New Law School Rankings by USNews

The new U.S. News Law School Rankings for 2011 have been published: The biggest jumps are UCDavis and William and Mary into the top 25. Minor movement among the top 10  – it will be interesting to see how many people Berkeley loses from the incoming class because they went from 6 to 9. Of

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Tune In: Job Prospects and Rankings

Tomorrow afternoon, I’m going to sit down with students at all 5 Bay Area law schools (Berkeley, Hastings, Santa Clara, San Francisco and Golden Gate) to discuss how they are feeling about job prospects and law school rankings. You can listen live and chat with us and ask questions tomorrow (Sunday 2/27) at 4 pm

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Lower Law School Tuition in Our Future?

I was reading the paper today and learned that the University of the South is lowering tuition by 10 percent. I thought, “Aha! Someone is finally listening to me!” Ok, it’s not a law school, but it is a fairly respected undergraduate school in the South. (I know these things, since I graduated from high school

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Advice for Getting Hired as a Rookie Attorney

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

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Thinking about Law School?

I hear from a lot of idealistic people – idealism is good. I’m a card-carrying idealist myself. And if you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how I feel about disgruntled lawyers – (in a nutshell: they should’ve gone in with open eyes, done their research, and should now conduct

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