinois Board on Admissions to the Bar held hearings into the adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam. Sandy Gallant-Jones, then the Law Student Division’s 7th Circuit governor, spoke

Everything a 2L really needs to know about citation

Ben Fernandez November 21, 2017

Every first year law student is taught citations, most using the infamous 565-page Bluebook.  I doubt anyone covers the whole book.  But my impression is

Editing: The alchemy of writing

Joe Regalia November 08, 2017

Have you heard the secret to being a brilliant writer? Because there is one. An ancient trick used by all the greats, from Aristotle to

The Gamble of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

ABA Law Student Division June 22, 2017

Young lawyers are needed to fill public service roles but often law school debt funnels them into higher paying positions. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Podcast: Student loans – look before you leap

ABA Law Student Division December 22, 2015

With lower starting salaries and higher tuition rates, today’s law students face tough decisions when it comes to financing their education. In addition to 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

In-House Law: Do They Even Hire Students?

Carla DeVelder November 01, 2013

The stereotypical career trajectory for an in-house lawyer begins at a midsize to large law firm. As corporate legal departments have not traditionally been equipped

Student Lawyer: The New Lawyer

Student Lawyer November 02, 2017

What does the lawyer of the future need to know? It's a lot more than just the law. No matter where you land after graduation,

Essential tech skills for the new lawyer

Catherine Sanders Reach November 02, 2017

Whether you’ve already landed a job, you’re looking for a job, or you’ve just started law school, from now until the end of your career,

Lessons from year one: Networking really is that important

Josephine Bahn and Christopher Jennison June 15, 2017

You may be reading the title and thinking – really?  Law school administrators and career services already tell us about the importance of networking, and some

Networking starts on day one

Amanda Ziemann June 12, 2017

Most law students quickly realize that law school is so much more than attending classes and studying. While your schoolwork is a critical component (and

How to resist the allure of a traditional practice

Student Lawyer January 01, 2017

Don’t send another resume before reading these stories of lawyers who forged their own career path— and are glad they did.

Is politics your passion?

Lynae Tucker January 01, 2017

A Congressional staffer shares his story and offers suggestions on how to build a satisfying career in public service.

Introducing our new ABA Law Student Podcast host, John Weber

ABA Law Student Division September 18, 2017

The end of bar exam season results in many happy law grads, an exciting future of career paths, and a new ABA Law Student Podcast

Wisconsin criminal defense attorney talks about building a defense under the glare of cameras

Student Lawyer September 01, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to go behind the scenes of the defense of Steven Avery, whose conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach became the