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George Washington 1L giving back by pairing parents and students

March 01, 2021

Take it from Claire Cantrell: The job market is rough today. “I submitted and still submit so many job applications, probably nearing 200 at this point, with very few followups and interview requests because everything is so saturated right now,” recalled the recent George Washington

Zoom School of Law: From meme to moneymaker

November 01, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, one clever law student transformed the distressing idea of online law school into a multi-thousand dollar organization. Sadie Hillier’s Zoom Law School merchandise raised more than $46,000,

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Haley Taylor Schlitz: Writing what she knows

September 01, 2020

In her spare time during law school, Haley Taylor Schlitz and her mother published a book on homeschooling for Black children. The source of their expertise? Their own experience.

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University of Hawaii law student already a committed public servant

March 08, 2019

Brandon Marc Higa wears multiple hats in his community.  In addition to attending the University of Hawaii at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law, Higa works full-time as director for Resource Development, is a model and actor, and plays the clarinet in the Royal Hawaiian Band—and in


Head of the Class: Beating poverty in Africa, one child at a time

September 01, 2017

Imagine that, in addition to the challenges you face in juggling all your law school activities, you find yourself making calls to Kenya at 3 a.m. or having a Skype meeting with Kenyan lawyers between classes. To Stephen Fleischer, a third-year student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, this is

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Tell us who the Head of the Class is at your school

June 08, 2017

Who's at your Head of the Class? Do you have students doing interesting, unique, or noteworthy things while in law school? We at Student Lawyer Magazine want to hear about them. Each issue, in our Head of the Class column, we feature a law student making a name for

Head of the Class: New 'developments' help student keep growing

January 01, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of real estate agents across the country couldn’t weather the 2008 housing market crash and were forced to find other work. But not Nathan Palmer, a non-traditional student and 2L at Arizona State University—Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix.