You enter 1L Orientation and you look for someone to sit next to, hoping to strike up a friendship. Do you pick the guy your age in a baseball cap or the one who is 20 years older than you? I recently had the great pleasure of meeting, face-to-face, one of my former clients who
I’ve been in the law school advice business for almost 15 years (assuming you count the time I was actually in law school). My Top 5 Tips are as follows: Be sure you really want to go. Talk to lawyers. Find out what they do, how much they make, how much law school will cost
Thinking about attending law school part-time? For those of you who are working and/or taking care of families in addition to attending law school, part time programs are the best option. If you attend part time without attending summer school, you will finish law school in four years rather than three. However, you also have
Tomorrow (or today, depending on when you get this) is my 38th birthday. I share this so that the parents of my clients will stop reacting to my pictures on Facebook by saying, “That 25 year old is the person we hired to help you???” (Yes, this has happened, despite the fact that I remain
So, it’s been pointed out to me that there are a few pre-law reading lists coming up on blogs right now. Here are the highlights: http://legalcareers.about.com/od/educationandtraining/a/prelawreading.htm http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/2008/07/developing-an-i.html AWomaninLawSchool summer reading list: http://awomaninlawschool.blogspot.com/2008/05/pre-law-school-reading-list.html I looked at them, and for the most part I think the suggestions are (1) repetitive of what your law schools are going
Please listen in to my Blog Talk Radio Show tomorrow (it’s FREE like always!). I’m going to be talking with Spencer Aronfeld, author of “Make It Your Own Law Firm,” a guide for law students on what they need to do to be self-sufficient as lawyers (and self-employed!) when they get out. Don’t miss it.
On Wednesday I’ll be hosting a Blog Talk Radio Show with advice for getting hired as a rookie attorney. Whether you’re about to graduate from law school or you haven’t even started yet, I promise you insights from people responsible for hiring. They will be sharing their suggestions for maximizing your chances of finding a
Thursday was a great day for me. I started off with a TV interview. Then, I met up with 4 of my former clients. I try to do this whenever I travel. I really enjoy helping people get into law school, and seeing how they are doing and what they’ve learned while in law school