The November/December 2016 issue of Student Lawyer carries this one message: You can be civil and succeed as a lawyer. We teach you how to contend without being contentious, how to navigate office politics without alienating your co-workers, and update you on the DREAM Initiative and the Law Student Podcast.
You can zealously represent your clients without being a schmuck, and lawyers promise your career and your clients will be the beneficiaries.
How far can you go in showing your political stripes while maintaining a successful career? That depends on whom you ask.
Should you discuss guns at the office? What about abortion? Proceed with caution.
The 1L summer internship is the capstone to the first year of law school. You can finally get out of the classroom and put what you’ve learned to use in actual legal practice.
It’s no coincidence that my editor’s note is in this issue, which focuses on civility. The topic is important to me, particularly because I plan to go into litigation after law school.
Here's how to turn your nerves into a strength, not a weakness that keeps you from continually challenging yourself.
Even busy law students need entertainment sometimes. Don’t miss out on some really interesting discussions—be sure to check out the ABA Law Student Division podcast. Not only does it have new hosts, but the podcast also has new guests on unique topics. The most recent podcast featured an
Korin Shachaf, a 3L at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Wash., found her niche in college thanks to her passion for horses.
I Wish I'd Known By GLORIA ALLRED. Throughout my legal career I’ve taken what I’d call educated risks and followed my instincts. If I hadn’t done that, my life would have been very different. Early in my career, Judge Arthur Alarcon, for whom I clerked in law school, told me, “Gloria, you shouldn’t
It’s increasingly important we’re pro-active and focus on our own self-care and mental wellness.The most important factor in doing so is knowing when to get help.
John Louros, a 3L at New York Law School, has been recognized by the ABA Law Student Division with the Star of the Division Award.
News from law schools across the country, including a mobile legal clinic, pro se help in Ohio, an innovation lab to address legal issues, and a certificate in entertainment, media, and sports law.