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Technological understanding is an essential lawyering skill, according to the ABA Law Practice Management Section. It helps students manage their time and prepare for practice. In this article, some of the section’s resident technology experts present their best tips for law students.
In today’s competitive legal marketplace, law students need to be practice ready. Employers don’t have time to train new lawyers and are looking for employees that are prepared to lawyer on day one. Picking electives selectively and according to a plan is critical. This article provides tips to do so.
A job search is a time-consuming task. However, with some careful, upfront planning and fairly minimal upkeep, the job search can be both manageable and successful. Following this article’s six tips will guide you to a job search that fits your schedule.
Have you read the new E.D. Hirsch piece, “A Wealth of Words,” about vocabulary and how important it is to your long-term success? Hirsch cites an impressive number of studies demonstrating what Johnson O’Connor tried to show back in the 1940s and 1950s: that the size of your vocabulary is the single best indicator of your long-term success, whether in business or in the professions.
Now is the perfect time to consider what you need to do to be as successful as possible in law school. Law students easily become so focused on staying busy and putting in long hours that they may overlook basic strategies that will give them greater results for their efforts.
Luke Bielawski spent his summer hitting golf balls from the rough. He took an estimated 48,000 strokes as he golfed from California to South Carolina—or “From Tee to Shining Tee” as he called it. He was golfing to raise money for scholarships for impoverished children.
How to succeed in law school? Don't forget to enjoy it!
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Ben Zion sought career satisfaction. He found it as a small business owner. He uses his legal training to guide his new company on the path to success.