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Walking across the stage to receive her diploma might be only the second-most memorable experience of Larisa Bowman’s graduation day from Stanford University Law School in 2009.
Few things are certain. Death, taxes, and the fact that, after you read Robert FitzPatrick’s harrowing story, you will want to ensure you don’t experience the same trauma.
After a quick read of the headlines, it would be easy to conclude that the majority of recent law graduates are either without work or are spending their days working in nonlegal jobs. Statistical data say otherwise.
Lawyering can be a rewarding profession. Lawyers have opportunities to help people, contribute to society, exercise their intellectual and creative abilities, and make a good living.
Ignorance is bliss—or so the saying goes. But when considering the costs of legal research, the old adage doesn’t hold up so well.
David Menchaca had been preparing for Jeopardy his entire life. After years of watching the show, Menchaca decided it was time to try out.
Mike Yang is general counsel at Pinterest, where he heads the company’s newly formed legal department.
Practice areas, job hunting, tips for 2Ls.
When Rana DiOrio graduated from Vanderbilt Law School in 1991, she joined the corporate securities team at a large San Francisco firm.
During this time of frantic studying and hurried shopping, I urge you to remember to take time for yourself, your families and friends, and your communities.