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Congratulations law school graduates. We’re proud of you. Three years of law school is no small feat.
Our apologies - We couldn’t attend everyone’s graduation.
And sorry, but we couldn’t buy everyone a pair of novelty law socks.
However, for all the law school graduates out there, we offer this list of learning. Here’s 17 articles and insights that’ll launch you from law school graduate to new lawyer.
During law school, I never wasted 60 minutes on pleasure reading. If a book didn’t have “Casebook” or “Bluebook” or “Law” in the title, then forget it.
You’re a couple months out of law school, and you’ve already forgotten the speech given at your graduation. It’s expected and forgivable.
One of the most prevalent complaints by associates and recent law school graduates is the lack of meaningful mentoring by more seasoned attorneys.
Nearly 40,000 students across the country just breathed a sigh of relief after successfully completing three years of law school and receiving their Juris Doctorate degrees.
Being new is never easy, and starting a professional career can be a daunting experience for even the most confident law school graduates.
When young attorneys join a new firm fresh out of law school, they’re eager to start putting their hard-earned legal knowledge to use, but the realities of legal work can make them prone to early mistakes that could put their careers in jeopardy, attorneys say.
Starting a professional career can be a daunting experience for even the most confident law school graduates.
Have you ever created a checklist of items you want to have packed before you go on a trip? I
Going to law school is one thing; landing your first job post-law school is another. If you are finding yourself having trouble finding a job post-school sit tight.
As a recent college graduate I can remember the excitement I had as I walked down the aisle to receive my diploma.
Whether you graduate at the top of your class or the bottom, everyone has the potential to be a GREAT attorney.
As a recent law grad, you’re steadfast in winning your first legal job. So how do you boost your chances of getting hired?
Before we chose which college to attend, I bet one thing we took into consideration is which school was the best at the degree I would be working to earn. Sounds like a smart idea, right?
Taco Bell’s newest, top-secret innovation - a taco with cheese in the shell, called the “quesalupa”. The quesalupa might be lunch before torts or a torturous stomach ache. It’s a cheesy gut check, but it’s also something else. For law students, it’s a career lesson on expertise.
During college, I had a fraternity brother, Tommy, who one day pulled up in a shiny new, white/black-topped Jeep. The thing was spotless, gleaming and beautiful. No comparing it to my beat-up, old ’88 Nissan Altima.
We are all capable of learning new things and we all should be open to learning new things too. I mean knowledge is power, right? (At least that’s what ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ taught me). So listen up millennials in the legal profession, these tips from 2civility are for you.