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What Do Firms Look For When Hiring New Lawyers?


This morning I saw on the Legal Skills Prof Blog that a new paper was released on SSRN by Professor Neil W. Hamilton entitled Changing Markets Create Opportunities: Emphasizing the Competencies Legal Employers Use in Hiring New Lawyers (Including Professional Formation/Professionalism). I ...

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Law Schools: “Give Me Your Weak…”

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Over at The Legal Whiteboard, Jerry Organ has taken my initial observation about the decline in law school applications from elite universities and run with it. In a series of posts titled Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (Parts One and Two), ...

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The Task Force Recommends Forming A New Task Force


So I went through the ABA Task Force On The Future Of Legal Education Draft Report in detail. So many words that don’t actually say anything. Attention Task Force: Stop with all the definitions. “Organizations, which are composed of people,” “culture …” ...

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