A New Lawyer Blog to Watch

I just found a great blog by an attorney. Among some funny articles, I found a post about how the employment trend is impacting the desireability of legal internships with nonprofit organizations. Here’s how one nonprofit is reacting: See Litination. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law school admission guide book:

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9 Observations Regarding the Legal Job Market

I am not a career counselor, but everyone applying to law school should be thinking about the marketability of a lawyer’s skills and education. I called upon a real expert in legal hiring, Amanda Ellis, president of Amanda Ellis Legal Search (www.aellislegal.com). Amanda focuses on the placement of bankruptcy attorneys nationwide and of all attorneys

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How Binding is “Binding Early Decision”?

“Exactly how binding is early decision?” Thanks to Nathaniel for this great (and timely) question. LSAC lists obligations of the law schools and obligations of law school applicants in the admission process, and one of the key obligations of a law school applicant is in regard to binding early decision programs. I urge all law

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The Value of Internships in Applying to Law School

During my first phone consultation with prospective law school admission consulting clients, often a parent or applicant will tell me they’ve had “great internships.” These invariably include things like UC-DC programs, interning with a Member of Congress (which really just means answering calls and giving tours of the Capitol building, right?), or perhaps something in

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How to Spend the Summer Before Law School

A great post about how to spend your 0L summer. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law school admission guide book: The Law School Admission Game and made admissions decisions at two ABA-approved law schools. In 2004 she founded Law School Expert and has helped thousands of applicants navigate the tough

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How to Find a Law Job

My husband was driving to court today in Oxnard, CA and saw a van with an ad on the side. We looked up the website and found a site that claims to be the largest resource for law jobs for attorneys and law students. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law

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