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Experts Call on Law School Hopefuls to Apply Early
December 4, 2018
Despite the rolling admissions process that many law schools use, experts in the field recommend that law school applicants apply earlier than not. Why? Let's take a closer look.

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99-Year-Old Public Defender Setting the Bar High
September 19, 2018
Morton Katz, a 99-year old UConn Law graduate, has some words of wisdom for law students today. He has put his law degree to more than good use. Let's take a closer look.

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Even Higher Salaries Ahead for Top Law Grads?
August 28, 2018
The promise of a high salary is one of the things that draw many people to law careers. Now comes news that top law firms are offering even higher salaries to entry-level JDs. Here’s a closer look at what to expect, including where public sector salaries stand in comparison.

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Will You Have to Sign an Arbitration Agreement?
July 17, 2018
Employers often ask employees--and in this case, summer associates--to sign arbitration agreements in which they give up their rights to sue the company or firm over job-related issues such as wrongful conduct or sexual harassment. Some big law firms still require summer associates to sign mandatory...

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How to Choose a Firm for Your Summer Associate Experience
July 19, 2017
If you’re already thinking about your summer associate position for next summer, you’re in good company.   Big firms hire summer associates all the time, but finding an associate position at a small firm has its perks, too.  It’s a constant debate among law students...

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The Inside Scoop: What Law Firms Really Want
May 6, 2015
how can you ensure that you’ll stand out from the crowd when applying to a law firm? Try these three techniques.

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Step Away From Your Textbooks...And Into a Courtroom
May 6, 2015
Law school is known for its massive quantities of reading. But everything you learn in law school has roots in real people, and there’s no better way to comprehend this for yourself than by taking yourself to court.

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January 17, 2019

Attending law school is a pivotal step on the journey to becoming a legal professional. But the reality is it's not all sunshine and roses. In additio...


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January 1, 2019

Today is not just New Year’s Day, it’s also Copyright Law Day. And while it may not be as well-known as its shared holiday, it’s still important...


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December 19, 2018

Whether you’re a law student or a law graduate, you have probably got a lot of commitments in your life. Adding another item to your to-do list may ...