Tag: LAw students

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2018’s Top 8 Tips for Law Students

December 21, 2018

Via: FindLaw

While quite a bit has changed about law school over the years, one thing certainly hasn’t: It’s difficult. Luckily for law students these days, there’s plenty of advice online that you can use to help figure out what’s going to […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

How Tech Can Help Law Students With Mental Health

November 2, 2018

Via: FindLaw

For law students, mental health is very important. With all the stress of keeping up, cold calling, outlining, and exams, not to mention all the requirements that lead up to the bar exam and admission into the bar, if law […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Can Law Students Intern at Solo or Small Firms?

May 4, 2017

Via: FindLaw

With summer coming up quickly, many law students are looking for internships. But in an economy that has rocked legal education and employment, many aspiring attorneys do not know what are the chances of getting an internship. Others do not […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Law firm uses speed-dating approach to law student interviews

November 9, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

A New York law firm is taking an alternative approach to on-campus interviews. Herrick Feinstein recently invited about 50 law students to a cocktail party and interviewed them in a process that has similarities to speed dating, (sub. req.) […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Tech companies hire law students for internships

June 23, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

Technology companies such as Facebook and Microsoft are hiring law students as summer interns in their legal departments, though the positions aren’t a path to jobs straight out of law school. Pay for the internships ranges from nothing to $7,500 […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Is law school a ‘fruitful choice’? Pay boost for JDs suggests a benefit, study says

June 22, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

The New York Times is taking another look at the value of law school after critics said its story highlighting the struggles of Valparaiso law school grads had ignored some bright spots in the statistics. The latest New York Times […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Was law school worth it? Only 20% of recent grads strongly agree

March 25, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

A pilot study of law graduates from seven law schools quantifies the decline in satisfaction with the decision to go to law school. The pilot study (PDF) found that only 38 percent of recent grads said they had a “good […]