How to Succeed in Law School

One of my favorite clients from this year who is packing up to attend George Mason School of Law sent me this e-mail yesterday: “about what kind of time commitment *is* law school, in practice, to succeed (by my definition, “succeed” meaning be in the top 15 or 10% of the class)?” My answer was:

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Arizona Gets its first Private Law School

The ABA has provisionally approved its first private law school in Arizona – The Phoenix School of Law. It appears their 25th-75th percentile LSAT range is in the low 150s. This is a great new option for people in AZ, NV, NM, Utah and nearby states to keep in mind. http://www.phoenixlaw.org/


What about Regional Rankings?

New to blogging and completely happy with some of the information I’m finding on the blogosphere for law school applicants! One law school admission committee member wrote this 2 years ago, and I’m only discovering it now but it’s still valid. She has four suggestions for committee members too caught up in the “rankings versus

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Brian Leiter agrees re: Law School Location

On his blog, Brian Leiter talks about rankings vs. location of law schools. I absolutely agree with him about the silliness of choosing a law school based on any particular year’s ranking. He has a good anecdote about a law student regretting his choice of Vanderbilt over Hastings when he wants to practice in the

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California Western School of Law

We just received my husband’s alumni magazine from California Western School of Law. I’ve always been fond of this school since I was Director of Admissions there in 2000 – 2001. The content of their alumni magazine (compared with mine from the University of Miami School of Law) gets an A+ for helpful articles –

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