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, fluency in technology and skills that go beyond the legal field will help you shine. The November/December 2017 issue of Student Lawyer gets you on
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, you’ll market your own assets. At the beginning of your career, you may not have much legal expertise or experience, so your assets may be
Pick one, or several, of the newest technologies to gain an expertise in, and you could be solidifying your career success.
Your first job out of law school can be exhilarating and terrifying. You’ll likely be making more money than you ever have before, but the pressure to perform will also be unprecedented. One of the areas where you may find yourself off balance is in dealing with firm finances. Unfortunately, few
Nothing in the law is guaranteed. And when you’re racking up law school debt, that thought is particularly scary. Law students anxiously search for the perfect mix of academics and extracurricular activities in hopes of landing their first job. But the (not-so-secret) secret is that there’s no perfect formula to guarantee
You’ll join the Law Practice Division after you graduate, you say? No need to wait. You’ll benefit in so many ways from participation that starts today.
Perhaps like many of you, I went through law school planning to work at a law firm post-graduation. However, the closer it came to graduation, the more unsettled I felt about it. I felt the stress, long hours, and pressure weren’t conducive to my personality and the level of work-life
Stephanie Jackson, a 2L at Mississippi College, plays wide receiver for the DC Divas and hopes to use her law degree to launch a career in the NFL.
Paula Boggs says: "In my career, whom I know has been as important as what I know. Never burning a bridge and keeping friends close has been my secret sauce."
A decision on the ABA’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education over the agency’s move to retroactively disqualify employers from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is expected soon.
At its annual meeting in August, the ABA House of Delegates adopted Resolution 119B, which urges legislative bodies and school districts to enact statutes and adopt policies that “rigorously protect the ability of student journalists” to cover meaningful social and political issues without fear of retaliation. According to its
Law students successfully lobbied the ABA House of Delegates in August to adopt Resolution 108, urging Congress to amend federal law to add language that bar admission shouldn’t be denied based solely on immigration status. Support for the resolution was heavily one-sided in support of passage. In fact, the